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Oxy Morons Screening This Saturday at Royale (WIN FREE TIXX)

Oxy Morons Screening This Saturday at Royale (WIN FREE TIXX)


   As some readers might remember, earlier this year I dropped a bomb on Boston with an article about former Charlestown drug dealer turned federal...
By Chris Faraone  |  November 04, 2011
In the triumphant 6/17 issue: Best Music Poll victors, Oxy Morons, and Teflon Deval on a winning streak

In the triumphant 6/17 issue: Best Music Poll victors, Oxy Morons, and Teflon Deval on a winning streak


It's been one hell of week for Boston -- a Stanley cup victory, a parade that drew over a million people. So, too, has it...
By Kevin Sviokla  |  June 20, 2011
Charlestown Pharma-Bandit Flick "Oxy Morons" Back For Another Theater Run

Charlestown Pharma-Bandit Flick "Oxy Morons" Back For Another Theater Run


A few weeks ago I wrote a story for the Phoenix about Charlestown native Johnny Hickey and his semi-autobiographic feature-length film Oxy Morons. After playing...
By Chris Faraone  |  February 25, 2011
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The secret life of a Charlestown drug dealer

The next face Shane Mauss saw, though, was unmistakable. It was Johnny Hickey. A fast-talking tattooed Charlestown native with a tough brogue and checkered past, he used to sometimes work security at a comedy club Mauss used to play back in Boston
Hickey flipped for the Feds — and lived to make a movie about it
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  February 04, 2011

Charlestown Oxy Contin Movie Trailer Finally Arrives


A few months ago - while Ben Affleck was in Boston shooting The Town - we ran a story about that film and Oxy Morons,...
By Chris Faraone  |  January 27, 2010
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A Tale of Two Towns

Charlestown was baptized in bloodshed. Yet this unique, fertile turf has been generally overlooked by Hollywood, which has preferred instead its old rival South Boston, the primary backdrop for Oscar winners Good Will Hunting and The Departed .
Renowned for its roguish history, Charlestown is finally getting Hollywood's attention
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 18, 2009