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Down and dirty

For most sane people, caving is an inexplicable pastime. What, after all, is the appeal of claustrophobic crawls, frigid swims, extreme heights (even underground), oceans of insects, no toilets, and ever-present, absolute darkness?
The race to find the world's deepest hole
By KENNY WOOTON  |  July 16, 2010

Cul de Sac

When Cul de Sac first released this album, 15 years ago on Rough Trade, they were peers of Sonic Youth, aural and textural spelunkers with a knack for discovering the emotional explosions in colliding, fricative, and harmonious slabs of sound.
Ecim | Strange Attractors
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 08, 2007

New to DVD: December, 20 2006

Plus the Black Dahlia and The Last Kiss .
  The Descent, Factotum, Jackass: Number Two
By NEW TO DVD  |  December 19, 2006

The Descent

Few gore fests (including Hostel and Saw ) make me cringe, but this one had my stomach on edge even before the team of spelunking sports babes winds up face to face with albino cannibals two miles underground. Watch the trailer for The Descent   (Qu
One word...gore.
By TOM MEEK  |  August 01, 2006

Last days of New Alliance

Wandering around the Fenway’s soon-to-be-demolished RFT building feels like spelunking through the bowels of Boston’s hard-rock scene.
The nerve center of Boston’s rock scene for the past 19 years is packing up and moving across the river  
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  January 19, 2006