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You're Doing It Wrong: Beards
The beard. It's the manliest accessory a dude can sport, the hirsute seat of his virility, an announcement that he is one bad mamba jamba with testosterone and style to spare.
Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
| November 09, 2012
Photos: Boston Facial Hair Fiasco at Church
Facial fuzz afficianados gathered at Church for the Boston Facial Hair Fiasco's beard and mustache competition on Saturday, February 18, 2012.
Church | Saturday, February 18, 2012
| February 24, 2012
SXSW 2010: [Photos] 'Stache by 'Stache West
Photos of the great moustaches of SXSW 2010.
In pursuit of the hirsute at SXSW 2010
| March 26, 2010
These two bearded dudes walk into a bar
Ever wonder what the world would be like if growing facial hair were a professional sport?
Battle of the beards in Somerville
| February 19, 2010
Photos: Get Your Beard On Saturday at Precinct
Photos from the Somerville Arts Council's winter beard contest
Beards-a-poppin' at Union Square's Precinct on February 13
| February 19, 2010
A ’stache grows in Providence
Beards are easy. Almost any guy can grow some scruff, and in some circles, it's almost de rigueur. But a mustache — that takes work, and it takes guts. A mustache is bold.
Sex Confident Dept.
| November 20, 2009
IndieArts' sensory overload
If Providence is to become the "Creative Capital" of Mayor Cicilline's latest marketing campaign, it will take more than a few orange P's affixed to politicians' lapels and plastered on signs about town.
Taking it to the streets
| July 17, 2009
24. Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis
If rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for Lex Luthor, then rooting for these Red Sox is like rooting for Ben Affleck in Dazed and Confused. Pedroia and Youkilis are generic jocks in varsity coats who pull up in sports cars and torment the dweebs of
If rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for Lex Luthor, then rooting for these Red Sox is like rooting for Ben Affleck in Dazed and Confused. Pedroia and Youkilis are generic jocks in varsity coats who pull up in sports cars and torment the dweebs of the American League. If that's not unsexy enough, until recently Youkilis was rocking the worst goatee in history, while Pedroia is still 5'7", bald, and buzzard-nosed.
Boston Phoenix Staff
| March 26, 2009
The Big Hurt: Here come the summer fests
Look alive, alt-metal fans. Time to polish the wallet chain, spray some Febreze on the ol’ cargo shorts, and dye your goatee purple for maximum extremeness: festival season is nearly upon us!
‘Excellent entertainment-value propositions’ for all!
| May 06, 2008
A close call
Another suspect was nearly charged with the Gallagher shooting
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| February 06, 2008
Streets of gold
The mustache seems to be making a comeback — in the popular imagination if not on upper lips.
Who is that stashed man?
| September 05, 2007
What comes to mind when you think of roots music? Neatly trimmed facial hair?
Bread and Roses do the regular-joe thing
| August 29, 2007
Worst in breed: Media
Who are the unsexiest media men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men 2007
| April 12, 2007
Able not to hear
During the years 1796 to 1801, John Brewster Jr. painted the portraits of Colonel and Mrs. Thomas Cutts of Saco.
Early American deaf painter John Brewster Jr. at the PMA
| January 31, 2007
Boston bands rock the living room
However much you think you know about the local music scene, you almost certainly don’t know as much as Andy Guthrie and Jen Kelley.
Bringing down the house
| December 06, 2006
All about Allen
Clean-shaven and dressed in a sport coat and tie, 28-year-old Allen Ginsberg, stood in front of an enthusiastic and energetic audience at the Six Gallery on Fillmore Street to read from a new poem — “Howl” — that he had begun writing 44 days before.
Celebrating Ginsberg’s life
| September 27, 2006
Not bummed out
Allmusic.com refers to Josh Homme’s old band Kyuss as “a heavy metal Velvet Underground . . . pioneers of the booming underground ‘stoner rock’ scene of the 1990s.”
Eagles of Death Metal pursue Death by Sexy
| April 20, 2006
ID Check: Padraig Shea
There are at least three people who read this column every week.
| April 05, 2006
82. Keith Jardine
Want to have a face like the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s “Dean of Mean”? Start with something pink and hairless — a sour peach, say, or a piglet — and then smash it with your fists until it’s a bleeding, cauliflower-eared meatbag. Finally, grow a pa
| January 01, 1900
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