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Boston folk hero Rob Potylo teams with Vermin Supreme to Remove Condoms from America’s Dreams

It's the first day of the Democratic National Convention, and after a week of lame protests at the GOP summit in Tampa, it smells like something might erupt.
The Odd Couple...for President
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 05, 2012
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Rolling Rally

It would have been impossible — or at least boneheaded — to print this sort of treasure map a few years ago.
Make the most of your freedom
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 16, 2011
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Quiet D silenced?

Boston bohemians and other fans of quirky television have new reason to hate conservatives.
Desperate times dept.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 03, 2011
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Web hits Quiet Desperation and Karmaloop are turning Boston into must-see TV

In Boston, there are two nascent examples of Web-video projects getting flipped into legitimate TV deals.
As Seen on PC
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 28, 2011
Rob Potylo Throwing a Fake 'BCN Rumble

Rob Potylo Throwing a Fake 'BCN Rumble


Fans of the artist-formerly-known-as-Robby-Roadsteamer’s Web-based reality show, Quiet Desperation, are accustomed to hearing comic/musician Rob Potylo lampoon local media. Well, this is Potylo’s titanic “fuck you” to...
By webteam  |  April 21, 2010
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Must Flee TV?

If Jersey Shore and Last Comic Standing had a threesome with Curb Your Enthusiasm in the men’s room of Great Scott, the bastard issue might look a little something like Quiet Desperation .
With his new ‘reality sitcom,’ the artist formerly known as Robbie Roadsteamer tries to stop the Allston hipster brain drain
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 12, 2010


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Dane Cook is funny

There are two things that non-comedians feel the need to tell me when discussing comedy. One is "Bob Saget is filthy." The other is "Dane Cook is not funny."
In defense of the local comedian, who plays TD Garden on New Year's Eve
By STEVE MACONE  |  January 01, 2010
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Robby Roadsteamer's good intentions

"He's beyond passionate — it's almost to the brink of sanity with him."
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By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 11, 2008
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The rites of Robby

“At first he was a douchebag,” says Roadsteamer (a/k/a Rob Potylo) of the character he created.
Roadsteamer’s new message of unity
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 09, 2007