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Our favorite dead celebs; one more nod for Thom and Tom; huzzah to J.R. and Teny

The end of the year always brings a list of deceased celebrities, whatever that has come to mean when every plastic surgery-deformed slag on a Real Housewives of (insert city here, but "Human Zoo Hell on Earth" will easily substitute) claims to be a s
Honor roll
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 28, 2012
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Interview: Art Spiegelman

"When you don't understand a painting, you assume you're stupid. When you don't understand a cartoon, you assume the cartoonist is stupid."
Drawing conclusions
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 13, 2008
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Explosively bad

Abroad and at home, the future looks grim.  
The potential for even more public disillusionment and anger is huge as events outstrip the nation’s political imagination
By EDITORIAL  |  October 09, 2008

Power talk

Two upcoming debates  will likely address environmental topics and how they impact jobs, climate change, and our national priorities.  
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 02, 2008

What a break

A shout out of big-time thanks from the John McCain campaign to our friends in Georgia that are being mercilessly bombed by the Russian military after provoking Big Bad Vlad Putin!
McCain struts his stuff as Russia attacks Georgia
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 13, 2008

Flashbacks: August 11, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Doug Fleischer, Sam MacLaughlin, and Hannah Van Susteren.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By EDITORIAL  |  August 08, 2006


Celebrity skin

There were once television news people like Walter Cronkite, Chet Huntley, and David Brinkley — anchors whom you could actually believe.
Couric’s ascent speaks volumes about the state of TV news
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  April 12, 2006

Grow jobs

Until a few years ago, Tom Hubbard didn't put much stock in penis enlargement.
  Why penis enlargement is poised to become the next big thing
By CHRIS WRIGHT  |  March 27, 2006
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Yahoo!’s one-man news army

Everyone’s heard of garage rock.
Plus, sizing up ABC’s new anchors, gutsy changes at RKO, and reporters turn into government investigators
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  January 26, 2006