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Academia under attack . . . by zombies
Ah, kids these days. What with their tight pants and cigarettes and rising-from-the-dead-to-nosh-on-delicious-human-flesh . . .
Flesh in the Pan Dept.
| October 30, 2009
Caught off guard at BU
Police and machine-gun-toting SWAT teams swarmed through Boston University's College of Arts and Sciences building on February 4, looking for a man reported to be carrying around an ammunition magazine and a bullet.
| February 11, 2009
Which way is up?
You’ve seen them in the Old Port, whether it’s just J Biddy, or as Crossfire Inferno, playing plenty of rock covers, slipping in originals more and more often recently .
This Way may not Make History , but they certainly rock out
| December 03, 2008
According to news reports, Lavender was drunk and disorderly on the streets of Cincinnati on April 6 when cops asked him several times to move away from an intersection.
Sports blotter: "Marcus Vick and more" edition
| June 25, 2008
The Life before Her Eyes
Shame on all involved.
Exploiting high school shootings
| April 23, 2008
He speaks quickly, with a friendly, nervous laugh, in cadences that sound like a cross between Ira Glass and Martin Scorsese.
Interview: Keith Gessen’s young literary life
| April 15, 2008
On the national affront
Where does one begin to recap 12 months of such willful self-parody?
An inescapable year reaches its inevitable conclusion
| December 19, 2007
They’ve got issues
As newspapers and magazines slim and shift their focus to online content and revenue streams, it has become sadly commonplace to overlook the unique capabilities of periodically printed matter.
The bookworm’s gift that keeps on giving
| December 12, 2007
The kids are not all right
If you lived in Massachusetts you heard about it.
The authors of Restless Virgins talk about the underbelly of teen culture at Milton Academy
| August 31, 2007
Can you fault a Second City 35-year-old Gap-shilling rapper for wanting to make elevator hip-hop for Second City 35-year-old Gap-wearing yuppies?
Finding Forever | Geffen
| August 14, 2007
Maine film buffs have it tough.
MIFF 10 honors cinema’s past and future
| July 11, 2007
Staged before a machine-gunshot-spangled American flag, Letters to the NRA has some strong messages for the nation’s purveyors of gun-lust.
Winter Harbor's Letters to the NRA
| June 20, 2007
Providence: safer than you think?
Every year, as summer approaches in US cities, violent crime spikes as predictably as the arrival of Memorial Day cookouts.
Violent crime is down, unlike in many us cities. Can the good news last?
| May 24, 2007
The shape of things to come
The Democratic front-runners and the Republican establishment will be making critical decisions in the coming weeks that will shape the course of the race.
The defining issues of each party’s campaign are being decided now
| May 09, 2007
Reporter-turned-psychiatrist pans Virginia Tech coverage
A searing backlash followed NBC’s airing of videos made by Seung-Hui Cho, who last month killed 32 Virginia Tech students and then himself.
BRIAN C. JONES
| May 03, 2007
“I’m not much on rear-window ethics,” quips Grace Kelly in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 masterpiece.
Rear Window is model for Hollywood’s latest trend, a fear-inspired peep-a-palooza
| May 02, 2007
After a top-notch first two days, the Fifth Independent Film Festival of Boston weathers some ups and downs through the remainder of its schedule.
Plus Donkey Kong, the Super Amigos, and ‘the greatest film of all time’ at the IFFB
PHOENIX FILM STAFF
| April 29, 2007
Notes on a tragedy
Seung-Hui Cho got what he wanted: a whole nation is talking about him and his horrific killing spree on the Virginia Tech campus last week.
More than a week after the Virginia Tech massacre, we still have more questions than answers
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| April 25, 2007
Death by handguns
The only difference between the carnage wrought on the Virginia Tech campus and the ongoing plague of murders bloodying Boston’s streets is one of intensity.
What the murders at Virginia Tech and on Boston’s streets have in common
| April 25, 2007
Appetite for destruction
Well before he gunned down 32 people at Virginia Tech last week, it appears Seung-Hui Cho was obsessed with Guns N' Roses.
Did the Virginia Tech shooter take his cues from a Guns N' Roses song?
| April 20, 2007
First things first: congratulations to Globe reporter Charlie Savage on a much-deserved Pulitzer Prize.
What we talk about when we talk about the Globe’s Pulitzer
| April 18, 2007
It should come as little surprise that financial institutions resort to heavy-handed and ethically shady tactics to increase their share of the student-loan business.
It’s time to rein in the student-loan industry. Plus, trying to make sense of the horror at Virginia Tech.
| April 18, 2007
Pre-NFL Draft arrest watch
Get ready, Phoenix readers, for the dad-gum funnest week of the sports-crime year!
Updating the big board
| April 12, 2006
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