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Adrian Tomine gets it together
I’d never really had a crush on a drawing before. But when I began reading Adrian Tomine several years ago, I started falling for ’em left and right.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  February 26, 2008


Meow mix

Garfield  meets MTV
You’ve probably realized at some point over the past 30 years that Garfield is horrifically unfunny.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  February 12, 2008


Iraq’s My Lai?

Looking at Haditha
Five years after the first bombs fell on Baghdad, the fog of war still roils thick in Iraq.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  February 12, 2008


U2 3D

Ego supersized
Even better than the real thing? An argument can be made.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  January 31, 2008


Frontline online
The Internet can be terrifying.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  January 16, 2008


Plunder, pillage, and profit

A provocative new book suggests big business could learn from piracy and youth culture
When Napster, invented by a Northeastern freshman, threw the music industry into chaos in 1999, Steve Jobs didn’t panic. He saw an opportunity.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  January 16, 2008


Foodie fest

Chowing down on the road
Bourdain’s lifestyle as a gleeful gourmand may be taking its toll on his health, but it’s entertaining for the rest of us.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  January 16, 2008


Ten new careers for Bill Gates

Here are some jobs Mr. Gates could pursue.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  January 09, 2008


Carlsberg Jacobsen Dark Lager

 A great Dane
“What is your affair in Elsinore?” Hamlet asks Horatio in Act 1, Scene 2. “We’ll teach you to drink deep ere you depart.”
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  January 02, 2008


Know nukes

Why is our worst national nightmare so misunderstood?
I’ll never shake the sense memory of that numbed shiver.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 31, 2007


Browsing ahead

You can’t do much when you’re dead   — but you can still send e-mail. That’s just one Internet innovation that will loom large in 2008
All that online talk (nine billion Google hits and counting) notwithstanding, “Web 3.0” won’t be happening any time soon.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 26, 2007


Scaldis Noël

A worthy indulgence
It’s the time of year for indulging and imbibing.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 19, 2007


Gardner growing pains

Her will be done
Isabella Stewart Gardner’s will is explicit: the experience she choreographed for visitors to her museum must continue in perpetuity.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 19, 2007


Wikipedia rules

Wikipedia doubled its number of articles in just 18 months. But who are the “Wikipediots” writing them? And why do they do it?
The ancient Library at Alexandria, once the largest on Earth, housed perhaps 500,000 volumes.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 12, 2007


Great Scotch is nothing new

Put a bow around the water of life this Christmas
In 1969, in Ballindalloch, in the Speyside region of Scotland's north coast, the master distiller at Glenlivet filled 10 wooden casks with raw and fiery whisky.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 10, 2007


Never-see TV

Writing wrongs
The Writers Guild of America strike, now in its fifth week, has exacted a serious toll.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 05, 2007


Stand-up guys

Tim and Eric’s 15 minutes
“In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world,” wrote Schopenhauer, “and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.”
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 04, 2007


Suffrage net city

The Web has become key to presidential politics — we rate the candidates on how they’ve put Al Gore’s invention to use
Three years ago, when the Red Sox were winning and John Kerry was losing, YouTube hadn’t even been invented.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  November 28, 2007


Dropkick Husseins

Step dancing on Saddam’s grave
It’s been a good year for Dropkick Murphys.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  November 14, 2007


Greased lightning

Powering the anti – fossil fuel revolution, one fried catfish at a time
Oil has been discovered in a Brighton backyard.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 16, 2008


Rock bottom

Cavemen  bad!
Everyone knew it would be bad.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  November 06, 2007

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