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As amazing as it seems in this age of 24-hour-a-day punditry, there are still issues about which it is permissible not to have an opinion.
| February 19, 2010
Since P&J heard that our friend Henry Shelton had suffered a stroke on December 28, we have joined tens of thousands of other Vo Dilunduhs, in praying for his full and speedy recovery.
The Steadfast Mr. Shelton. Plus, vetoing The Don and doubting Linc.
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| January 08, 2010
For centuries, sundry artists have extolled Maine as a locale for all sort of idylls and creations. This weekend, a series of plays will limn our state's romanticism with seductive specificity: as a setting for imaginative and sensual women loving wome
Reclaiming the state's history and image
| August 28, 2009
Interview: Steve Swallow on the Gary Burton Quartet
DO YOU REMEMBER EXACTLY HOW YOU GUYS FIRST GOT TOGETHER? I have a memory. I tend to distrust them, but my recollection is that I met Gary when he called me up and asked me if I would consider playing in Stan Getz's band, which he was already in.
An interview with Steve Swallow
| July 03, 2009
Dance, Monkey: Rich Ceisler
Rather than hunting animals, she should be hunting all of the young men that are after her underage daughters.
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim...
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| November 26, 2008
Obviously his notion that it's okay to be sexually active, but not to "live in sin," is ridiculous.
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey
| November 25, 2008
The loud business drumbeat
The majority legislative Dems do not share Baldacci’s enthusiasm for these cuts, but they seem resigned to them.
Who really cares about the poor, the sick, the elderly, or the mentally ill? Keep searching.
| January 30, 2008
Celebrating the deerly departed
Dressed in camouflage and toting hunter-orange cans of Miller High Life, a group of Portlanders gathered to celebrate the opening of deer season.
| October 24, 2007
Under the sea
Andrew Mowbray climbs through the hatch at the back of a white diving bell.
Andrew Mowbray at Space Other, ‘Endosymbiont’ at Axiom
| June 27, 2007
Slide into extinction
The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is proposing the designation of a new endangered species.
Politics and other mistakes
| March 28, 2007
Real housewives and blood diamonds
Literature, that slow cousin to Life, has in its prolonged non-engagement with reality TV been even denser and more dreamily backward than usual.
Another trip to Orange County, and bling’d in Sierra Leone
| February 27, 2007
You say 'bizarre'
I stood in front of the Plain Mabel table for a full five minutes, gripping a super-soft zipper pouch fashioned out of fabric that featured a pink bunny rabbit hunting for lady bugs, deliberating.
I say 'bazaar'
| December 21, 2006
Monkey see, monkey do
So thorough and deadpan is the joke that Catherine Chalmers pulls off in her ravishing color photographs of insects crawling across flowers they resemble that when I read the wall text I was sure there had been a mistake. Slideshow: Going Ape: Confront
Into the cute at the DeCordova
| September 12, 2006
This article originally ran in the January 13, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Platoon gets down to too little
| August 10, 2006
The plywood booth looks like an outhouse, or an ice-fishing shanty. Enter. Speak.
Halsey Burgund wants your voice
| January 17, 2006
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