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Barack Obama's Cabinet Members

Oh - no - we don't like the cabinet members who got in either. Hillary might be a woman, but those thick ankles belong on this list, as does Eric Holder for that porn stash, Ray LaHood for that eyebrow, and captain backtax Tim Geitner for resembling Mart
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009

Eight is enough

Sometimes we’d rather root for the unknowns, the underdogs, and the uniques than the professional jerks who are only competing to sweeten their endorsement deals.
Olympians to watch
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 06, 2008

Crossword: ''Two of a kind''

Like sibling, like sibling
By MATT JONES  |  April 09, 2008

Matter of characters

Two men are on the phone.
In the age of the sound bite, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are reviving the lost art of long-form radio comedy
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 04, 2007

Real-world follies

For hard rock, heated debate, child-care tips, and latex puppetry, 2006 was a banner year in television. Who says the culture’s going to the dogs?
A year in television
By JAMES PARKER  |  December 18, 2006

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

There comes a time when it’s best to leave that old Santa suit in the attic — especially now that the kids have grown up and gone away. Watch the trailer for The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause  (QuickTime)
They should have stopped at 2
By TOM MEEK  |  November 08, 2006


Good night, Mr. White

Phillipe and Jorge were mightily saddened last week when we learned of the death of longtime friend, confidante, and jokester Doug White right after our deadline.
A fond farewell to a local legend  
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 23, 2006

Not ready for prime time

With the release of yet another film starring former Saturday Night Live stars trying in vain to recapture the glories of their Lorne Michaels days - that would be The Benchwarmers starring David Spade and Rob Schneider
The 20 best and 20 worst performances from SNL alumni
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 13, 2006