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Dinaw Mengestu's subtle take on immigrant blues

Seriousness sets Dinaw Mengestu's work apart from most novels about the immigrant experience.
White lies
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  October 22, 2010
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Boys meet girls

Much of the press tumult over Beach House has focused on how the duo’s idiosyncratic musical style folds into a surging wave of like-minded indie artists eschewing rock histrionics for a gentler path to the hearts of music listeners.
What duos do
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 26, 2010
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Dawg days

Despite gains by blogs, podcasts, and social-networking Web sites, television is still our dominant mass medium.
The 2008 campaign is turning out to be our first-ever American Idol election
By STEVEN STARK  |  September 03, 2008
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Flying high

There’s nothing new about the complaint as literature, says author Jonathan Miles.
Interview: Jonathan Miles’s airport novel
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 02, 2008
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Yellow journalism

One of the weirder journalistic feuds in recent memory erupted this past week, only to dissolve in a pool of urine as quickly as it blossomed.
Pissing match in Peoria
By ADAM REILLY  |  July 16, 2007

Being there

Ten years ago at the premiere of the Newport International Film Festival, you didn’t have to be a psychic to foresee that the event would prove popular.
The Newport Fest thrives on location, location, location
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 30, 2007


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Hip and free VBS.TV

In collaboration with Vice magazine, Spike Jonze has put together an on-line TV station.
But will it play in Peoria?
By RICHARD BECK  |  April 24, 2007

The AIDS story

This story originally appeared in the December 9, 1986 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
On an ever-worsening subject
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  January 05, 2007
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Smart girls

In its third year, Veronica Mars , late of UPN, joins the new CW network as the most critically praised show on its roster.
Veronica Mars and 30 Rock go to the head of the class
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  December 12, 2006