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A longing look at 2011's lost liberties
Shit that got banned
You might already be outraged over San Francisco's Happy Meal ban.
| December 21, 2011
The year 'new battling' took over Boston
Plan of attack
There's one thing that most people know about battle rapping: 8 Mile .
| December 20, 2011
After the decimation of Dewey, the movement finds new allies
Forget the plowed debris field left at Dewey Square. That space is no longer synonymous with Occupy Boston — the movement is pushing forward.
| December 14, 2011
Mass Takes Back the Capitol
Social activists haven't reached Scott Brown by picketing his Boston office on New Sudbury Street.
| December 07, 2011
With support among police quietly growing, can Occupy cross over the thin blue line?
As Occupy camps from coast to coast face evictions — and in many cases have already been pushed out of parks and plazas like so much human trash — it's clear that the institutional response to the movement is escalating dangerously.
| November 30, 2011
From Seattle to Oakland, Occupy efforts are fighting back at establishment brutality
Wild Wild West Coast
Whether true or not, it's always been my vague impression that West Coasters take as much pride in relaxation as East Coasters do in being assholes.
| November 23, 2011
Frat rap is ready to graduate
It's been four years since "I Love College" -- now it's party time!
Despite whatever hip-hop's perceived "intended audience," it's never been a secret that rap music has long been adored by the Caucasian crowd.
| November 23, 2011
Click Animosity and the opposite of the frat rap game
Audacity of dope
In the epic hip-hop mockumentary CB4, Chris Rock's suburban MC wannabe character steals the name and image of a jailed thug rapper named Gusto.
| January 03, 2012
Are cities trying to freeze the Occupy movement to death?
The Cold War
As New York City police scrubbed Occupy Wall Street clean of its inhabitants and their belongings Tuesday morning, emotions ran high back in Boston .
| November 16, 2011
The strange, sprawling tale of Paul Carnes
Odd man out
In his first few weeks at Occupy Boston, Paul Carnes was just another face in the horde, an affable 27-year-old with a sweet Southern accent.
| November 14, 2011
Jedi Mind Tricks | Violence Begets Violence
Enemy Soil (2011)
It's a daily struggle to avoid murdering Drake fans who bump that trash on the train in front of me, cliché Auto-Tune hooks leaking from their Skull Candy and polluting my perimeter.
| November 09, 2011
'Anonymous Boston' addresses the media's role in covering inner-city homicides
Jermaine Perry was shot multiple times and left for dead on his Mattapan doorstep on December 29, 2008.
| November 02, 2011
Inside the Occupy Boston media struggle
Up close and radical
It's a familiar scene outside the Occupy Boston media tent: a local television news reporter and her cameraman approach cautiously, looking for a clue.
| October 26, 2011
C.T. Butler is back on the front lines
Thirty years after he helped found Food Not Bombs, the consensus king returns
C.T. Lawrence Butler hasn't been to Boston in nearly a decade.
| October 19, 2011
Our reporter sets out to see the revolution — five Occupations in five days
Zuccotti Park was first. Dewey Square followed.
| October 12, 2011
Occupy Boston gets serious
Report From the Front
While they're a long way from defeating American plutocracy, Occupy Boston has accomplished a great deal in its first week.
| October 07, 2011
Boston's housing crisis spawns a grassroots revolution
There are about 1500 pissed-off people lacing up their shitkickers around Boston right now.
| September 30, 2011
Prohibition drinking game!
Play along with the upcoming Ken Burns documentary
Leave it to Ken Burns and PBS to crash our romantic Boardwalk Empire fantasies with a scholarly five-and-a-half-hour, sepia-tinted tome about the rip-roaring Twenties.
| September 28, 2011
Evidence | Cats & Dogs
As competent as Evidence has always been with mic skills, he's no lyrical miracle.
| September 20, 2011
Rolling Rally: Our guide to the 22nd Annual Freedom Rally
Make the most of your freedom
It would have been impossible — or at least boneheaded — to print this sort of treasure map a few years ago.
| September 19, 2011
Steve James goes back to Chicago
It would be wrong to say that Steve James produced the best documentary of all time and didn't look back.
| September 16, 2011
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On The Download
| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
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| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
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