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My trip to the land of wrinkly dicks
When your job is to visit porn movie sets and report on them, you get used to seeing other guys' dicks pretty quickly.
| August 29, 2012
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Fishbone's quarter-century journey
Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler's documentary details Fishbone's quarter-century journey from musically-diverse South Central middle school classmates to becoming one of the most influential Los Angeles bands of the '80s.
| November 15, 2011
Underground no more, Kostas Seremetis comes home
He's now worthy
West Roxbury native Kostas Seremetis cut his teeth as an underground artist in Boston in the 1990s — his commissions included painting the walls of the Lansdowne Street punk club Axis, and creating movies for an unknown Boston band that went on to become the Elevator Drops.
| September 21, 2011
Summer of the Swedish Nanny
I'll never forget the night Karina Holmer was murdered. How could I? I was one of the last to see her alive.
It's been 15 years since the top half of Holmer's body was discovered in a Fenway dumpster. The crime fascinated Boston, paralyzed its nightlife, and spurred an investigation that sputtered along for years. But the police never caught her killer.
| June 23, 2011
Nine miles of muddy hell
How I faced icy pools, electric shocks, and crazed men in tutus — and survived!
The parking lot is deathly silent. People with muscles and strong jaws stop in their tracks as the sound of cheers pour down from the early competitors on the mountain. Our coffee buzz long gone, the effects of the joint we puffed on the drive are creeping up and I start feeling lightheaded.
| May 26, 2011
Larry Flynt on the end of days, and why politicians can't keep it in their pants
Larry Flynt is no stranger to religious freaks. He's been one himself — converted aboard his private jet, back in 1977, by Jimmy Carter's sister.
| May 19, 2011
All dogs go to probate court
In dog we trust
It's funny: while Massachusetts is considered a vanguard in the struggle for same-sex marriage and mellower pot laws, it has been way behind the pack in implementing pet trusts. But no longer.
| May 11, 2011
How tough are those Boston Derby Dames, really?
Our intrepid reporter gets his ass beat for science
How to skate like a girl.
| February 23, 2011
Axed and answered
The Vikings, as caricatures, are bulging, golden-locked brutes wielding two-handed axes, who chug from human skulls as they cruise the seas on a mission of mayhem.
| February 16, 2011
Ask A New England Porn Star
How to dip your yankee candle
Things are different here. More refined. After all, we gave the world the corn muffin, Harvard University, and Emily Dickinson. It stands to reason that our porn stars would also be more genteel, well-bred, and cultured.
| February 10, 2011
Mush it real good
Dog Days Dept.
A thousand frozen dogsled fanatics line the track's edge as approaching yaps signal a start to the races.
| January 19, 2011
Things Celtics players shouldn't do before they die
Plus a quick chat with Jo Jo White
Looking for the perfect gift for naughty Lakers fans on your Christmas list? (A swift kick to the chestnuts, alas, doesn't quite jibe with the whole holiday-spirit thing.)
| December 15, 2010
Google: The ultimate cockblocker
Or, how internet search engines are ruining my life
You'd never believe how many times my debauched past has come back to bite me in the ass.
| September 27, 2010
| September 22, 2010
The Current Issue
Table of Contents
Where To Follow Me
| March 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Mo Takes His Turn
March 21, 2013 at 12:59 PM
[Q&A] KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on art, Columbine and having balls
On The Download
| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
Outside The Frame
| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM
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