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There's only one thing more dangerous than being an ambitious, attractive twentysomething female stumbling through the publishing industry, attempting to secure quantifiable career success and, also, a fantastic boyfriend: the impulse to write about it.
Sloane Crosley and Emily Gould tell all
| June 18, 2010
Jesse Sheidlower, an editor-at-large of the Oxford English Dictionary , an expert in slang, and the author of The F-Word , can't stop talking about fuck.
Jesse Sheidlower gives the f-word its due
| September 18, 2009
Photos: 30 years of WFNX music
Notable photos from WFNX's 30-year history
BOSTON PHOENIX WEB STAFF
| December 04, 2008
The problem with these “play your most revered album in full” shows that everyone from Public Enemy to Liz Phair is doing lately is that the correct answer is not always a no-brainer.
Meat Puppets, Dinosaur Jr, and Built to Spill at the Orpheum, September 27, 2008
| October 01, 2008
Onward, Upward, Awkward
Things were never comfortable for Liz Phair, so it just wouldn’t have been cool if she and her band had managed to pull off the breezy non-nonchalance of her ’93 monolith Exile in Guyville without a hitch.
Liz Phair at the Paradise Rock Club, August 29, 2008
| September 02, 2008
Photos: Liz Phair, Exile in Boston (2008)
August 29, 2008 at the Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA
| August 31, 2008
The shores of cool
I’d love to get all swept up in the hullabaloo surrounding Liz Phair’s 1993, now seminal, now reissued Exile in Guyville , I really would.
Interview: Liz Phair paddles back to Guyville
| August 26, 2008
Tuesday Ticket Alert: Street Dogs, Farm Aid, Alanis, Jamie Lidell, Liz Phair does Guyville
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| July 22, 2008
Phair's sexual candor remains more refreshing than her petulant studio-buffed paeans to milkshakes, stolen boyfriends, self-inflicted starvation, and spray tans.
Exile In Guyville – 15th Anniversary Reissue | ATO
MEGAN V. BELL
| July 08, 2008
Drake has posted a free download-only covers EP.
Jason Drakes stakes his own claim
| January 28, 2008
McKay is an odd duck — a true musical eccentric.
Nellie McKay, Paradise Rock Club, October 2, 2007
| October 08, 2007
Nancy Drew: Music from the Motion Picture
What do Ned Nickerson and the Nancy Drew soundtrack have in common? Neither gets in Nancy’s way.
Nancy Drew: Music from the Motion Picture | Bulletproof
| June 13, 2007
Pride of the Irish
I have a short addendum to Mike Miliard’s excellent piece on current trends in the Irish and Irish-American communities of Boston .
Boston Phoenix Letters: March 30, 2007
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| March 28, 2007
Making a connection
He has a fan club and an MBA, which might not make all that much sense.
Phil Ayoub follows his Heart
| March 07, 2007
Proud to be loud
So what would prompt a person to fly to Chicago for a long weekend only to stand around at a music festival whose headliners were on the level of the unpronounceable !!!, the Steve Albini/Bob Weston noise machine Shellac, and Arizona Giant Sand mates Cal
Inside Touch and Go’s indie empire
| September 20, 2006
Back to the garage
In a perfect world, it would have been Little Steven Van Zandt’s channel, rather than Howard Stern’s, that prompted hundreds of thousands to sign up for Sirius satellite radio.
Little Steven and the Mooney Suzuki
| September 12, 2006
I can’t quite put my finger on what it is about this debut from Canadian singer-songwriter Tam Isabel Pardo, but I can’t stop listening to it.
Tam | Ecstatic Peace
| August 08, 2006
Disney’s tweenpop smash is now the fastest selling TV movie on DVD, ever. Here’s five reasons not to hate the most disgusting show on television.
A guide to surviving High School Musical
| June 02, 2006
There was a time, not that long ago, when the two-or-three-day rock-festival experience was reserved for the Brits.
Hanging with Giant Drag at Coachella
| May 12, 2006
Behind the music
An excerpt from Everything I’m Cracked Up to Be : A Rock & Roll Fairy Tale
| February 09, 2006
Evan Dando and the Mooney Suzuki
Evan Dando is probably still trying to live down the last tour that brought him to town.
Only as old as they feel
| January 24, 2006
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