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Meet the Mayor: Dorothy's Boutique
Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats.Dorothy's BoutiqueNikki Depasquale Hansen What are you being...
| October 28, 2010
Packets of Sugar
It’s easy to paint Bebe Buell as some talentless pretty face who slept her way to whatever modicum of stardom she has right now.
Bebe Buell returns to town throwing ‘Air Kisses’
| April 30, 2010
Drink like Don
If Mad Men has taught us anything, it's that we shouldn't go to a 1960s advertising executive for health advice.
Whiskey drinks for people who don’t like whiskey. Yet.
| December 11, 2009
Swine fever: An evening with Hunter S. Thompson
Only Hunter S. Thompson could come up with a line like that; no one else had his knack for the near-Biblical proverb. Few writers outside of Madison Avenue or the New Testament can sum up a zeitgeist so cannily in a phrase.
Buy the ticket, take the ride
| November 27, 2009
Review: The Men Who Stare at Goats
Here’s a subject that really could have used a Stanley Kubrick or a John Frankenheimer or a Robert Altman. But are there any great cinematic satirists left, auteurs with the knack for black comedy and cold-blooded irony?
Bleating hearts tame Goats
| November 06, 2009
“We will be fighting for forty years.” Reading those words at the end of Norman Mailer’s 1968 Miami and the Siege of Chicago , you can’t help but feel a chill.
Mailer on the ’68 conventions
| August 19, 2008
What does it say about America that marijuana movies are a hot genre right now, perhaps hotter even than in the heyday of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong’s 1978 Up in Smoke ?
Does a surge of stoner movies mean America is going to pot?
| August 13, 2008
Fear and loathing
In the first two pages of the article, Miliard managed to capture the quintessence of Hunter S. Thompson’s lifeblood.
Letters to the Boston Editor, August 15, 2008
LETTERS TO THE BOSTON EDITOR
| August 13, 2008
Where has all the Gonzo gone?
On top of everything else they’ve blighted over their awful eight-year reign, the Bushies did this: they killed Hunter S. Thompson.
In the first presidential election since the death of Hunter S. Thompson, we finally realize what we've lost
| July 23, 2008
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
A portrait of Thompson as era-defining and inimitable, and eventually a victim of his own image.
An entertaining, if hagiographic portrait
| July 01, 2008
It’s a special people indeed who can cast off the twin yokes of rigid history and a driven work ethic to spend time unwinding in Day-Glo game-show studios.
Jeopardy! Japanese style
| July 01, 2008
The delicious drunken daze that was the ’80s may have reached its pinnacle with Portland audiences.
Music seen at the Big Easy, May 24, 2008
| May 28, 2008
Media rebels in the Internet age
Bloggers have “used a new and powerful medium and ‘crashed the gates’ to ensure that information — the most important ingredient in a democracy — would be available to anyone who wanted to write, read, or debate.”
The debate-defining posts of Rhode Island activists wield influence beyond their readership
| May 01, 2008
Cheer on the cheap
Having such a bursting social calendar requires being armed, in the words of Hunter S. Thompson, to the teeth.
A guide to seasonal imbibing
| November 14, 2007
A disco ball
Eventually, a man moved in from the periphery, the music slowed, and the reluctant crowd prepared to return to more conventional locales.
Rocking the McGrath Underpass
CAITIN E. CURRAN
| August 28, 2007
The last resort of the true patriot is a fart joke.
Has the Right Wing hijacked raunch?
| July 27, 2007
Trump of judgment
“Some people cast shadows,” wrote Donald Trump in a 2005 letter to the New York Times Book Review , “and other people choose to live in those shadows. To each his own.”
The Apprentice , I’m from Rolling Stone , and Beauty and the Geek
| January 11, 2007
Steve Anderson’s freewheeling but pointed investigation of the perennially popular deleted expletive boasts a convincing cast of experts, among them Hunter S. Thomson, Pat Boone, Sam Donaldson, and Alan Keyes. Watch the trailer for Fuck
Not for children
| December 06, 2006
My Ellen Willis
When I was a queer teenager in suburban New Jersey in the early 1960s, I decided that I wanted to be Susan Sontag.
Making sense of a woman who was always two or three steps ahead of the Zeitgeist
| November 30, 2006
Boston uber alles
This article originally appeared in the April 21, 1981 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
| November 14, 2006
Hunting the wild Klosterman
He is Charles John “Chuck” Klosterman: pop-culture critic, four-time author, celebrity profiler, Esquire columnist, ESPN Page 2 sportswriter, former Spin senior editor, unrepentant Billy Joel fan. And he makes girls spit. Chuck Klosterman reads f
Things about the pop-culture writer that are true, things that might be true, and something that isn’t true at all
| October 05, 2006
Are you nervous?
Much as I’d prefer not to discuss politicians’ bodily fluids, it’s my duty to report that more gunk than usual seems to be oozing out of some Maine Democrats.
Politics and other mistakes
| August 02, 2006
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