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Photos: Steampunk Industrial Revolution Convention

Photos from the Steampunk Convention in Nashua, NH
 A collective urge to glorify the past was, for a change, used for good instead of evil.
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 01, 2011

Steampunk's not dead

Two hours after listening to a talking ape named Rupert Cornelius swat down inane inquiries from a panel of probable drama-club alumni, I watched a guy shove a needle through his face.
In which our hero attends a convention
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  April 01, 2011

Extremist Fail

A political story could literally not contain more irony than the story of the USA PATRIOT Act and its effect on the modern extremist right-wing movement.
Letters to the Portland Editor, April 2, 2010

Rhode Islanders vie to make difference in NH

With less than 50 days until the presidential contest between Barack Obama and Sarah — whoops — John McCain, there is good news and bad news for Democrats.
Campaign 2008
By MATT JERZYK  |  September 17, 2008

Granite up for grabs

Presidential candidates and their surrogates spend most of their time in high-population, close-contest areas.
Why McCain, Obama, and their supporters are swooping down on New Hampshire
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 17, 2008

Phone free or die!

Though the upcoming presidential election may be tight, at least one thing is certain: John McCain has zero chance of winning Massachusetts.
McCain’s telemarketing team invades Boston
By SCOTT LIEBER  |  July 30, 2008


Film @ Noir

“It’s called The Wizard of Gore, it’s with the Suicide Girls in it. What did you fuckin’ expect?!”
Opening night at the Boston Underground Film Festival
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 24, 2008

Northeast newgrass

Lowell is known for Kerouac, its historic canal system, and the Industrial Revolution, not the “high and lonesome” sound of bluegrass.
The rootsy routes of Hot Day at the Zoo
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 22, 2008

Old Mitt of the Mountain

Mitt Romney had a golden opportunity a week ago to do something about his inauthenticity problem, the one that even his most ardent supporters in New Hampshire recognize.
How the Romney campaign crumbled and fell in the Granite State primary
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 09, 2008

Suffrage net city

Three years ago, when the Red Sox were winning and John Kerry was losing, YouTube hadn’t even been invented.
The Web has become key to presidential politics — we rate the candidates on how they’ve put Al Gore’s invention to use
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 28, 2007

Rocky stars

Hillary narrowly won the opening round of New Hampshire presidential campaigning this week.
Clinton, Obama, and the people who really make or break Presidential dreams in the Granite State
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 14, 2007

Band guitars list photo 02/24

Guitars ‘R Us

For years, the retail musical instrument landscape has been relatively unchanged here in Greater Portland; s oon, however, local musicians will see an increase in the number of options.
Stores pushing for customers
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 23, 2006