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Straight talk(1)

Neurotic humor is Richard Lewis's style, as the series Anything But Love and Curb Your Enthusiasm, his many late-night-TV appearances, film roles, and cable specials, and his book, The Other Great Depression, all attest.  
Richard Lewis gets serious
By RICHARD ANTONE  |  February 18, 2011
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Missing in action

Good-government advocates often breathe a sigh of relief when the legislature quits Beacon Hill.
The legislature vacations while crisis looms
By EDITORIAL  |  December 11, 2009
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Paging Dilbert

What’s black and white and re(a)d all over? Certainly not the Providence Urinal, whose circulation has been falling faster than a 1000-pound safe pushed out of a sky-scraper window.
Fonting around at the Urinal. Plus, celebrity karaoke, and more.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 06, 2009
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Interview: Judd Apatow

Behind every successful comedian, there's . . . a personal assistant. Who, given how egomaniacal and utterly misanthropic the funnyman in question is, is probably his best friend, too.
On the making of his Citizen Kane
By LANCE GOULD  |  July 31, 2009
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Sleeping with the enemy

Who knew the azure waters off the Amalfi Coast flowed into the River Styx?
Tennessee Williams’s Milk Train stops in Hartford
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  June 03, 2008
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Defending the universally loathed

Forsaken entities deserve a second chance.
The Phoenix looks with loving eyes at some of the worst people, places, and things in the world — and gives them a big hug
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 14, 2008


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Keepin' it realtor

There’s an old Saturday Night Live sketch — not, truth be told, one of the show’s funniest moments — called “Rock & Roll Real-estate Agent.”
Rock and rolling all night is tough with an unforgiving day job. That’s why the shredding set love real estate.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 01, 2007
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Who's Your Caddy?

In this big-screen vehicle for pop sensation Antwan Andre Patton, nearly every element of the plot rips off the mangy 1980 comedy Caddyshack .
The gamut of taste
By TOM MEEK  |  August 01, 2007
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The Stool also rises

Dave Portnoy had described himself as the most average-looking guy imaginable, and he was right.
Parsing the lowbrow genius of Barstool Sports
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 10, 2007
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Mooninite media mash-up

Slowly, mercifully, the agony of Mooninite-gate is fading away.
Praise and (mostly) blame for Boston’s Fourth Estate
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 07, 2007
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Are you too old for school?

For anyone over 25 planning to go back to school, there is no shortage of things to worry about. Changing concentrations: As the world shrinks, schools expand their majors and programs. By Seetha Narayan
Even at age 30, your brain is different from the average student’s
By SAMANTHA HENIG  |  January 24, 2007


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Route 666

This article originally appeared in the August 26, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Natural Born Killers is Oliver Stone's comic debut
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 10, 2006
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Hyland avenues

It’s Friday night at P.A.’s Lounge in Somerville, and the band on stage are facing a potential drum-kit disaster.
Headband and Appletown Gun Shop  
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  February 02, 2006