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Crossword: ''The Future Is Now''

... And they got it wrong.
... And they got it wrong
By MATT JONES  |  March 05, 2010
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Hare belles

With apologies to Winston Churchill, The Breath of Life is a cliché wrapped in an enigma — or two. On the face of it, award-winning British writer David Hare's ruthless yet sentimental two-hander (at Gloucester Stage through August 2) is a standard co
Divas Plum and Carroll exude The Breath of Life
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  July 31, 2009
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Exposures

In "Karsh 100: A Biography in Images," which is now up at the Museum of Fine Arts, his iconic shots of Winston Churchill, George Bernard Shaw, and Ernest Hemingway are defining portraits of the men in all their crusty manliness.
Photos from Yousuf Karsh, William Christenberry, and the PRC
By GREG COOK  |  November 10, 2008
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Photos: Exposures

A slideshow of photos from Yousuf Karsh, William Christenberry, and the PRC
A slideshow of photos from Yousuf Karsh, William Christenberry, and the PRC
By BOSTON PHOENIX WEB STAFF  |  November 10, 2008
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Mad men

Audiences must have developed shock absorbers over the course of the past 50 years.
Orfeo’s Look Back in Anger; WHAT’s What the Butler Saw
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  June 24, 2008
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Race gets in the race

For much of this election cycle, the assumption has been that foreign policy, specifically Iraq, would be the dominant issue on the campaign trail.
Obama’s fast-track to success could be alienating working-class white voters, reminding them of their nemesis: affirmative action
By STEVEN STARK  |  March 19, 2008


January 2008


Monthly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  December 31, 2007
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Bogus Bess

“History,” Winston Churchill told us, “is written by the victors.”
Elizabeth: The Golden Age is leaden
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 10, 2007
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The power of speech

The press — or some of it — at least some of it have put Barack Obama on the road to oblivion.
Obama can talk his way to the presidency
By STEVEN STARK  |  September 05, 2007
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Fact and friction

As it happened, at the end, the parrot wouldn’t say a word.
Aaron T. Stephan at Whitney Art Works
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  August 01, 2007
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Dark side of the military legend continues in Iraq

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell once dismissed the infamous My Lai massacre in Vietnam in 1968, saying, “In war, these sorts of horrible things happen every now and again, but they are still to be deplored.”
Casualties of  war  
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  September 06, 2006


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Casa D. slate storms the primary

While P&J do not see eye to eye with most of Bob “Cool Moose” Healey’s libertarian leanings, he is a truly thoughtful contributor to the body politic.
Chafee, Roberts, and de Ramel get the nod  
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  September 06, 2006
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Road hog

Well, seems like someone has a great deal of time on his hands, now that raccoon-hunting season is over.
Sundlun seeks a sign of his lasting legacy near the airport
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  July 12, 2006
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Blood, sweat, and jeers

Back 1966, when the World Cup was held in England, the Italian team was knocked out in the first round.
The US squad shows its scrappy side in the World Cup
By CHIP YOUNG  |  June 21, 2006
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Set ’em up, knock ’em back

History’s greatest drinkers, music’s greatest drinking songs, and a wobbly time line of booze in Boston.
15 people who could (or can) drink more than you
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 17, 2006
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Going ape for the Arctic Monkeys

Compared to a single verse written by Alex Turner, the entire Lennon/McCartney oeuvre is but an execrable pile of rubbish.
On the record
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2006


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P’s in a podcast

The Ricky Gervais Show , downloaded an average of 261,670 times per week since debuting in December, secured its place in The Guinness Book of World Records on Tuesday as the most successful podcast ever.
The Kult of Karl
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 09, 2006

Money counts

Your superior correspondents are as guilty as most for ignoring the many legitimate candidates who seek office, but are not given much chance of winning because of their reluctance (or inability) to link up with deep-pocketed contributors.
Sheeler has a gripe about attention given to better-funded rivals
By  |  January 19, 2006