Thursday, July 05, 2012

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The dead end of DIY publishing
Self-published novelists – the Rodney Dangerfields of the book world — are finally getting some respect. But are they better off?


On the Cheap: Café Mami
A simply elegant culinary gem nestled near Porter
Review: Tonic
JP’s brilliant but erratic new bistro


How to beat the heat
Big Fat Whale


Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild
Benh Zeitlin's folk tale
Review: Magic Mike
Reviving the '80s beefcake genre
Review: Take This Waltz
People, not clichés
Review: To Rome With Love
Woody Allen's slight stories
Review: Natural Selection
Robbie Pickering's road movie
Review: The Invisible War
Kirby Dick's documentary on rape in the military
Review: Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection
More of Perry's ever-diminishing antics


Music Continued

Friends | Manifest!
Fat Possum
Holograms | Holograms
Captured Tracks
The Big Hurt: Help us help Wal-Mart exile Pitbull to Alaska
Marketing mania! The week in cross-promo frenzy!


Not so ‘great’
Letters to the Boston Phoenix editors, July 6, 2012
Rx, Republican Style
The GOP's shame, America's peril
The Worst of Pax
Notable lowlights culled from the Pax archives


Review: Quantum Conundrum
Space and time

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