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When Whitey Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica, California, this summer, it may have seemed that a new day had dawned for the local FBI and for the Justice Department.
The FBI might have got its man, but anyone seeking real accountability from Whitey Bulger's government enablers will come away empty-handed yet again
| October 07, 2011
10 Incredibly Unlikely (But Nonetheless Awesome) Endings to the Whitey Bulger Saga
Whether you've been eavesdropping on Southie barstools for the past week or just reading through the Herald's daily Whitey dedication, there's no escaping speculation about...
| June 27, 2011
Review: Battle: Los Angeles
This alien-invasion thriller feels like something Jerry Bruckheimer might whip up if the Army asked him to take on its "Be All That You Can Be" campaign.
Jerry Bruckheimer's version of a "Be All You Can Be" PSA
| March 18, 2011
Review: God of War III
What is Kratos so angry about — again? There used to be a good reason for his non-stop temper tantrums.
New console, same game
| April 02, 2010
Howard Zinn: 1922-2010
Howard Zinn was a fearless revolutionary, but also a father-figure and family man.
In Memoriam of the anti-war warrior
| February 05, 2010
Ana Grey is the fearless heroine of April Smith's dark and thoughtful thriller series. But reading these fast-paced books shows the question to be more complicated. Ana Grey is, after all, not only a brave FBI agent, but also the cowering daughter of a
April Smith's mystery/thrillers delve in darkness
| June 12, 2009
Enter the matrix
A number of artists have been making art inspired by video games and computer graphics in recent years.
Digital art at Moses Brown; optical illusions at AS220
| January 13, 2009
Right around this time 10 years ago, our van died in the desert plains of Arizona on some godless stretch of I-8.
Obscene gas prices, stolen equipment, broken vans, no sleep -- so why do bands still go on tour?
| September 03, 2008
Chris + Don: A Love Story
When Christopher Isherwood spotted the teenage Don Bachardy on a Santa Monica beach in 1952, he did not hesitate to enact the most hallowed of gay archetypes.
The faithful and imaginative love story of Isherwood and Bachardy
| July 16, 2008
Smoking the terrain with a heavily radical nose-wheelie
This article originally appeared in the May 30, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
In which we try to understand the skateboarding subculture
| June 02, 2008
Thirteen ways of looking at ink
Reflections on a lifetime of personal connections with tattoos
| February 20, 2008
Chairmen of the boards
Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| October 18, 2007
Rise of psychosurgery
This article originally appeared in the March 11, 1972 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The new lobotomists
| April 09, 2007
Praise the Lord
This article originally appeared in the March 13, 1993 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Mary Lou’s star rises from the Red Line Platform
| March 28, 2007
Graham Greene’s last interview
This article originally appeared in the June 28, 1991 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
A great writer condemns US interventionism
JOHN R. MACARTHUR
| June 28, 2006
A handful of this year’s travel books seem an odd, almost ghoulish enactment of Rene Descartes’s statement that “Traveling is almost like talking with men of other centuries.”
Travel guides that go beyond the practical
| June 21, 2006
Letters to the Boston editor, February 3, 2006
Liberals factoring in Bill O'Reilly; a cop sticks up for the anti-Stop Snitchin' judge
| February 02, 2006
The body electric
Oliver McCall’s career as a sports criminal is almost without peer or parallel; he makes Lawrence Taylor seem like Ann Romney.
Why tasers and athletes don't mix
| January 26, 2006
The wrath of God
This Greek tragedy is a triumph
| October 24, 2005
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