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a new Campaign works to bring breastfeeding into the open

You're out to dinner, or at the grocery store, or sitting in the movie theater, and you see a woman nursing her baby.
It’s just food
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 20, 2012

Review: Friends with Kids

There are only so many baggy vagina jokes one can take. And writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt's disappointing film about how parenthood changes a Manhattan circle of friends has its share.
Jennifer Westfeldt's disappointing film
By ALICIA POTTER  |  March 09, 2012
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Review: Manhattan Short Film Festival

This selection of 10 short films from around the world runs the gamut of genres, from a brisk actioner to a political documentary to playful horror.
Running the gamut
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  September 23, 2011
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A libertarian's view of the Barstool/Brady child-porn fiasco

Sophisticated First Amendment scholars, lawyers, and media commentators, all of whom are strongly free-speech/free-press supporters, were critical of Coakley for allegedly engaging in a legal bluff — the veiled threat of possible prosecution under the st
Freedom Watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  August 26, 2011
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Cruelty, compassion, and a capuchin, a decade later

I had tried not to look at the monkey's tits — the result, Janet told me later, of a glandular disorder. They bounced whenever the monkey moved. If you shaved them, they would have been a pretty nice set.
The baby in the box
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  August 05, 2011

Scott Alario, Angela Ruo, and David Wojnarowicz at AS220

Two years ago, when his daughter Elska was born, Scott Alario of Providence began making her the star of a series of photos he calls Our Fable . "I wanted to tell her stories. I wanted to pass something down to her," he says. "It's my attempt to build
Realism and rituals
By GREG COOK  |  January 21, 2011

Pop Trash, Maura Johnston and WTF

Pop Trash, Maura Johnston and WTF

  There's Pop Trash, Maura Johnston, the Qdoba Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query, the WTF Line and Bill Corgan in today's The Sandbox Podcast! Listen...
By Charlie  |  July 16, 2009
Burrito, Maura, MRTPQ, Jet and WTF

Burrito, Maura, MRTPQ, Jet and WTF

  The Burrito, Maura from, the Qdoba Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query,...
By Charlie  |  July 02, 2009
Racist Fletcher, Babies, McG, MRTPQ and WTF

Racist Fletcher, Babies, McG, MRTPQ and WTF

  Fletcher apologised this morning, sorta, for "racists" comments, we find out if the ...
By Charlie  |  May 21, 2009

VIDEO: Baby giraffe at Tufts hospital

Molly, a giraffe born at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon on Tuesday is being cared for at the large ani...
By Greg Cook  |  February 27, 2009