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Jenny Holzer's projections remake buildings

Jenny Holzer is not an architect, but in 2004, when she projected those words onto the stone facade of the Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan's Times Square, the historic building acquired a character it had never before seen.
Big words
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 03, 2010

Patronage = corrpution

The Massachusetts legislature is shocked — shocked! — that patronage is rife in the Probation Department! Shocked that it exists anywhere in state government! And it looks as if the both the House and the Senate will be damned if they are going to d
Plus, the Pope + condoms
By EDITORIAL  |  November 26, 2010

The Big Hurt: A big country lesbian pissing match

Reports began to surface recently that a major country star was set to come out of the closet in People magazine. I had high hopes for Chris Gaines, but no such luck.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 14, 2010

Harvard ‘ACT UP’ show gets rise from right-wingers

Taking a detour from directly bashing President Obama, right-wingers are now hot and bothered by a Harvard art exhibit. And they have an Obama administration foil toward whom they can channel their bile.
Tea Baggers Meet the Tea-Baggers Dept.
By GREG COOK  |  October 30, 2009
Women: Should we rejoice?

Women: Should we rejoice?

Really, birth control in all its shapes and sizes is a woman's job, except for the condom. It's the one thing that can really protect against STDs and it's "supposed" to be a man's job to have them ready when needed, although let's be honest at least AT LEAST 50 percent of the time women are actually the ones with these things in our purses just in case. So should we rejoice that the FDA has passed the newest, cheapest condom for females?

By Lisa Spinelli  |  April 17, 2009