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Coming clean with Girls of San Francisco

"Talking about drugs is very boring. It's more interesting to take them," says Christopher Owens over the phone.
Cult of personality
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 23, 2011

Girls | Father, Son, Holy Ghost

The reason Father, Son, Holy Ghost is so uniquely, imperfectly swell is because the band plainly give fuck-all about convention or stylistic uniformity.
True Panther Sounds/Matador (2011)
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 16, 2011
Meal Plans: A college-town cheat sheet to cheap eats

Meal Plans: A college-town cheat sheet to cheap eats

Photo: MELISSA OSTROW They're baaaaaack.The college students, that is. It happens around this time every year. After a summer of easy street parking, Bostonians are...
By Marissa Berenson  |  August 22, 2011

Spotlight on Boston's BEST: Brunch!

Amidst all the ideological polarization and political warfare plaguing our country, one shining beacon of harmony remains: we all love brunch. Perhaps the greatest culinary...
By Micah Hauser  |  February 28, 2011

Review: Paranormal Activity 2

We demanded this sequel — or so Paramount's marketers would have us believe.
We deserve to be demonized
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 29, 2010

Review: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Brad Pitt is cute as a Button
Age before beauty
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 16, 2008


Tinseltown East

Looking at the photographs now, it’s hard to believe it ever existed.
Boston was once a breeding ground for movie big-wigs. Now, Emerson College tries to preserve its ghosts.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 30, 2007