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Review: Tom Wolfe at The NMAI and Trent Burleson at the NAM

Tom Wolfe is famous for authoring the nonfiction books The Right Stuff and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test , as well as the novel The Bonfire of the Vanities . And for wearing white suits, sometimes with matching homburg hat and gloves.
Newport views
By GREG COOK  |  July 15, 2011

Recap: Bonnaroo 2009

Live from Bonnaroo 2009
Blog posts, slideshows, and more from Bonnaroo 2009
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 19, 2009

Pants afire

The ratio of falsehood to truth in the universe has not, of course, altered one jot since the world began.
Fakeries and the faking fakers who fake them
By JAMES PARKER  |  March 13, 2008

King and Queens

In Romance & Cigarettes , which opens this Friday at the Kendall Square, Gandolfini has been dropped by writer/director John Turturro into drab, treeless, white-ethnic Queens.
Romance + Cigarettes , plus Salton Sea
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 28, 2007

Wilde thing

Kaufman has revitalized the staged docudrama with imagination and arrow-swift directness, and 2nd Story Theatre is demonstrating just how that looks.
2nd Story’s Gross Indecency
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 09, 2007

Buddy Cianci

Vincent Albert Cianci — called Buddy by friends and foes — is back.
A candid conversation
By JOE VILENO  |  September 24, 2007


Media monstrosities

On April 23, MIT sophomore David Sheets cataloged Web sites that can’t be reached on Boston’s free wireless network due to a screwy filtering program.
Oddities and ephemera from the week gone by
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 25, 2007

Trump of judgment

“Some people cast shadows,” wrote Donald Trump in a 2005 letter to the New York Times Book Review , “and other people choose to live in those shadows. To each his own.”
The Apprentice , I’m from Rolling Stone , and Beauty and the Geek
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 11, 2007

Does your life suck?

In this pixelated alternate world account holders aren’t users, they’re “residents.” In this world, you can fly. You can “teleport.” You can’t drown. You do not age. You can have an awkward version of cyber-sex. Watch the Second Life trailer (QuickTi
In the MySpace-meets- Matrix online world of Second Life , everyone is sexy, real money flows, and pixels are the only limitation
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  July 17, 2006