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Found art

Jon Strymish’s cluttered vision
Photographer Jon Strymish’s truck is a mess.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  May 21, 2008

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Soltero

You're No Dream | La Société Expéditionnaire
Songwriter Tim Howard has been peripatetic lately.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  May 12, 2008

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The eternal struggle
In beer, as in life, there is good and there is evil.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008

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Funny business

As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  May 08, 2008

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Economy drive

Trade fairly
Do you take your coffee with cream, sugar, or a dash of social responsibility? Is that a banana or a gun in your pocket?
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008

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Underground art

Reviewing the MBTA’s subterranean aesthetic
Next time a smirking subway conductor cackles wickedly while closing the folding doors in your face, don’t get angry.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  April 30, 2008



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Samuel Adams American Homebrew Contest winners

Cheered beers
Ever since Jimmy Carter legalized homebrewing in 1978, Americans have been sterilizing bottles, boiling barley malt, and trying their hands at a galaxy of adventuresome beer styles.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  April 23, 2008

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Clips ahoy

The treasures of Hulu.com
This past February, Tina Fey returned to host Saturday Night Live and announced, in mock triumph, that the Writers Guild of America had struck a deal with the studios that would pay them for on-line content.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  April 22, 2008

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Tragic comic

Howard Zinn’s American portrait
Growing up in the 1930s, Howard Zinn pored over the pixilated pages of comic books.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  April 16, 2008

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A cop with an assitude

Watertown’s Clambake Animation pushes TV’s boundaries with a homicidal heinie
Mr. McGee comes by his name honestly. He is, quite simply, an ass.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  April 09, 2008

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Stat man

Bill James teaches the Sox to play by the numbers
Three decades ago, Bill James would spend the skeleton shift at the Stokely-Van Camp bean factory in Lawrence, Kansas, pondering baseball’s imponderables.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  April 02, 2008



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Quantum Hoops

More gripping than highlight reels
 “To lose by 60 points, on average? It sounds impossible,” says Coach Roy Dow. “It’s not.”
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  March 25, 2008

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Sober as judges

Dropkick Murphys at Paradise Rock Club, March 17, 2008
He doesn’t chant, “Yankees suck.” Why should we?
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  March 24, 2008

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Bases very loaded

Spurred by fans’ ’roid rage, new books focus on our national pastime’s dark side. Meet baseball’s seven deadly sins.
Even as the sun rises on the new Major League Baseball season, skies are cloudy for the game we love.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  March 19, 2008

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The gold standard
In 1973, the late, great Mets pitcher Tug McGraw was asked how he’d spend his postseason share.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  March 12, 2008

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Almost funny

Unhitched  just isn’t gross enough
The more I watch shows like Unhitched , the more resentful I am that shows like Arrested Development get cancelled.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  March 11, 2008



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Earthquake!

The threat is real. It could happen here. Is the city ready?
Picture buildings from Southie to West Somerville reduced to rubble. Dozens of three-alarm fires all over town. Tunnels flooded with seawater.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  February 27, 2008

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Comcast plays dirty

Seat-fillers "bused in" for net neutrality hearings
The Ames Courtroom at Harvard Law School was full past capacity Monday morning.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  February 26, 2008

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Everything is coming up bacon

That intoxicating smell, the siren-call sizzle — looks like pop culture has gone hog wild
Pigs are noble creatures, selflessly giving of their delectable flesh — and we need as many of them as we can get.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2008

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Show and tell

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

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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


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