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Flesh and blood

The acclaimed folk/Americana quartet resume the whirlwind promo stretch leading up to their third full-length release, following 2008’s critically-lauded breakthrough Oh My God, Charlie Darwin and their ’07 debut, What the Crow Brings .
Last year, the Low Anthem finished their third album and toured the world. During a freewheeling interview back home, they tell us all about it
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 18, 2011
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Review: I'm Still Here

Only someone who’s unfamiliar with psychedelic treats and chemically induced psychosis could think I’m Still Here is anything but real.
Just watch the YouTube clip of Joaquin Phoenix on Letterman instead
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 17, 2010
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More than human

It’s hard to talk about Janelle Monáe when your jaw’s fallen off.
Janelle Monáe is about to take over the planet
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 28, 2010
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Bringing it all back home

"Pull around back, head up the fire escape and knock twice, someone will let you in."
In the studio — a former pasta sauce factory in Central Falls — with the Low Anthem
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 26, 2010
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Funny business

"I'm pasty, pale, overweight and I have red hair. I see that Coldstone Creamery and I want to crawl inside and hide," Louis C.K. responded when I asked if he recalled just how disgustingly hot and muggy Rhode Island could be during his 4th of July head
Louis C.K. has work to do
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 03, 2009
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World gone Wong

"I'm an immigrant," says Joe Wong. "And I used to drive this used car with a lot of bumper stickers that are impossible to peel off. One of them said, 'If you don't speak English, go home.' And I didn't notice it for two years."
Chinese-born biochemical-engineer-turned-comic Joe Wong has conquered Letterman. You're next.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  May 01, 2009


12. Joaquin Phoenix

Some thought his bizarre Late Show appearance with David Letterman was disturbingly uncomfortable; others believed it to be a hilarious callback to the glory days of Andy Kaufman. All agreed that he looked terrible.
Some thought his bizarre Late Show appearance with David Letterman was disturbingly uncomfortable; others believed it to be a hilarious callback to the glory days of Andy Kaufman. All agreed that he looked terrible.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009

Phillippe and Jorge: Fixing the system

The always reliable Tom Sgouros raised some interesting issues in his February 7 e-mail newsletter, "Rhode Island Policy Reporter," that P+J were unable to find space for last week.
Suggestions for the next visit to the voting booth
By PHILLIPPE AND JORGE  |  February 18, 2009
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“Found Footage Festival 2008”

After years of rummaging through Goodwill bins for videotapes, FFF curators Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher have amassed a formidable pile of bizarre ephemera.
The third incarnation of the FFF may be the best yet
By SHAULA CLARK  |  November 11, 2008
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Fake-news vacuum

It’s easy to be flip about the deep implications of the Writers Guild of America strike, which is now stretching into its fourth week.

Why the Writers Guild strike could affect the presidential race


By ADAM REILLY  |  November 28, 2007
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Celebrating a year-long effort — alone

Moes Haven, an alt-rock duo who are just as happy to write and record admittedly “terrible” songs as they are to create good ones, have completed their year-long project of recording a 30-minute album for every day of 2006.
Release relief  
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 24, 2007


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Donnelly on her previous bands
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 30, 2006
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Mick and more

Everyone’s coming out of the woodwork this season. Ted Danson, Calista Flockhart, John Lithgow, and Amanda Peet are among the actors prepping for an effusive back-to-TV homecoming, and even Mick Jagger will be on screen.
The TV stars — and Jagger — come home to roost
By SHARON STEEL  |  September 19, 2006
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Get heavy with it

It’s a late weeknight and I’m washing dishes in the kitchen when I hear my wife’s voice from down the hall: “Come look at this!” Wicked Wisdom perform "Something Inside of Me" on The Late Show with David Letterman (YouTube)
Down and dirty with Mrs. Smith
By JON GARELICK  |  August 10, 2006

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Hostile encounters

Many well-intentioned guests simply end up befuddled and battered after entering a world in which Bill O’Reilly shrewdly selects his targets and then carpet-bombs them.
Bill O’Reilly is famous for attacking guests who dare disagree with him. So why do liberals keep going on his show?  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  January 19, 2006