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Shirley Manson dishes on Garbage's return

Lots of folks are calling this outing by Garbage a reunion, but according to frontwoman Shirley Manson, it's nothing of the sort; it was just the right moment for the alt-rockers to rev it up again after a seven-year chill period.
The Vow
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  May 25, 2012
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The Big Hurt: Hootie goes country, Roses stay in denial, Spector gets 'demonic'

I’m still not used to the idea that Darius Rucker (“Hootie” to you and me) is a chart-topping country superstar now.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 31, 2009
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The Big Hurt: Rotten butter


John Lydon spreads it on thick. Plus, intrusive devices and CGI pissoirs
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 08, 2008
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Robot love

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles  is ostensibly sci-fi action adventure. It may be the best teen drama for adults on TV.  
Terminator ’s wonder years
By JON GARELICK  |  October 01, 2008
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J.T. & me

Once upon a time in Harvard Square there was a short-lived venue called the Market Theatre. The space truly altered the face of performance art in Boston by taking on avant-garde projects and obscure playwrights, and turning them loose on mainstream audi
How I fell for the second-best literary hoax of the year  
By KAY HANLEY  |  February 23, 2006