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Slaine’s next number
It's been two years since Slaine drove the getaway car in Ben Affleck's Boston heist flick The Town .
| December 03, 2012
Crate digging with Hub rap archaeologist Pacey Foster
Pacey Foster used to fly home from college in Indiana, hustle to his Newton bedroom, and reach straight for the radio dial.
| November 15, 2012
We’re still screwed
To everyone on social media who thanked "god" for the Obama win: next time, please pray for a president who isn't bankrolled by the likes of Goldman Sachs, who respects civil liberties, and who doesn't indiscriminately bomb civilians. For now, you're just making your divine master look like a duplicitous, war-mongering asshole.
| November 16, 2012
New England Storm Front: From Boston to New York, Occupy Sandy Endures
| November 12, 2012
American Airlines busted for union-busting
An inebriated Denzel Washington isn't your biggest problem at the airport.
| November 07, 2012
You must think first... before you movie
RZA and Roth: Behind The Man with the Iron Fists
It's a snowy night in late 2006, and Hostel director Eli Roth is stranded at Logan Airport with RZA. The two are bound for Los Angeles, on their way home from hanging with Quentin Tarantino in Iceland.
| November 01, 2012
Stein or Supreme: What kind of voter am I?
I'm an Italian Bostonian from Korean Queens who's embarrassed by Caucasian corniness and loves soul food. Race isn't my big issue, though; I despise Glenn Beck and Tyler Perry equally, adore Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld, and loathe both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
| October 31, 2012
An attack ad you’ll never see
Here's a Mitt Romney commercial that could topple the popular notion that President Obama cares more about vulnerable Americans than his challenger does.
| October 25, 2012
Against strenuous odds and a 20-year incumbent, Mike Connolly tries to occupy the State House — without raising a dollar
He Works Hard For No Money
It's Sunday at noon, and Mike Connolly is prepping with his troops by the Gold Star Memorial Library in East Somerville.
| October 26, 2012
Boston folk hero Rob Potylo teams with Vermin Supreme to Remove Condoms from America’s Dreams
The Odd Couple...for President
It's the first day of the Democratic National Convention, and after a week of lame protests at the GOP summit in Tampa, it smells like something might erupt.
| October 02, 2012
Wall Street Über Alles
The Full Story Of How A Boston Journalist Got Arrested On Some Bullshit At The Anniversary Of Occupy Wall Street
I wasn't supposed to be sitting in a bar, my right elbow folded like a broken umbrella, on the night of September 17, 2012.
| September 25, 2012
The DNC on LSD: My Greatest Hits from Charlotte
| September 19, 2012
Catching up with the ongoing trials of Occupy Boston activists
Cops, tents, and videotape
At a hearing in Boston Municipal Court last month, attorneys from the National Lawyers Guild received nine DVDs from the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
| September 12, 2012
Fables of the Occupation
One year later, the movement continues
It's been one year since thousands of outraged protesters swarmed Zuccotti Park to demand vast socio-economic changes, but the movement's aftertremors continue to be felt.
| September 13, 2012
Interview: Todd Gitlin looks at Occupy
Most aficionados of progressive politics probably knew that Todd Gitlin would write a book on Occupy even before he did.
| September 11, 2012
How a colorful Tampa talk show host might have been the most sane conservative in Tampa
There's a lot of shouting on the third floor of the Tampa Convention Center.
| September 05, 2012
Maine RNC delegates stand for Paul
At the 2016 Republican National Convention, Maine delegates will probably be seated on the roof, somewhere between Michael Steele and American Samoa.
| August 29, 2012
The Nine Commandments of Covering Anonymous
The first time that I heard about Anonymous was four years ago. I was then a rookie writer at the Phoenix, and our receptionist patched through a cold call from a self-described unmasked hacker named Gregg Housh.
| August 31, 2012
Officials arm themselves for onslaught of democracy
Batten down the hatches
With the Republican and Democratic national conventions approaching, federal, state, and local officials are working tirelessly to ensure that Tampa and Charlotte welcome all visitors to their cities with rose petals and open arms. Just kidding – they're actually spending tens of millions of dollars on combat training, armor, bloodhounds, and sophisticated weaponry.
| August 22, 2012
Yet another Jill Stein puff piece
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and vote third party
I meant for this to be a hatchet job — with the silver noggin of Jill Stein, the Green Party nominee for president of the United States, on the butcher block.
| August 29, 2012
M-Dot | Layercake
I stopped paying much attention to M-Dot about two years ago.
| August 07, 2012
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