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Review: The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D

Big waves, little ripples
There’s nothing more envy-inducing during a Boston winter night than watching a pack of surfers hit the pristine beaches of Tahiti. But beyond the warmth and beauty of the island, this film fails to deliver a cohesive message.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  February 17, 2010

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Photos: Gross Thanksgiving food to avoid

Avoid these fattening and just plain gross Thanksgiving foods
Thanksgiving is a time for gorging on food and hanging out with family, but really it's mostly about the food. There are some dishes that take it too far, however, and we are here to help you steer clear of those.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  November 25, 2009

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Restaurants serving hot deals for Thanksgiving

Don't bother cooking this Turkey Day; check out our best meal-deals around town and spare yourself.
Cooking a full Thanksgiving feast can be a huge energy-suck, especially for those of us who work all week long. If you're still dying to bite into a juicy turkey and stuff your face full of delectible stuffing, but don't have the energy to expend (or you just can't or hate to cook), consider going out to eat for one of these fantabulous Thanksgiving Day deals.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  November 23, 2009

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Photos: Halloween costumes not fit for public

From lame, totally un-pc, and just plain wrong, our list helps make sure you're not dressed like an asshole this Halloween
Stay away from these costume choices this Halloween.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  October 25, 2011

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Living with HPV

It afflicts millions, yet no one talks about this nightmarish STD. Now one woman bares all.
The results are “normal.” I breathe a sigh of relief. But should I be relieved? It’s been two years since I heard a registered nurse tell me “You have HPV,” and I am still getting scraped from the inside out, still making appointments to see doctors, and still terrified that I’ll get cancer.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  September 04, 2009

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Review: Little Ashes

The first half is pretty good
Paul Morrison's cross between School Ties and Brokeback Mountain is a captivating effort with a confused focus, unexplained moments, and a hurried second half.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  May 19, 2009



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Taking the B-boys to School

The Other MIT Crew
You may have noticed, hip-hop dance has gone legit — or at least slightly commercial.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  April 22, 2009

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Flipping out

One local dance crew has stolen the spotlight . . . and pissed off a lot of people in the process
Status Quo is assuredly not a breaking crew. They do incorporate some breakin' and krumping in their sets, but, in their own words, they are entertainers first.
By: LISA SPINELLI  |  January 29, 2009
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