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Don Lattin may be right that the “most important” experiments of Timothy Leary’s Psilocybin Project took place at 64 Homer Street, in Newton.
Letters to the Boston editor, February 5, 2010
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| February 05, 2010
Vegas and Jungleland
Paul Shaffer is a happenin’ cat. Pick an It Moment from pop culture over the past 30 years and Shaffer was there. He was an original band member on Saturday Night Live . He played hapless promo guy Artie Fufkin in This Is Spinal Tap . Disco? He co-wr
Paul Shaffer and the Big Man tell all
| November 27, 2009
Luis's Lost Years
It had been nearly half a century since Luis Tiant stood on the Cuban soil where he was born, and where he first learned the skills that would see him become one of the greatest and most beloved pitchers in Red Sox history.
After five decades of exile, Red Sox great Luis Tiant journeys back to Cuba
| April 24, 2009
Non-journalists: you know them when you see them
Coming up with a satisfactory definition of who's a journalist is tricky. But as the New York...
| December 17, 2008
In "Karsh 100: A Biography in Images," which is now up at the Museum of Fine Arts, his iconic shots of Winston Churchill, George Bernard Shaw, and Ernest Hemingway are defining portraits of the men in all their crusty manliness.
Photos from Yousuf Karsh, William Christenberry, and the PRC
| November 10, 2008
Last-minute slime from MCain
John McCain is ending the election on a low note. Here, via CNN, is the translated conclusion of a robocall that started going out to...
| November 04, 2008
Fiedler on the spot
As jobs in journalism-education go, Tom Fiedler’s new gig isn’t bad. Quite the contrary.
Having taken the reins of BU’s contentious College of Communication, Pulitzer winner Tom Fiedler learns to navigate the thorny world of academia
| August 20, 2008
Jackson's sweet dream
This article originally appeared in the March 4, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign
| March 07, 2008
The case of Milan Kohout
Kohout, a serious man, was engaged in the serious business of political protest.
The right of a performance artist represents the rights of all Americans. Plus, an opportunity with Cuba.
| February 21, 2008
Some believe democracy can save the world. Others wonder whether it can even work in America.
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival on the campaign trail
| January 08, 2008
Why RI Republicans fail
Providence Journal op-ed columnist Edward Achorn has made repeated reference to the apparent “learned helplessness” of Rhode Islanders.
Quick to blame Democrats, the local GOP can’t seem to find candidates or a long-term plan of its own
| November 14, 2007
The power of speech
The press — or some of it — at least some of it have put Barack Obama on the road to oblivion.
Obama can talk his way to the presidency
| September 05, 2007
“Summer joys are spoilt by use,” wrote John Keats, meaning the less you do between June and August, the better.
Summer reads to cool off with
| June 28, 2007
People have been lamenting the media’s coverage of anti–Iraq War activism for about as long as people have been opposing the Iraq War.
Memo to the anti-war movement: don’t blame the media
| March 30, 2007
Cop or drug dealer?
Meet Roberto Pulido, 41.
Roberto Pulido’s story shows how easily the divide between law-keepers and law-breakers can break down — if nobody is paying attention
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| November 09, 2006
JP residents on fearing Fidel
The streets of Miami’s Little Havana were bustling with Cubans earlier this month, anxious about Fidel Castro’s sickness and his decision to cede power, at least temporarily, to his younger brother Raul.
HANNAH VAN SUSTEREN
| August 23, 2006
Graham Greene’s last interview
This article originally appeared in the June 28, 1991 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
A great writer condemns US interventionism
JOHN R. MACARTHUR
| June 28, 2006
Where is the hate - side
| March 22, 2006
Win or lose?
The Korean War is the altercation I, like most Americans, know least about, except that the US once again sent in troops, and it was against godless Communists rather than Allah-driven terrorists.
The HFA looks back at Korea
| March 01, 2006
Best left alone
Wshould offer a tax break to a group described by an authoritative source as “generally more intelligent, better looking, imaginative, and multi-talented” than the majority of the population: Left-handed people.
Politics and other mistakes
| February 22, 2006
There’s got to be something more important in Maine to get your knickers knotted up about than the political convolutions currently contorting way too many pairs of skivvies.
Politics and other mistakes
| January 25, 2006
Yayo for president?
Bad news for cokeheads everywhere: the chances of Bolivia becoming for cocaine users what Amsterdam is for pot smokers are slim.
Why Bolivia's new boss won't turn his country into a full-fledged narco-state.
| January 05, 2006
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