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Excerpt: Patti Smith's Just Kids
The stars were lining up to enter the Ziegfeld Theatre for the glittering premiere of the film Ladies & Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones. I was excited to be there.
Rock icon Patti Smith recalls burroughs and Mapplethorpe, the early days of CBGB, and saddling up for Horses in this memoir excerpt .
| March 05, 2010
Condo Fucks | Fuckbook
In the unlikely event that you haven't already discovered this on the Internet: the Condo Fucks are not the "legendary New London, CT trio" they're described as on Matador's Web site.
| March 23, 2009
Sex and food and Abraham Lincoln
We put out a call to our contributors to suggest appropriate holiday gift books and what do we get back?
Gift books for every (perverse) taste
| December 02, 2008
Oddballs and noisemakers
Twenty years ago, the American Top 40 was nothing like Boston’s live music scene.
Looking back 20 years to the Pixies' Surfer Rosa and the beginning of the Best Music Poll
| May 07, 2008
Democratic pig pile
Oh, are the other Democratic candidates “piling on” poor little Hillary Clinton?
Hillary’s victimization rap is Clintonian politics at its best and worst
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| November 07, 2007
Portland scene report: August 24, 2007
Harrington, who also publishes the local uber-zine Kapital Ink, is nothing if not elbow-deep in rock.
Sibilance starts now
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| August 22, 2007
Editors' pick: Drinking game/guessing game
Maxim Gorky’s 1902 play, The Lower Depths , is a character-driven work dwelling on the underbelly of Russian society.
| April 19, 2007
Who you callin’ a punk?
Jamaica Plain–based freelancer and Allston-Brighton Community Development Corporation staffer Steven Lee Beeber was waiting for a plane at the airport a number of years ago when his girlfriend let out a gasp.
Down by law
| November 01, 2006
The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 31
The Strokes | Gallery Bershad | April 21, 2001
| October 25, 2006
Punk rock had jetpacked the Minutemen into a synæsthetic sound world where ideas had the same value as chords, where Reagan’s policy in Central America could be related directly to the setting of your amp.
The Minutemen and the LA they endured
| June 24, 2006
On the Racks: May 23, 2006
Plus new releases by Osaka Popstar, PJ Harvey, and the American Idol kids.
Def Leppard, Dixie Chicks, Damone
| May 23, 2006
Elvis Costello’s My Flame Burns Blue (Deutsche Grammophon) disappoints me. I don’t mean critically as much as personally.
Has Elvis Costello become Yes?
| February 21, 2006
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