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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
| April 01, 2009
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
| March 31, 2009
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.
| 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
DAVE O'BRIAN AND TOM SHEEHAN
| July 08, 2008
Mad tea party
Becca is constantly concocting elaborate desserts for the people in her life.
Healing and humor in Rabbit Hole
| April 23, 2008
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
| July 11, 2007
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.
| April 11, 2007
Forget two months without Ron Borges.
Lesson One: the perils of sharing
| March 08, 2007
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
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| February 07, 2007
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
| February 07, 2007
The Boston Red Sox
This article originally appeared in the August 17, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Are they racist?
| November 14, 2006
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
| November 13, 2006
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
| October 30, 2006
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
| September 26, 2006
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
| September 13, 2006
You can always learn something from watching television commercials.
Faster, GOP Senate candidates! Kill! kill!
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| August 17, 2006
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
| July 25, 2006
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
| March 16, 2006
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