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Unveiling the new (old) Planned Parenthood

Rebranding the Branded
Planned Parenthood wants abortions for everyone! Well, not exactly.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 25, 2009

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Dance, Monkey!: Taylor Newhall

Eats stinky cheese
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim . . .
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 19, 2009

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Interview: Mitch Fatel

Fatel hates the Yankees, loves stand-up
Given that he was once an intern for Howard Stern, it's not too surprising that comedian Mitch Fatel is all about clits and tits, and assorted lady bits – not the stuff that feminists would gleefully shave their legs over.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 19, 2009

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Dance, monkey!: Bobby Collins

Bobby Collins on crazy-eyed Limbaugh
Every week we put a comic in the hot seat. This week's victim is....
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 12, 2009

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Fistfight at the Coulter/Maher Speaker Series!

 Bill Maher and Ann Coulter go head-to-head in the first installation of the Wang Theatre's 2009 Speaker Series
What happens when the country's most litigious conservative butts political heads with the man who champions pot and prostitution?
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 16, 2009

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Walk against sexual violence

$100,000 in Change
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and you can help acknowledge the month by helping raise much-needed funds for the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 12, 2009



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The center of the universe

Renaissance man Richard Goodwin explores the roots of religious wars by channeling anti-hero Galileo in the play  Two Men of Florence .
Real-life quantum leaper Richard Goodwin was sort of a 1960s political Zelig — everywhere you looked, there he was.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 10, 2009

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Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience

Uncomfortable all around
Just as there's no good reason for Joe, Kevin, and Nick Jonas to be swoon-inducing pop-idol heartthrobs.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  March 04, 2009

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Death becomes her

The future of funerals is fresh-faced . . . and female.
Like any other 20 year olds, Megan Peterson and Mackenzie Byles chatter like hyperactive squirrels, excitedly finishing each others' sentences as though they're alien twins with melded minds.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 27, 2009

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Dance, Monkey!: Ardal O'Hanlon

Deep thoughts by Ardal O'Hanlon
 Every week we put a comic in the hot seat. This week's victim: Ardal O'Hanlon.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  August 04, 2011

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Dance, Monkey!: Rob Crean

We put a visiting comic on the hot seat
Rob Crean has secret talents
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 10, 2009



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Dance Monkey: Bill Burr

Dance, monkey!
We put a comic in the hot seat every week. This week's victim.....
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 04, 2009

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Dance Monkey: JR STRAUSS

JR Strauss
We Put A Comic On The Hot Seat. This Week's Victim . . .
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 02, 2009

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Puccini goes punk

Faced with diminishing mainstream opportunities, Boston's young opera singers are going small and making the repertoire their own
Perched on the lid of a lace-draped baby grand, a bobblehead quivers along with Christine Teeters's vibrato as she powers through a Tuesday-night voice lesson in the Steinway Piano Building on Boylston Street.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 23, 2009

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Dance, Monkey!: Jennifer Myszkowski

Naked bungee jumping
How about old #43 opens a Payless ShoeSource franchise in downtown Baghdad?
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 21, 2009

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Dance, Monkey: Ripps McCoxen

Dance, monkey!
Ripps vs. Dice
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 09, 2009



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Inauguration Day Round-up

Salute
Most people round these parts will be celebrating President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20. But, even those rare local GOPs who are mourning the loss of a Republican administration will be looking for a good time.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 19, 2009

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Cancer comedy

Smile & Save
Cancer isn't funny, but the cancer-ass-kicking fundraiser Comics for a Cure could be.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 09, 2009

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NSMT goes begging

Theater in the Red
Theater in the Red
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 07, 2009

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The gays can not be stopped!

DOMA Demo
The national LGBT equality group Join the Impact hopes to galvanize sympathizers across the country to demonstrate in their home towns on Saturday, January 10, in protest of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 30, 2008

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The feminine critique

Women in politics came a long way in 2008, but the weight of double standards endures
It was almost a banner year for women in politics.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 24, 2008


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