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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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Crucibles

There was room for more than one young Jewish diarist in the occupied Amsterdam of World War II. Anne Frank, who died as a teen, is a 20th-century icon. But until recently, her feisty innocence hid Etty Hillesum's fire.
The Wrestling Patient at the BCA; the Lyric's Speech & Debate
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 31, 2009
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Howie's gay love-in!

Wait, lemme get this straight: Was that Howie Carr — who's known for accompanying on-air references to homosexuality with a crude audio approximation of gay sex — happily schmoozing with guest Randy Price this past week?
Carr plays nice with Randy Price. Plus, the Globe's tough new Kennedy bio defies expectations.
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 18, 2009

The friends of Jack Kelly

This article originally appeared in the July 4, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
In the end, the adventure killed him
By DAVE O'BRIAN AND TOM SHEEHAN  |  July 08, 2008
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Mad tea party

Becca is constantly concocting elaborate desserts for the people in her life.
Healing and humor in Rabbit Hole
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 23, 2008
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Getaway Carr

Howie Carr’s jump from WRKO-AM to WTKK-FM isn’t a done deal just yet.
Why WRKO should cut Howie loose. Plus, journalism’s unsolvable PR conundrum
By ADAM REILLY  |  July 11, 2007


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Maine pop star bids to get FedExed

Back in the late ’90s, Bangor native Howie Day was a hard-working, constantly touring local singer-songwriter armed with little more than a guitar and a four-track.
Howie daze
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 11, 2007
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Borges-gate revisited

Forget two months without Ron Borges.
Lesson One: the perils of sharing
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 08, 2007

Hail, Brunonia

If Phillipe & Jorge were in the high heels of Brown president Ruth Simmons, we would fire off a letter to the Urinal and New York Times, for failing to acknowledge the College Hill pedigree of a great American patriot who recently died.
Other Paper snoozes on Hunt’s College Hill connection
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 07, 2007
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Ain't that America

Thornton Wilder’s Our Town is an odd god in the pantheon of great American theater.
Trinity Rep's timeless Our Town
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 07, 2007

The Boston Red Sox

This article originally appeared in the August 17, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Are they racist?
By TOM SHEEHAN  |  November 14, 2006


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Life and death

When the author is David Lindsay-Abaire, what you expect from a play called Rabbit Hole is Alice, not astrophysics.
Rabbit Hole   from the Huntington; Twelve Angry Men at the Colonial
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 13, 2006
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Republican radio

If you’re a political liberal — or just someone who has a sense of fair play — listening to two straight days of talk on WRKO-AM isn’t easy.
Two days with WRKO-AM, the unofficial broadcast arm of Kerry Healey’s campaign for governor
By ADAM REILLY  |  October 30, 2006
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Cave dwelling

When Jennifer Egan set out to draft The Keep , she had to pretend she wasn’t the person holding the pen.
Jennifer Egan’s goth/po-mo gamble
By SHARON STEEL  |  September 26, 2006
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Debate and switch

By the end of last Thursday’s Democratic gubernatorial debate, it was Kaddish for Tom Reilly, at least according to everybody in the chin-strokerati (except the Boston Herald ’s Howie “Bleep Conventional Wisdom” Carr).
As The Globe Turns On Reilly
By JOHN CARROLL  |  September 13, 2006
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Campaign follies

You can always learn something from watching television commercials.
Faster, GOP Senate candidates! Kill! kill!
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 17, 2006


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Fresh works

The Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre is presenting three plays by writers and present directors from the MFA writing program consortium of Brown University and Trinity Repertory Company.
The Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre’s latest fare
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 25, 2006
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Howie Carr blows up

It’s Friday, and Howie Carr Incorporated is in full flog for his new book, The Brothers Bulger (Warner Books).
As Whitey makes him famous, the Bulger -scribe doesn’t have to worry about facts
By DAVID BOERI  |  March 16, 2006