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In the most memorable piece in Waterville author Ron Currie Jr.'s 2007 debut short story collection, God is Dead (Viking), God is reincarnated as a Dinka woman in a refugee camp in Sudan, who enlists a jive-talking Colin Powell in an effort to find a
Ron Currie Jr. has a blast with the apocalypse once more
| July 03, 2009
Review: I Love You, Man
I Love You, Man starts up where He's Just Not into You left off, with some poor emasculated bastard being sacrificed to some clinging, needy, borderline psychotic bitch at the altar.
Paul Rudd and Jason Segel subvert stereotypes
| March 17, 2009
Just reading this book exhausted me, so I can only imagine how tired Marya Hornbacher must have been after writing it. Or perhaps it came easily to her. Most things seem to.
Marya Hornbacher’s bipolar life
| May 19, 2008
Perhaps only the team that triumphed with Ragtime would attempt a musical based on Sherley Anne Williams’s 1986 novel Dessa Rose .
Dessa Rose, Whizzin’, The Drowsy Chaperone
| April 29, 2008
If you're a die-hard sports fan, you’ve undoubtedly had moments where you view your obsession from the outside, like an anthropologist watching a painful circumcision ritual for the first time.
As a steady stream of Twin Cities sports superstars relocates to Boston, a hoops-crazy reporter asks himself: What price fandom?
| August 20, 2007
Out of this world
If comedienne and singer Sandra Bernhard hadn’t invented herself, a hovering mothership beaming her down might have been acceptable.
Sandra Bernhard gets cosmic
| June 05, 2007
Flashbacks: July 14, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Sam MacLaughlin and Hannah Van-Susteren.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| July 12, 2006
Crossword: 'nerdful things'
11 Book about a geeky niche publication whose readership went from 10 to 0?
Books Stephen King almost wrote
| March 08, 2006
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