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The Lisps try to deliver a message in 'Futurity'

It isn't easy to put together a 90-minute musical that includes the Civil War, the birth of computer programming, indie rock, the internal dynamics of Lord Byron's family, mathematical formulas, and writing letters back and forth about an invention that
All we are saying
By ED SIEGEL  |  March 30, 2012
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Farewell, My Lord

Among other musical happenings you can expect in 2012, WMPG 's new radio transmitter is now running at 100 percent strength.
Wax Tablet
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 30, 2011
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Rising up

Almost two years ago, Byron Nilsen was walking home from a night downtown when he was attacked by two men on Cumberland Avenue who took issue with the way Nilsen was dressed (he "looked like a faggot," they said).
Alt-performance-art rebels stage a 'Revolution!'
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 13, 2010
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Voodoo economics

To paraphrase The Communist Manifesto , a specter is haunting Hollywood. Actually, two of them: zombies and vampires. The undead.
What vampire and zombie movies can tell us about the future of capitalism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010
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Plain talk

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
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  September 18, 2009

Crossword: ''Wear some protection''


Heavy, man
By MATT JONES  |  September 10, 2008


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What? This old thing?

Glossy guidebooks often extol Boston as one of America’s most “European” cities, a euphemism that means that we’re . . . you know, wicked old.
A guide to Boston's secret trove of peculiar artifacts
By JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  August 27, 2008
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Last man standing

In his 1954 novel I Am Legend , Richard Matheson conjured up a terrifying scenario: a man-made plague has killed most of humanity.
Once a cautionary tale about human folly, has the doomsday myth become just more fun and games?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 12, 2007
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Playing with poetry

Chris Mascara played Jesus to Gary Cherone's Judas. His band's new mini-album is a harrowing tale of personality meltdown and recovery.
Mascara find inspiration in the classics
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 19, 2006