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A Visit from the Goon Squad
Something in my genes
Republican state Representative Bernard Ayotte of Caswell admits he can't help himself.
Politics + Other Mistakes
| December 14, 2012
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.
THOMAS PAGE MCBEE
| October 14, 2011
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...
| April 18, 2011
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
| April 01, 2011
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
| 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...
| September 27, 2010
Ace Atkins’s new novel is what the movie Public Enemies should have been.
Ace Atkins runs down Machine Gun Kelly
| May 21, 2010
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
| 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
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| March 26, 2010
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
| June 18, 2008
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