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Review: Princess Kaiulani

Someday, a great movie will be made about Hawaii — but this isn't it.
Gaudy, brittle, and hollow
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010

Red, white, and blue balls: Bringing the party to the people

Are there any jobs on Earth more virile-sounding than commander in chief?
A history of our Inaugural West Swingers and White House Hoedowns
By KARA BASKIN  |  January 14, 2009

Sweet science Saturdays

The trick to finding the Portland Boxing Club for the first time is not giving up right at the end, when you’re getting close.
Balls, Pucks + Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  November 05, 2008

Hoover? Damn!

It doesn't matter how many negative ads are broadcast or how many moose are slain on the tundra, candidates and their actions don't transform our politics nearly as much as outside events and circumstances do.  
George W. Bush’s failures may have set off a tectonic shift in US presidential politics, commencing a Democratic Party reign
By STEVEN STARK  |  October 09, 2008

That’ll learn ya

In eighth grade, I decided that school and hip-hop should exist separately.
Kabir schools other MCs, little kids
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 26, 2008

Issues, shmissues

During the past few weeks, we’ve heard yet more media laments from our self-appointed guardians of political civility, warning us that this campaign is about to go over a cliff.
Never mind the complaints about how the media are not focusing on the issues. Historically, they never have.
By STEVEN STARK  |  May 21, 2008


Diagnostic politics

It’s an unfortunate fact of American political life that one’s entire personal life becomes public the minute one runs for office.
Will Elizabeth Edwards’s cancer give her husband special grace?
By STEVEN STARK  |  March 28, 2007

Higgins at large

This article originally appeared in the February 17, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
By GEORGE V. HIGGINS  |  November 14, 2006