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Something in my genes

Republican state Representative Bernard Ayotte of Caswell admits he can't help himself.
Politics + Other Mistakes  
By AL DIAMON  |  December 14, 2012
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Interview: Jennifer Egan's anti-nostalgic look back

Forget Jonathan Franzen. For those counting, Jennifer Egan may be a better contender for the greatest American author of her generation.
Time traveler
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  October 14, 2011
Former Boston Phoenix staff writer Ellen Barry wins Pulitzer Prize

Former Boston Phoenix staff writer Ellen Barry wins Pulitzer Prize


Before ELLEN BARRY became a world-famous Moscow correspondent for the New York Times, she spent a couple of years as a features writer for the...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 18, 2011
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Review: Surviving the vivid depravity of Killer Joe

Owing money to the wrong dudes, young Texas fuck-up and minor drug dealer Chris Smith (Christopher Reiling) hatches a fundraising plan: Hire a hit-man to take out the estranged Smith matriarch — that is, his mom — then collect on her insurance to save
Brutal honesty
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 01, 2011
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Review: The Huntington's Ruined

Even if it did not ride piggyback on the monumental shoulders of Bertolt Brecht, Lynn Nottage's 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner, Ruined , would stand tall.
Plus Company One's Neighbors
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 21, 2011

VIDEO + PODCAST: Gail Caldwell reads from Let’s Take the Long Way Home [MP3]


video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerFriendship is a tough thing to capture. Especially in words. But friendship is even harder to capture in time. It's an...
By Steve Miller  |  September 27, 2010


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Cool killer

Ace Atkins’s new novel is what the movie Public Enemies should have been.
Ace Atkins runs down Machine Gun Kelly
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  May 21, 2010
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Is Murdoch’s WSJ being snubbed?

This year’s Pulitzer Prize box score has the Washington Post taking four prizes (international reporting, feature writing, commentary, and criticism) and the New York Times snagging three (explanatory, national, and investigative reporting).
Pulitzers by the numbers
By PETER KADZIS  |  April 16, 2010

Hope against Hollywood

Mr. Keough’s “Is There Any ‘Hope’ in Hollywood” article makes my own point. Precious , The Blind Side , and The Princess and the Frog were strategically released to detract from the positive image of President Barack Obama.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 26, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 26, 2010
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Bad sports

When historians trace the rise of the blog as the dominant journalistic form of the 21st century, they’ll pay close attention to two recent developments.
While old and new media are mending many fences, they’re still squaring off in jockland
By ADAM REILLY  |  June 18, 2008