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14 comedy shows coming this summer

Check out  thePhoenix.com/listings  for more comedy happenings.
Midsummer funnies
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 08, 2012
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Poop and circumstance

Knickers in a horrible twist in Educationland over the announcement of a three-tiered diploma system to be introduced in Rhode Island public schools.
Vo Dilun diplomacy; the Dunkin' Donuts state; networking; royal rapping
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 28, 2011
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Review: Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work

Opening with capillaried close-ups of its subject’s bare face, Ricki Stern & Anne Sundberg’s competent “year-in-the-life” documentary hints at an unmasking.
Exposes the panic beneath all that pancake
By ALICIA POTTER  |  April 16, 2010
Now Showing at the Wilbur Theatre: BOOZE

Now Showing at the Wilbur Theatre: BOOZE


 What's wrong with this picture? Give up? It's of a concert at the Wilbur Theatre (home of Boston's Comedy Connection), and nobody is drinking. They're...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 09, 2009
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Half-baked Alaska

Until a couple months ago, did the state of Alaska ever cross your radar? Its chief exports were cute polar-bear screen savers and Northern Exposure .
Why is the coldest state such a hotbed of corruption?
By KARA BASKIN  |  November 05, 2008
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Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007


Crossword: 'Score bored'


 Not even from mid-court
By MATT JONES  |  December 13, 2006
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Jeff Cohen on the weird and disturbing world of CNN, Fox, and MSNBC

In his new book, Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media , Jeff Cohen writes about his years with cable news channels as a pilgrim who’s returned from a strange and hostile land.
Cable nit
By DAN KENNEDY  |  September 18, 2006
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Get it while you can

A couple of months ago, a man with the screen name x-amount logged on to  Recidivism.org , the blog he maintains with a few of his friends, and made a pronouncement.
Will sites like YouTube and The Hype Machine go the route of Napster?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 12, 2006