On the night of Saturday, November 1, I went to a house party in the Fox Point section of Providence. Standing in the beer line, flanked by Cruella DeVille and Catwoman, I was both confused and underdressed.
By PHILIP EIL | November 12, 2008
College students are told relentlessly to enjoy their time in school.
By CASSANDRA LANDRY | November 14, 2008
Menu anxiety pays off at the Grill Room
Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert recently demonstrated that having many options to choose from makes us less happy.
By BRIAN DUFF | August 05, 2008
Psychedelic research returns to Crimsonland
In a moment of delightful whimsy in the annals of drug history, Albert Hofmann, after purposely ingesting LSD for the first time, rode his bicycle home and experienced all manner of beatific and hellish visions.
By PETER BEBERGAL | June 09, 2008
You, too, can learn to tap into people's unconscious through hypnosis
In the 1999 cult-classic satire Office Space, disgruntled corporate lackey Peter Gibbons visits an occupational hypnotherapist to address burn-out, stress, and his antipathy to TPS reports.
By NEELY STEINBERG | April 25, 2008
Shining City at the Huntington; ASP’s The Tempest
The cupboards of Irish dramaturgy are crammed with ghosts.
By CAROLYN CLAY | March 18, 2008
Carol Gilligan steps into fiction
If ever a thinker stood for the idea of questioning authority, it was Carol Gilligan.
By CLEA SIMON | January 22, 2008
Cesar Millan and Dog Whisperer
“When good dogs go bad,” goes the voiceover introduction, “there’s one man who’s their best friend. Cesar Millan.”
By JEFFREY GANTZ | August 06, 2007
Two DUI s , cocaine, and now jail — what’s next for Li Lo? Five local dignitaries chime in.
If a Hollywood It-Girl really wants to leave her mark this summer, she’ll have to work a lot harder than usual.
By SHARON STEEL | August 01, 2007
Bracha L. Ettinger at the Maine College of Art
Ettinger has referred to herself as a painter first, a clinical psychologist second.
By CHRIS THOMPSON | July 25, 2007
You just think you’re going to win
It's no surprise that it feels good to win money.
By SAMANTHA HENIG | April 25, 2007
Deborah Aschheim’s deep cartography
Consider the countless processes your body is performing in order for you to read these words.
By IAN PAIGE | February 14, 2007
Michael Jackson is lost in the mix of his new album
This article originally appeared in the November 29, 1991 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
By STEPHANIE ZACHAREK | January 08, 2007
Why don't women read Pynchon?
Pynchon's writing is misogynistic. Male-character driven. Phallic-image obsessed. He’s got books about rockets exploding. And war. And heinous sex acts with destitute women. And more war.
By CRIS RODRIGUEZ | November 30, 2006
God + man collide in Equus
When aborigines first encountered colonialists’ horses, according to Alan Strang’s mother, they believed that horse and rider were one being.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING | October 11, 2006
2nd Story’s Short Attention Span 3
Who needs snakes on a plane when they infest so many stage families?
By BILL RODRIGUEZ | August 29, 2006
Blame it on Oprah.
By JEFF INGLIS | August 17, 2006
The Moral Majority's higher education
This article originally appeared in the August 4, 1981 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
By JERE REAL | August 03, 2006
The Lanyard deftly handles dysfunction
A therapist can't babble, Lawrence Kimball tells us.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING | August 02, 2006
Twenty years ago, a young gay man was convicted of multiple counts of molestation. There is good reason to believe he is innocent.
This story originally appeared in the June 18, 2004 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
By DORI BERMAN, CARRIE LOCK, RICHARD RAINEY, AND LINDSAY TAUB | July 12, 2006
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