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Hanna Rosin's 'Men'

Hanna Rosin's anachronistic and jumbled The End of Men: And the Rise of Women is exactly what you'd expect.

By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  October 05, 2012

Getting real with Tumblr’s favorite editor

The relationship between an editor and her writers can be a complicated one.
GIF it away now
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  May 18, 2012
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On the road with the director of Bellflower

If you didn't think it was possible to get some stares from jaded onlookers here in the streets of Boston, you haven't been strapped into Medusa, a heavily modified '72 Buick Skylark equipped with a massive silver engine sprouting through its hood, a PA
Big wheels
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 09, 2011
G. Kimball, RIP

George Kimball, 1943-2011

George Kimball, Phoenix sports editor (back when there was such a thing) for nearly 10 years, Boston Herald columnist for 25 more, and truly one of the great boxing writers of our time, passed away last week at his home in New York City. He was 67.
In Memoriam
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  July 15, 2011

Letters to the Boston editor, May 27, 2011

When I first read your issue of May 20 with all the hue and cry about the Rapture due the next day, I thought it was a lot of nonsense.
The end is here
By  |  May 27, 2011

High standards

I've just read Eugenia Williamson's piece about the fifth season of Big Love (see " Big Patriarchy ," January 14).
Letters to the Boston editor, January 28, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 28, 2011

Art appreciation

The recent Phoenix editorial on state-government funding for arts and culture highlighted many of the challenges we face as we try to meet our aspirations as a community amidst a very difficult economic environment.
Letters to the Boston Phoenix editor, June 12, 2009