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Twitter Roundup of the 2010 Grammys: Jessica Simpson weeps over Pink, Pete Yorn moans for MGMT, and more
Most of you were probably too busy personally livetweeting last night's Grammy Awards to actually watch the performances or pay attention to what pop stars...
| February 01, 2010
Dance, Monkey: Iliza Shlesinger
Those pimply colorful gourds. I can’t figure them out. They’re like the ugly stepsisters for the pumpkin. Can you eat them? No. Are they pretty? No. Do you need them on your table?
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| October 21, 2008
The truth is up there
The sky’s on the move again, he can feel it.
Clouds, sun dogs, and the dream of an atmospheric education . . . How one former TV reporter brought his sky gospel to the people
| August 20, 2008
The week in boners
With his new album expected to hit #1 on the Billboard charts this week, I think (Nasty) Nas is getting a bit swell-headed.
Ross exposed, FCC hosed, hicks opposed
| July 28, 2008
Gimme some truth
Can it be a coincidence, I ask rhetorically, that we have all of a sudden become very interested in watching highly trained men smack the shit out of each other?
In praise of Ultimate Fighting
| June 25, 2008
Be warned, Hollywood: Eugene Mirman ain’t takin’ yo’ shit.
Eugene Mirman takes ‘Maya’ to the MFA
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| February 20, 2008
You can call Patty Griffin a singer-songwriter if you must, but don’t expect her to tell you exactly what that means.
Patty Griffin modestly hits a new peak
| April 17, 2007
I feared for my life when I walked into the Downtown Crossing H&M one morning last November. Slideshow: "Fashion Show: Paris Collections 2006” at Museum Of Fine Arts
Haute couture storms the MFA
| November 09, 2006
Employee of the Month
Dane Cook throws his hat in the comedy ring in his first big role, and he doesn’t embarrass himself — he’s a generally inoffensive presence. Watch the trailer for Employee of the Month (QuickTime)
No saving here
| October 11, 2006
America’s next musical genius
Can Paris the album win over the haters who wrote off Paris the person ages ago? Paris Hilton, "Stars Are Blind" (YouTube) Hate club: Ten celebs more objectionable than Paris
Paris Hilton serves up a sonic bitchslap
| August 22, 2006
Feel-good movie of the summer
With the upcoming November elections poised to determine the future of Congress, what better gift could Republicans ask for than a popular Hollywood movie that conjures the image that for five years has granted them power and impunity? Watch the trai
Oliver Stone: from the Hollywood crackpot of JFK to the Republican sellout of World Trade Center
| August 10, 2006
Crossword: 'Best of the Worst'
38 Across: "Axel F" ringtone character on About.com's "Top 10 Most Annoying Pop Songs of 2005"
Not the finest 2005 had to offer.
| February 22, 2006
 An MBTA Red Line station without a broken escalator.  Someone in the White House who at least pretends we’re still looking for Osama.
106 things the Phoenix wants to see in 2006
| December 30, 2005
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