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PODCAST: John Hodgman at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
Last week, the inimitable John Hodgman (above, backstage) appeared at the Coolidge Corner Theatre to talk about his new book. (You can read my...
| November 23, 2011
Interview: John Hodgman is pleased to serve
Brookline native, Apple pitchman, podcast host, and Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman has made a career out of hilarious pedantry.
| November 11, 2011
10 authors — and a couple of artists — make the rounds this fall
Joan Didion, Umberto Eco, Colin Meloy, Touré, the Boston Book Festival — just trucking out to all these "shows" could keep a person from ever actually getting around to reading a book.
Word and image
| September 16, 2011
In honor of PAX East: An extended Jonathan Coulton interview
Jonathan Coulton serenades Wil Wheaton at PAX 2009So -- like the other 60,000 of you who are piling into the Hynes Convention Center this weekend...
| March 26, 2010
Wes Anderson, Stephen King, John Hodgman, and JSF mourn Salinger; Bret Easton Ellis rejoices
We have to hand it to the Onion for writing the ultimate J.D. Salinger tribute; this truly is the final word on the subject. And...
| January 29, 2010
Photos: Most popular articles of 2009
The stories you couldn't not read this year
The year in martyrs, mortuaries, chupacabras, and pot-peddling soccer moms
| December 18, 2009
Comic-strip author declares war on Jamba
While the Shepard Fairey–AP showdown was busy raising the public-domain bar, a new case concerning intellectual property recently cropped up on the Internet. This one pits David Rees and his defunct Get Your War On ( GYWO ) comic strip against nation
| August 07, 2009
Interview: Louis CK
"Boston is a great town to grow up in, but I really wanted to get out of there," says comedian Louis CK.
Boston's contribution to Conan, Letterman, and Chris Rock returns with a comedy special and a role in This Side of the Truth
| March 12, 2009
The parent trap
Coraline pushes familiar buttons
Coraline pushes familiar buttons
| February 03, 2009
Where the wild things are
Venture out into the waters and woodlands of New England, and there's a chance you'll bump into "Champ," America's own Loch Ness Monster, who allegedly plies the muddy ripples of Lake Champlain.
As our planet edges closer to the apocalypse, the escapist, fantasy world of cryptids is suddenly coming to life
| January 07, 2009
Interview: John Hodgman
Long before John Hodgman became universally recognized as the systems-challenged PC in Apple’s ads, he was writing fake trivia for such publications as McSweeney’s and the New York Times Magazine.
One man's operating system
| October 08, 2008
More different than alike
In 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) as part of the New Deal’s Works Projects Administration (WPA).
Searching for national identity in State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America
| September 24, 2008
“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
| May 07, 2008
Top 20 of 2006
Unsexy men, terrible lyrics, season finales, SuicideGirls, sex, MySpace, and sneakers. The stories you clicked on most in '06.
ThePhoenix.com's 20 most popular stories of the year
| December 29, 2006
John Hodgman is a very intelligent man. He is also a very strange man. John Hodgman on the 51 States John Hodgman on the paperback release of Areas of My Expertise (YouTube)
John Hodgman holds forth on eels, mole men, and Macs
| September 21, 2006
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