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Big Fat Whale
How a colorful Tampa talk show host might have been the most sane conservative in Tampa
There's a lot of shouting on the third floor of the Tampa Convention Center.
| September 07, 2012
Live Coverage: RNC 2012 updates
Live dispatches from the RNC.
David S. Bernstein and Chris Faraone cover the convention
| August 24, 2012
Review: Natural Selection
So memorable as Ed Helms's harridan wife in The Hangover , Rachael Harris is a natural for a lead role.
Robbie Pickering's road movie
| July 06, 2012
Tampa re-emerging as a death-metal hotbed
People up here in the Northeast normally associate Tampa, Florida, with balmy beaches and snowbirds. But look beyond the sands and the area is the perfect grindcore dystopia: boulevards flanked by miles of strip sprawl cut across a lattice of low-slung
| August 26, 2011
Ace Atkins’s new novel is what the movie Public Enemies should have been.
Ace Atkins runs down Machine Gun Kelly
| May 21, 2010
A Soviet submarine finally meets its demise
Out on Allens Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island is finally saying goodbye to the Cold War.
| April 30, 2010
Shaking up the school system
Rhode Island education commissioner Deborah Gist’s take-charge style could make a winner of a state that often seems destined to fail. But critics say her free-market approach won’t work.
| April 23, 2010
Ken Miller just can’t win
What’s an honorable man to do?
Brown biology professor attacked by Darwin-hating fundies and leftie atheists alike
| March 05, 2010
Straight outta Tallahassee
Tallahassee transplant (via Toronto) Kylewilliam Campol absolutely loves to call Rhode Island home, having moved here last May to further his career as a musician and establish the world headquarters for his post-punk outfit Imadethismistake — a move som
Kyle Campol’s Imadethismistake
| March 05, 2010
If you think the polemic salvos Michael Moore churns out define the modern documentary, you've either succumbed to Moore's manipulative shenanigans or are unfamiliar with the works of Frederick Wiseman. No disrespect to the Roger & Me director, he
An interview with Frederick Wiseman
| December 11, 2009
Wall Street's death wish
If you read the front page of the September 6 New York Times , P+J hope you are either dumbfounded, appalled, frightened, or so pissed off that you went and got the Uzi from the attic and looked for the Amtrak schedule for the Northeast Corridor train
Investing in mortality; plus, getting it right, and wireless, in West Virginia
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| September 11, 2009
There may, in the end, be no way to save the American metropolitan newspaper. Plummeting advertising revenue and competition from the Internet often seem forces too daunting for even the savviest of publishers.
The Projo 's ultra-local approach could save the paper — or spell its demise
| August 28, 2009
Alt- together now
At some point during the recording of their new album, someone in the Broken Singles realized that Sarah Borges had been botching the chords to their cover of the Lemonheads' "Ride with Me."
Sarah Borges leaps ahead by getting back to basics
| April 10, 2009
This article appeared in the September 9, 1999 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
New Kids 4-evah!
| September 26, 2008
New + old classics
As if freshly presenting stage classics isn’t challenging enough, new adaptations are in the lineups this fall at two companies, Trinity Repertory Company and the Gamm.
Life on the boards
| September 10, 2008
Pushing his buttons
“My number one priority is getting more of my music out there.”
Joe Beats heads back to the lab
| August 05, 2008
When NESN periodically broadcasts a historic Red Sox game during the off-season, the vast swaths of empty seats are enough to cause a sharp sense of wistfulness for many fans.
Fans are paying the price for the Sox success: inside the Fenway fiasco
| March 10, 2008
Illegal use of hands
It’s been a slow year so far for defensive-back arrests.
Sports blotter: "Personal foul" edition
| February 27, 2008
Led Zeppelin have rarely missed a promotional opportunity, and the occasion of their current reunion is no exception
Getting through The Song Remains the Same
| December 04, 2007
The song remains the same
At one point early on in last weekend’s anti-war rally in Washington, DC, a speaker instructed the crowd, which was facing en masse toward the Capitol Building, to turn around and look in the other direction — toward the White House, the State Department
Did last weekend’s march on Washington mark a new surge in street activism or the waning of an old-school protest style?
| January 31, 2007
When sportscasters attack
Each sports season carries a relatively small number of sportscaster arrests, but the ones we do get it are usually memorable.
Sports blotter: "From downtown!" edition
| January 24, 2007
In September the Museum of the Modern American Dream, an organization dedicated to commemorating the search for the American Dream by ordinary Americans, opened up an extension here in Portland.
The Museum of the Modern American Dream hits town
| November 01, 2006
More pellet madness
I’m not sure if anyone knows what to make of this one.
Sports blotter: "something we don't condone" edition
| October 25, 2006
Shooting under fire
What began as an exotic summer job — shooting for the Israel-based photo agency Flash 90 — ended up being a crash course in combat journalism. Audio slideshow: Phil Sussman's photographs of Israel
Life during wartime: My summer in Israel
| October 04, 2006
In this, the ninth annual edition of the Providence Phoenix’s “Best” issue, we highlight four people and organizations who are doing exceptionally good work.
Bill Shuey, Valerie Tutson, Greg Gerritt, and Scott Wolf
JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ + IAN DONNIS
| April 19, 2006
Planes, trains, & automobiles
Boston in winter: makes you wonder why you live here, right?
Your guide to winter-weekend escapes at any price
| March 01, 2006
Quotes + numbers, February 17, 2006
Twelve: Number of US Olympians vying for spots in the sixth season of Donald Trump’s The Apprentice .
Just the facts on Wal-Mart, the Olympics, Barack at the Grammys, and more
| February 16, 2006
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