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A message from the office of synthetic personality management.
By DAVID KISH  |  November 26, 2010

The Ch-Ch-Ch-Change

If men had menopause, going postal would be the rule rather than the exception, and we'd have to get our mail from carrier pigeons.
Menopause The Musical at Trinity
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 19, 2009

Soldiers committing suicide

On July 22, 2004, unable to handle the intensity anymore — the daily vomiting, the feeling that he was a murderer — Lucey wrapped a garden hose around his neck and hanged himself.
US troops are killing themselves in record numbers
By JASON NOTTE  |  March 11, 2009

I sink, therefore I am

Seascape , Edward Albee’s 1975 Pulitzer-winning meditation on evolution and mortality, gets all wet at Zeitgeist Stage Company.  
Zeitgeist’s expanded Seascape. Plus Gutenberg! The Musical
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 08, 2008

Baby fights the blues

Evening slants in over the spires of Harvard, and Juliana Hatfield is watching me across the table.
Juliana Hatfield is still standing. How a hometown guitar hero dodged the bullet, and then wrote a book about it
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 17, 2008

Home invasion

Fabuloso is about what happens to a vaguely disappointing marriage when a couple of maniacs show up at the door insisting they’re family.
Mishegas meets metaphor in Fabuloso
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 26, 2008

Fading away

As with a lot of people whose lack of self-awareness is their basic coping mechanism, David Moore is a pretty chipper guy at the outset of Scarecrow .
A dramatic look at anorexia inScarecrow
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 15, 2008

Charlie Bartlett

Yelchin can claim a breakthrough, and Hope Davis adds sass as Charlie’s pill-popping mom.
A rich kid on the road to comeuppance
By TOM MEEK  |  February 20, 2008

Goodbye Prozac

This article originally appeared in the March 1, 1996 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Rawness, weeping and clarity in the aftermath of the little pill
By CAROLINE KNAPP  |  November 14, 2006

Flashbacks: March 3

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Jessica McConnell.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By EDITORIAL  |  March 01, 2006