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Review: George Michael | Faith: Remastered

Long before he was driving into storefronts and gladhanding undercover police officers in public restrooms, George Michael was in the closet and struggling to break free from having been in the short-shorts-wearing duo Wham! Faith did the trick, despite
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By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  January 28, 2011
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The Big Hurt: The decade ahead

As a new decade dawns, it's time to cast a curious eye toward the future.
Music predictions for the pubescent millennium
By DAVID THORPE  |  January 15, 2010
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Out, loud

"Did I turn this into a big gay interview?" Given I've been folding my boyfriend's briefs throughout our conversation, I don't think Gossip's Beth Ditto has anything to worry about on that front.
Might the world finally be ready for Gossip?
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  October 09, 2009

Stage blogging

The main characters of the play Speech and Debate, three Oregon high school misfits, do a lot of their living among the modern technologies of chat rooms, Google, and personal video blogs.
A chat room sex scandal
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 01, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Rotten butter


John Lydon spreads it on thick. Plus, intrusive devices and CGI pissoirs
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 08, 2008
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The Big Hurt: Playing with fire

Milli-selling rapgoblin Lil Wayne probably didn’t worry too much about borrowing the Rolling Stones’ “Play with Fire” for the hook of his track “Playing with Fire.”
Lil Wayne runs afoul of the ABKCO juggernaut
By DAVID THORPE  |  August 05, 2008


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A case of the Mondays

Unless you’re, say, George Michael, summer Sunday-night shows can be rough on a band.
Icy Demons at Great Scott, July 27, 2008
By WILL SPITZ  |  July 29, 2008
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Late bloomer

Word came: “George Michael is in the building!” — and the place roared and squeed.
George Michael at TD Banknorth Garden, July 27, 2008
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  July 29, 2008
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Going on sale: April 4, 2008

Kate Walsh, Adam Green, R.E.M., and more.

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade


By GOING ON SALE  |  April 02, 2008
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Spanish Dancer fever

After debuting two years ago, Honeyhander made an immediate impact on the Providence rock scene with its dizzy brew of psychedelia and indie shoegazer.
Anthony Ferreira gets in touch with his inner disco
By BOB GULLA  |  March 21, 2007
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Stunted Development

Watching the third and final season of Arrested Development , out now on DVD, it becomes clear why the show didn’t find a larger audience.
The final season of Arrested Development on DVD
By RYAN STEWART  |  September 07, 2006


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The nostalgia game

Like, gag us with a spoon already!
Covers too bitchin’ for a ghetto blaster
By SHARON STEEL  |  August 22, 2006