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Tormenting Teddy

After 32 years in the US Senate, Ted Kennedy remains a force to be reckoned with, both for his legendary family history and his considerable accomplishments.
Republicans threaten Kennedy reign
By BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 28, 2009

“Why” and why not

There are songs here that speak of Jamaica and others that are more like the Portland-suburb Schrock you’re already down with.
Hearing Kate Schrock’s Invocation
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 28, 2008

Goin’ Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino

This packed two-disc set gathers all the usual suspects and more for a Tipitina’s Foundation project to rebuild Domino’s Ninth Ward neighborhood in New Orleans.
By CLEA SIMON  |  October 22, 2007

Crossword: ''Together at last''

25, meet 26.
By MATT JONES  |  October 17, 2007

Party people

Though the crowd skewed more preppie and hippie than rudie, they knew their shit, screaming the words to "Reggae Got Soul" and "Monkey Man."
Toots and the Maytals, Avalon, March 28, 2007
By I-HSIEN SHERWOOD  |  March 29, 2007

Remembering Randy Hien

In an unfathomably cruel twist of fate, longtime Living Room owner Randy Hien was killed in a car accident on Monday, September 25.
A collection of anecdotes and heartfelt farewells
By REMEMBERING RANDY HIEN  |  September 28, 2006


Hail to the thieves

There’s a not-so-small quadrant of the World Wide Web that has been going bananas since Radiohead kicked off their spring/summer tour on May 6 in Copenhagen.
Finding new Radiohead on the web
By WILL SPITZ  |  May 31, 2006