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Review: Casino Jack And The United States Of Money

Had someone fire-bombed an annual college-Republicans meeting in the early 1980, he would have spared this country a lot of pain and strife.
Peering into evil conservative souls
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 21, 2010

VIDEO: Pat Robertson says earthquake is God's payback for Haitians' "pact to the devil."

Pat Robertson: big bad voodoo daddyAh, Christian charity. Doubtless there are God-fearing folks doing good works in this hour of need. And then there's PAT...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 13, 2010

Onward, Christian governor!

It's nice to see Governor Don "Laughing Boy" Carcieri loosening up by sharing the real Donnie Boy with the people of Vo Dilun. Initially (certainly in his first campaign for governor in 2002) Don tried to come across as a moderate conservative, not unlik
Carcieri gets "loose"; plus, farewell to Tedy, and mind-boggling Bush
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  September 04, 2009

Tormenting Teddy

After 32 years in the US Senate, Ted Kennedy remains a force to be reckoned with, both for his legendary family history and his considerable accomplishments.
Republicans threaten Kennedy reign
By BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 28, 2009

Travels with Sarah

Apparently, the idea of Palin as the Queen Esther for our time has made it to New Hampshire.  
As Palin tours New Hampshire, signs of Biblical calling, talent on the stump, and a shot at 2012
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 22, 2008


This new grand-theoretical manifesto might be completely daft.
Slavoj Žižek’s revolution
By GEORGE SCIALABBA  |  August 12, 2008


Straight talk

It’s been a very quiet spring for John McCain.
It’s time to cover John M c Cain again — and here are ten good places for the media to start.
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 14, 2008

Paint by numbers

Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women are really one tall woman, and she’s a tall order.
Three Tall Women at the Lyric; 7 Blowjobs from Theatre on Fire
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 01, 2008

A tragicomedy of errors

It was not until after George W. Bush and Dick Cheney were narrowly re-elected that many Americans began to realize that the Iraq War represented a dangerous moment in American history.
In an excerpt from his new book, The Fall of the House of Bush, author Craig Unger details how Bush is, well, screwing up the world
By CRAIG UNGER  |  November 20, 2007

Memory Lane time for Leo’s

There is certain to be a run on Botox injections, Grecian Formula, and William Shatner rubber corsets.
Old-line Providence hipsters to regroup over hard stuff
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 19, 2007

Puppet government

When Stephen Colbert threw his hat into the presidential ring — before South Carolina threw it back — he was embarking on a remarkably recurrent pop-culture event.
Four-score-or-so years ago, Will Rogers began a comedic political tradition
By DAVID BIANCULLI  |  November 14, 2007


The Mormonator

With the single-minded discipline and cold-blooded calculation of a cyborg, Mitt Romney is executing an aggressive campaign plan.
Mitt Romney has a steely-eyed mission to crush his opponents. Next battlefield: Ames, Iowa.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  May 23, 2007

High time for high principles

Every now and then a case comes before the US Supreme Court that has as much entertainment value as constitutional significance.
Why the Supreme Court should back the bong guy
By EDITORIAL  |  March 21, 2007

True believers

To paraphrase Voltaire, if McCain didn’t exist, it would be necessary to invent him. And whatever new questions surface about McCain in the next two years, the need he satisfies isn’t going away.
In the Granite State, the McCain mystique is alive and well
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 18, 2006

Best left alone

Wshould offer a tax break to a group described by an authoritative source as “generally more intelligent, better looking, imaginative, and multi-talented” than the majority of the population: Left-handed people.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  February 22, 2006

By any other name

From being physically harassed in my middle-class catholic high school in the mid 1960s to being assaulted in boston’s outdoor cruising areas, i’ve seen a lot of anti-gay violence up close.
Gauging the distance between a horrific attack and a hate crime
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  February 10, 2006

Portland Evolution N&F list photo

God and Darwin

Julie Raines has been teaching biology at Yarmouth High School for 25 years. She hasn't always taught evolution.
A teacher's private battle between fact and faith
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  February 02, 2006

Tough time for Cheney

If the national media give attention to the totally demented ravings of the Christian Coalition’s ludicrous God-botherer Pat Robertson — most recently about Ariel Sharon — the Associated Press should pick up this following news.
The Veep is being punished for his misdeeds  
By  |  January 18, 2006

Boston organization fighting good fight in Haiti

Quake Response
Quake Response
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 01, 1900


By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 01, 1900