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The Big Hurt: Aussie asses sued off

MEN AT WORK — best known for their 1983 hit "Down Under" — have just had their pants sued off by a dead schoolmarm and her 78-year-old Girl Scout song.
Plus creepy Macca spawn sings; iffy Ringo joke aborted
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 19, 2010

Hell on wheels

There are rules. No hands, no feet, no heads. No tripping, no hitting from the back  — just thighs, hips, upper arms and torso, from the side or front.
Providence roller derby — fast action, big fun, and grrrl power on skates
By MARION DAVIS  |  October 16, 2009

Walk against sexual violence

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and you can help acknowledge the month by helping raise much-needed funds for the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).
$100,000 in Change
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 12, 2009

Beat Generation

Set in New York City’s Chinatown during America’s bicentennial and the pessimistic aftermath of the Vietnam War, Ed Lin’s second novel, This is a Bust, is ripe with political, institutional, and racial turmoil.
Ed Lin’s second novel is an authentic portrait of Chinatown in 1976
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 09, 2008

It’s a family affair

You'd think from the title that New Bedlam is committed to the broadly satirical.
New Bedlam offers a different kind of reality TV
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 28, 2007

'Please kill me'

This article originally appeared in the August 16, 1977 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The open-casket look vs. plastic punk
By D.C. DENISON  |  August 20, 2007


Snooze cruise

When you’re commuting by car to your cubicle in real life, it’s unlikely that you’ll launch, say, a rocket-propelled grenade at the Ford Taurus in the lane ahead of you.
Forza never kicks into high gear
By MITCH KRPATA  |  June 12, 2007

Young and dumb

Consider two mildly mythical Maine citizens.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  March 07, 2007

The Stones

This article originally appeared in the August 26, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
An essay on the older
By CAMILLE PAGLIA  |  November 16, 2006