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Ace Atkins’s new novel is what the movie Public Enemies should have been.
Ace Atkins runs down Machine Gun Kelly
| May 21, 2010
Play by play: February 5, 2010
Boston's weekly theater listings
Plays from A to Z
| February 05, 2010
Tracey Scott Wilson manages to knock off Martin Luther King Jr.'s halo without removing the glow.
The Good Negro from Company One; Harriet Jacobs in Central Square; Indulgences at New Rep
| January 29, 2010
Review: Public Enemies
The gangster movie ruled Depression-era cinema — and that might be cause for concern about our present economic difficulties should the genre make a comeback.
Michael Mann's reheated crime waive
| July 03, 2009
Sunshine on the ACLU: a mea culpa
"Standing up to your political enemies is easy, fun, and often profitable," writes Barney Frank, on the lead jacket blurb for Worst Instincts: Cowardice, Conformity, and the ACLU.
| May 08, 2009
Playing to our strength
Well, despite the fact that Little Rhody has become the poster child for the national recession, leading all states in statistical categories like unemployment and debt per capita, it is nice to know that we are able to deflect public attention from our
Nothing like a mass bust for a sense of old-time mobbed-up Rhode Island
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| November 19, 2008
Graphic novels are an acquired taste.
People’s history in graphic format
| July 01, 2008
Robbing a bank ain’t what it used to be
Bank robbers have long encapsulated the American penchant for high-stakes gambling, fast getaways, and a go-your-own-way ethos of living.
High-stakes crime has moved online, but a desperate few still seek bundles of cash
| August 22, 2007
No man is an island — not even in solo performance.
And Now Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Judy Garland; RFK; Nightingale
| June 13, 2007
“Assassination-conspiracy theorist” is a relatively recent addition to Paul Kuntzler’s résumé. Watch Paul Kuntzler on the JFK assassination
Gay-rights crusader Paul Kuntzler turns a sharp mind for detail to the JFK assassination
| January 11, 2007
Politics and pleasure
Thank you for Michael Bronski’s article about Ellen Willis.
Letters to the Boston editor
| December 06, 2006
The U.S. VS. John Lennon
Those who are drawn to the darker side of John Lennon may find this documentary from David Leaf and John Scheinfeld’s about the murdered ex-Beatle’s political activism a tad squeaky clean. Watch the trailer for The U.S. VS. John Lennon (QuickTime)
A tad squeaky clean
| September 27, 2006
Where is the hate - side
| March 22, 2006
In January, the Maine Civil Liberties Union announced that the FBI has secretly monitored the Maine Coalition for Peace and Justice, an alliance of around 60 local peace and environmental groups.
Maine's walls have ears
| February 08, 2006
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