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Review: Detention

A knife-wielding maniac plots his exploits off of a popular slasher film.   If you were to call out Joseph Kahn for unabashedly ripping this plot straight from Scream 2 , he'd probably take it as a compliment.
The Breakfast Club meets Scream 2
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  April 13, 2012

Karen Schmeer: 1970-2010

Karen Schmeer, the brilliant local film editor whose work on Errol Morris's documentary The Fog of War helped win it the Best Documentary Oscar in 2004, died January 29 in a tragic accident, struck by a getaway car as she was crossing a street in Manha
In Memoriam
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 01, 2010

RIP Ron Asheton, Stooges guitarist

Ron Asheton, guitarist for the legendary Stooges, was found dead today of what is believed to be a h...
By Ryan Stewart  |  January 06, 2009

Jayson Blair revisited, Radiohead’s least favorite Radiohead song, and notes on the plight of the tenant-musician

BAD TIMES5 years agoMay 16, 2003 | Dan Kennedy called for “tougher standards” in journalism in the wake of the Jayson Blair scandal.“Yet by purging...
By Ian Sands  |  May 16, 2008
How To Go From Designer Douchebag to Sartorial Deity In Just One Step

How To Go From Designer Douchebag to Sartorial Deity In Just One Step

©CARINA MASTROCOLAOn Project Runway, Michael Kors is an asshole. He is the Jewish, Long Island-y version of what Christian will be in about 40 years....
By Sharon Steel  |  February 15, 2008
Return of the Attack of the Mooninites

Return of the Attack of the Mooninites

Just yesterday we got a weird email from Zebbler, a/k/a Peter Berdovsky, whom you will perhaps remember as the naked hippie/video artist responsible for last...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 01, 2008

FLASHBACKS: Remembering Sarah Pettit, Orientation at the Church of Scientology, and A.I. Gore

TOUGH LOVE5 years agoJanuary 31, 2003 | Michael Bronski remembered the tough-as-nails, gay journalist Sarah Pettit.“I DON’T KNOW that I’d say I enjoyed working with...
By Ian Sands  |  January 31, 2008

A tribute to John Garcia: illustrator and kind friend

"Gee, too bad the article isn't as good as the illustration." Illustrators have heard this from editors since the first stick scratched in the dirt....
By eldean  |  December 07, 2007

Rudolph the panty-thief reindeer

Holday cheer! CBS is rolling out the super sexiest/weirdest Chistmas/Holiday(??) schedule ever (see below). A Ricky-Martin-meets-Rudolph-under-the-push-up-bra sort of thing... A spinning spiral of pouty models, The...
By eldean  |  November 20, 2007

Friday night Terror

From the inbox: "We pass over most lines that are presented to us, but we stocked Art Terror by local artist/MassArt grad Gordon Riker immediately...
By Caitlin E. Curran  |  September 07, 2007

Brad Delp 1951-2007

As you probably know, Boston frontman Brad Delp was found dead in his New Hampshire home on Friday. In tribute, here's the "More Than a...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 12, 2007

Dennis Johnson, 1954-2007

Celtics great Dennis Johnson passed away yesterday. In tribute, here's one of the defining plays of his career - Bird steals the ball with a...
By Ryan Stewart  |  February 23, 2007