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20 Astoundingly Bad Romance Novel Covers

Moaning, groaning, and oiled-hunk-boning with Uncle Walter & Co.
Sure, we all love contemplating glistening Adonises, swashbuckling buccaneers, and loincloth-straining savages — but not as much as Uncle Walter does.
By: UNCLE WALTER AND THE WIFE  |  February 13, 2011


20 Astoundingly Bad Romance Novel Covers
Moaning, groaning, and oiled-hunk-boning with Uncle Walter & Co.
I did Sookie Stackhouse
A book snob reveals her whirlwind affair with America's favorite telepathic waitress
Love's lexicographer
David Levithan defines affection
Rhyme time at the Paramount Theatre
Mark O’Rowe’s Terminus
Women and Welty
Giving women Pop artists their due, plus Rachel Perry Welty


TCB meets TLC
Recipe for disaster: Valentine's Day horror stories from Boston restaurant insiders
Thinking about taking your valentine out for a fancy dinner this year? Think again.
Romantic Valentine's Day dining on the Cheap
Because romance needs great food, not a $15 glass of crummy sparkling wine


Ask A New England Porn Star
How to dip your yankee candle
Into That
Slideshow: Doomstar gives out amateur tattoos
The Phoenix 's P. Nick Curran gets ink from Doomstar
Valentine's rhymes


Review: Gnomeo & Juliet
Inevitable movie allusions and a hideous flamingo don't do this animated flop any favors
Review: Sanctum
Poorly scripted adventure is more rectum than Sanctum
Review: The Eagle
Channing Tatum gets stuck in a buddy movie
Review: The Roommate
Bloodless, sexless (and tired) Single White Female riff


Darkest Hour | The Human Romance
Century Media (2011)
Entangled in the emotional pop of Eisley
You, me, and five Duprees  

Music Continued

Faust | Something Dirty
Bureau B Records (2011)
Gruff Rhys | Hotel Shampoo
OVNI/Turnstile (2011)
Hercules and Love Affair | Blue Songs
Moshi Moshi Records (2011)
Julianna Barwick | The Magic Place
Asthmatic Kitty (2011)
La Sera | La Sera
Hardly Art (2011)
Live Review: Wayne Shorter Quartet at Berklee
Wayne Shorter Quartet performed at Berklee Performance Center on February 8
Photos: Best Coast at Paradise Rock Club
Best Coast + No Joy + Wavves | Paradise Rock Club | February 4, 2011
Photos: Laura Stevenson at Great Scott
Laura Stevenson | Great Scott | February 9, 2011
PJ Harvey | Let England Shake
Island Records (2011)
The Dears | Degeneration Street
Dangerbird Records (2011)
Thin Lizzy | Jailbreak
Mercury (2011)
Win Win | Win Win
Vice Records (2011)


Mitt Rewrites Himself
A new Apology
Turning on Turner
Letters to the Boston editor, February 11, 2011


Review: LittleBigPlanet 2
Cool level, bro!

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