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Immortalizing Irene: dressed up to clean up, tales of survival, and blowhards
Phillipe had to endure Irene at Casa Diablo South in Newport. No problems at all, save for a titanic poplar limb, whose size had already led P&J to dub it "Johnny Wadd," falling all the way across the circular driveway and nearly taking down the pow
Paging Babe the Blue Ox
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| September 02, 2011
In the final days of a tight gubernatorial race, the campaigns tend to get desperate, then frantic, then crazy. That progression leads to increasingly wacky attacks on the opposition, few of which turn out to be true, although many of them ought to be.
Candidates in their final, desperate moments
| October 29, 2010
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In the case of Machete , the Mexploitation picture directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis, it was the trailer.
Less is indeed more
| September 10, 2010
Fey's Lemons, Lilo's Scribblings, Gaga's Bouncing(s)
While riding on the wave of her newfound hotness, the skeletons in Tina Fey's closet have come out. They are Liz Lemon. The above: Lady Gaga...
| August 03, 2010
Sound Bytes: Shaq's got Bieber Fever; Get GaGa to Gitmo?; Kanye channels Martha Stewart and more
We guess you know that you've officially made it when a 7-foot-tall basketball legend serenades you at your own performance. It seems like the plague...
| July 30, 2010
Lesbian Prison Gangs Eagerly Await Lindsay Lohan: FOXNews Reports
Just when you thought that things couldn't get any bleaker for prodigious child-star turned hot steaming adult mess Lindsay Lohan, this happens. Seriously, Fox? You...
| July 14, 2010
With the end of the long primary campaign, Mainers are facing an ugly reality.
| June 11, 2010
White losers rejoice: Fletch celebrates 25 years
This holiday weekend marks the 25th anniversary of Fletch , the uneven but wildly enduring 1985 Chevy Chase comedy about a wisecracking reporter embroiled in a potboiler mystery.
Thrill of the Chase Dept.
| May 28, 2010
Phillipe and Jorge have always had a problem with Providence College basketball’s advertising campaign, which refers to the area as “Friartown” in a delusional suggestion that the squad has support throughout the local community.
PC players foul out. Plus, helping Johnny Mac, a Supreme shift, and ‘Monbo Time’
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| April 16, 2010
Photos: Yone’s Hot Tokyo nights (NSFW)
Yonehara Yasuma -- or just Yone, to his international legions of fans -- is a singular figure in Japanese photography, fashion, and culture. His photographs of Japanese pinup girls and amateur models are genuinely erotic, even as they draw attention to t
Yonehara Yasuma, Japan’s photographic poet of sleaze, brings his erotic landscapes to Boston
Fourth Wall Gallery
| December 11, 2009
Review: Various artists | Tru Thoughts Covers
Brighton-based label Tru Thoughts emerged at the dawn of the millennium with hit down-tempo/IDM acts like Bonobo.
Tru Thoughts (2009)
| September 18, 2009
As I watched this season's 16 Project Runway hopefuls squinting into the setting sun during their champagne reception atop the Title Guarantee Building in Los Angeles, it was hard not to view the scene as a sad little metaphor for the state of the sho
Is Project Runway walking in circles?
| August 28, 2009
Interview: Kathy Griffin
"I think Ryan Seacrest and Oprah will finally be together, and it will be like one of those great '70s cover-up movies and I'm playing the body."
| June 12, 2009
I'm coming out!
I'm not one of those naive assholes who believes that I'm inherently in tune with the LGBT experience because I have a gay friend, or because I totally made out with girls while I was a freshman at Sarah Lawrence.
Leaving the closet just isn't what it used to be. Thank God.
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| May 29, 2009
Review: The Edge of Love
John Maybury evoked the genius of Francis Bacon in Love Is the Devil , but he goes off the deep end with this ludicrous soap opera about Dylan Thomas.
A soap opera about Dylan Thomas
| April 01, 2009
Marianne Faithfull | Easy Come Easy Go
The CD cover is deceptively retro Sinatra: here's Marianne encased in a lady's tux in front of a vintage microphone with "Easy" twice on the title and the subtitle "12 Songs for Music Lovers."
| March 23, 2009
Death becomes her
Like any other 20 year olds, Megan Peterson and Mackenzie Byles chatter like hyperactive squirrels, excitedly finishing each others' sentences as though they're alien twins with melded minds.
The future of funerals is fresh-faced . . . and female
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| February 25, 2009
Scenes 4 tweens
When I was a teenager, all I ever longed for was to live in a world where it was socially acceptable, nay, a social requirement , to frequently burst into song.
Troy, Gabriella, and the HSM2 crew put the music in them. Now our two quasi-theater critics are trying to get it out.
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN AND CHRIS FARAONE
| January 07, 2009
The right stuff
Politics is often a matter of perspective.
Senator John Kerry has it; challenger Ed O’Reilly doesn’t. Plus, Sarah Palin’s Hannah Montana equation.
| September 10, 2008
Why are so many students taking on so much?
Triple helpings of course requirements can ruin your college experience
| August 13, 2008
Babies, Pat D vs. Manny, Dawn Yanek and WTF?
We play "Are You Smarter Than A Baby?", hear cleaning guy Pat D freak out about Manny, talk to Dawn Yanek from Life and Style...
| July 28, 2008
It’s safe to say that Facebook is now an omniscient, all-powerful tool that, in some way, traffics in dirt on nearly everyone you know.
Thought high school was bad? Social-networking sites jack up Web-era insecurities
| July 16, 2008
Crossword: ''Fools on film''
All is not as it seems
| June 11, 2008
Lohan USA Today Ad
| May 05, 2008
The Big Hurt: Fire sales
The world’s largest collection of recorded music has gone up for auction on eBay with a starting bid of $3 million.
Plus, this week in tedious headlines
| March 04, 2008
On the national affront
Where does one begin to recap 12 months of such willful self-parody?
An inescapable year reaches its inevitable conclusion
| December 19, 2007
Can Britney rise again?
The first movie star was a woman named Florence Lawrence.
It’s tough to be a celebrity on the skids, but even a ‘ticking time-bomb’ can stage a convincing comeback
| October 18, 2007
Of her fans — bespectacled little girls with glow sticks at Bank of America Pavilion — Duff exclaims, “It’s very, like, empowering!”
Hilary Duff, Bank of America Pavilion, August 30, 2007
| September 04, 2007
The kids are not all right
If you lived in Massachusetts you heard about it.
The authors of Restless Virgins talk about the underbelly of teen culture at Milton Academy
| August 31, 2007
Law and order in Nawt Prov
Nice work by the carabiniere in Nawt Prov, who broke the leg of a young woman who was taking part in a protest .
Woman’s leg used as a wishbone during IWW protest
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| August 15, 2007
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