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Maine foodies: Step up

According to the US Department of Agriculture, 14.7 percent of households, or approximately 200,000 people, in Maine are food insecure. 17.5 percent of Maine's children are unsure of where their next meal is coming from. People are being turned away fr
An interview with Steve McQueen, director of "Shame"

An interview with Steve McQueen, director of "Shame"

One of the trickier things about interviewing Steve McQueen is researching him on Google. You tend to get a lot of references to that other...
By Peter Keough  |  December 09, 2011
Review: Shame

Review: Shame

Director Steve McQueen has only made two films, but in them he explores two extremes of human experience.
Fassbender is a winner in the Shame game
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 09, 2011
Interview with Duncan Jones, director of "Source Code"

Interview with Duncan Jones, director of "Source Code"

It's the elephant in the room when you're talking to Duncan Jones: this guy is Zowie Bowie -- Ziggy Stardust's son! It's uncool to bring...
By Peter Keough  |  March 31, 2011

Solving hunger is not a piece of cake

Marie Antoinette lost a head not too long after she allegedly offered, “Let them eat cake” as a suggestion to hungry Parisians with no bread. While there are still plenty of people making ignorant remarks these days, very few of them are French princess
Will Walk for Food Dept.
By MARIANNA FAYNSHTEYN  |  April 30, 2010

Review: Hunger

Most films about the Irish Troubles don't get how Catholic it all is.
Steve McQueen cuts to the truth
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 24, 2009


Thought for food

If you’re going to waste your time (or your company’s time) online, stop thinking about porn or poker and do something constructive.
A million words for rice
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  January 16, 2008

Hungry at the Holiday

Most of the food banks and soup kitchens across the United States emerged during the so-called Reagan recession of the early 1980s.
The Rhode Island Community Food Bank battles a worsening hunger problem
By IAN DONNIS  |  December 12, 2007

The War

This article originally appeared in the January 23, 1973 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
No end in sight
By NGO VINH LONG  |  November 14, 2006