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Trash talk

Who knew recycling, shorter showers, and organic spinach could cause such angst?
Trash night. Trash night, trash night, trash night. Abfallnacht , as they probably call it in Germany.
By: JAMES PARKER  |  November 07, 2007


Boston's green heroes

Small steps and super-human efforts
Small steps and super-human efforts
By: KARA BASKIN  |  November 07, 2007


Mirth Day

The idea of a consumer-led environmental movement has pollution-belching multi-nationals rolling in the aisles — and the joke is on you
Eco-living is the new opiate of the masses.
By: DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 07, 2007


Swept off our feet

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
A sonnet for Pat D., the Phoenix cleaning guy, upon the winning of the 2007 World Series by his beloved Boston Red Sox
By: JAMES PARKER  |  October 31, 2007


Dreams of field

Our unlicensed psychiatrist answers disturbing questions about the joy of Sox
Do you see Dustin Pedroia in your sleep, riding a tiny blue bicycle?
By: JAMES PARKER  |  October 31, 2007


Celibate at Harvard

Can true love ever replace campus hook-ups?
A year ago, a conservative revolution was born in the throbbing heart of liberal Cambridge: a True Love Revolution (TLR), that is.
By: KARA BASKIN  |  October 25, 2007


Come out, come out, wherever you are

GLBT students get by with a little help from EAGLE, BGLTSA, BAGELS, GAMIT, QWILLTS, GABLES, and NUBiLAGA
What if I’d been a guy in a Ren Faire dress?
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 25, 2007


Playing with your food

Recreational cooking classes to satisfy every appetite
In 1977, two food-loving childhood friends named Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield signed up for a $5 Penn State correspondence course in ice-cream making, just for the hell of it.
By: ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  October 25, 2007


No turning back

Could be verse: poetry ripped straight from the headlines
Lines in recognition of Eric Lamarque, the Canadian truck driver who this past week caused extensive damage to the Mass Pike’s brand-new Allston U-turn.
By: JAMES PARKER  |  December 16, 2008


Do tell

Secret agent man  
The Internet has been an agglomerate of secrets since the first chat room was invented.
By: CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  October 24, 2007


Till rust do us part

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
Lines upon learning that an artificial-intelligence researcher at the University of Maastricht, in the Netherlands, has predicted that, by 2050, robot-human marriage will be legal in the state of Massachusetts.
By: JAMES PARKER  |  October 17, 2007


Les bons mots pour Gagné

Kick him when he's down
Red Sox reliever Eric Gagné is not popular in Boston these days.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  October 17, 2007


About shutting down . . .

Jimmy Tingle opens up
A little more than a year after the Someday Café closed its doors, it seems that Davis Square is poised to lose another beloved institution.
By: IAN SANDS  |  October 17, 2007


Can Britney rise again?

It’s tough to be a celebrity on the skids, but even a ‘ticking time-bomb’ can stage a convincing comeback
The first movie star was a woman named Florence Lawrence.
By: SHARON STEEL  |  October 18, 2007


A hello to arms

In a New Hampshire tourney, our reporter takes arm wrestling down to its basics: power, triceps, and Kahlua beach balls
“Get psyched! Get PISSED!”
By: JAMES PARKER  |  October 17, 2007


The pursuit of perfection

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
Lines upon learning that a Lexus parked on the grounds of an English stately home was “sexually attacked” by a peacock
By: JAMES PARKER  |  October 12, 2007


Comics for Christ

Evangelicals are speaking in bubbles — and fighting God’s war on pop culture
Young Laurel Templeton spends her summer vacation “kidnapped by five cyborg flies and shrunk down to insect size so [she can] travel back in time with them to save the world from an evil spider.” You know, typical stuff.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 10, 2007


Sexual dismay in the Milky Way

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
Lines upon learning that two professors from the University of Pennsylvania have concluded that men are currently happier than women
By: JAMES PARKER  |  October 03, 2007


Shriiimp on the Barbie

Allston-based graffiti artists are giving new meaning to objets d’art
Shrimp, the edible crustaceans commonly dipped in tart, tangy cocktail sauce, don’t usually carry overtly sexual connotations.
By: CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  October 03, 2007


Prudish publication makes its debut

Return to modesty
You won’t see any bikinis in Eliza’s swimsuit spread, just one-pieces and a few belly-covering tankinis.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 10, 2007


Punch lines

Eddie Brill and the Boston Comedy Festival
A tide of laughter breaks over comedian Eddie Brill as his high-speed spiel about an antic bar pick-up recounted in a string of clichés halts.
By: TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 01, 2007

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