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''X-Tra Zeus!'' showcases Providence’s comics superheroes
Providence is so flush with creative talent that it's easy to take it for granted and assume that most towns have it this good.
| February 01, 2013
Review: Marvel's The Avengers
Even for a hard-ass like Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), head of the ultra-secret S.H.I.E.L.D agency, getting a billionaire genius in a metal suit, a scientist with a bad temper, a cryogenically preserved WWII warrior, a Norse god, and two secret agents
Awkward first steps
| May 04, 2012
Photos: Kostas Seremetis's ''Ready…Steady…Go!'' at the Fourth Wall Project
Kostas Seremetis's ''Ready…Steady…Go!'' exhibition is on display at the Fourth Wall Project from September 10 to October 23, 2011.
Fourth Wall Project | September 10–October 23, 2011
| September 23, 2011
Review: Griff the Invisible
Like Kick-Ass and Super , Leon Ford's Griff the Invisible reaffirms the notion that superheroes exist to provide the meek and marginalized with an empowering fantasy.
| August 26, 2011
THWAK! I swing with my right fist, trying to connect with my opponent's face. In a smooth motion, he deflects my punch with his forearm, which is protected with a black and metallic-plastic arm gauntlet. I swing with my left fist, and am again knocked
Move over, Clark Kent. All over New England, mild-mannered citizens are suiting up and doing their part to play the hero.
| December 11, 2009
Anime Boston 2009: Mystery solved
VIDEO: Scenes from Anime Boston 2009 This past weekend marked the ninth year of the Northeast’...
| May 26, 2009
Big Moves presents "Hot Buffet," a dystopian musical satire
The Big Moves dance troupe has long struck me as a fantastic thing. In a world where the fairly husky actor who plays Matt Parkman...
| October 15, 2008
VIDEO: Anime Boston wrap-up
Anime Boston 2008 ThePhoenix.com's resident cosplay expert, Maddy Myers, reports from Anime Boston. And yes, if you must know, she made that Zelda suit from scratch. ...
| April 01, 2008
More Notes on the Project Runway Finale
Proj Run! Ian beat me to the official rundown, read on if you want to hear more post-finale ramblings.Christian took it all, which was totally...
| March 06, 2008
Every Princess Begins Her Journey With a Dream!
Oh, Oscars! Movies, pretty dresses, a masturbatory ceremony, long commercial breaks, annoying jokes, weird panning shots into the audience of men wearing bronzer and ladies...
| February 22, 2008
"Heroes" and "How I Met Your Mother" both stunk last night
It seems like the Heroes writers were so busy packing their premiere with plot that they neglected to consider that they were also making it unwatchable....
| September 25, 2007
Bruce Springsteen tickets on sale (For .2 seconds only!)
Tickets for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s dual Boston shows in November went on sale this morning at 10 A.M., and at about...
| September 24, 2007
Superhero movie news: Wolverine, the Green Hornet
They've announced a director for the Wolverine solo spinoff film: Gavin Hood. I didn't see his Oscar-winning film Tsotsi, but it seems to be well-liked...
| July 20, 2007
A brief history of Highwater Books
"Highwater Books was me and Tom Devlin, hanging out drinking in Tom's garage."
Based on an intervew with Jef Czekaj
EUGENIA WILLIAMSON AND S.I. ROSENBAUM
| January 01, 1900
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