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Thursday, March 03, 2011

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Gaming, rape culture, and how I stopped reading Penny Arcade

When Dickwolves attack
One September evening in 2005, I sat in a packed MIT lecture hall and watched as Mike Krahulik drew the Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory on a blackboard.  
By: MADDY MYERS  |  March 07, 2011


Photos: Golden: Dutch and Flemish masterworks
 Peabody Essex Museum | East India Square, Salem | Through June 19


Lamb Jam Thank You Ma'am
Our reporter eats meat. A lot of meat.
Sugar Baking Co. & Restaurant
Delicious breakfast; just don't weigh yourself afterward.



Photos: Oscars Party at Brattle Theatre
Brattle Theatre | Oscars Party | February 27, 2011
Review: Beastly
Soppy farce is neither beautiful nor bestial
Review: Drive Angry
Like a not-so-funny episode from Grindhouse' cutting room floor
Review: Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance
Battling Angels and daddy issues in Tokyo III
Review: Even the Rain
Movie-within-a-movie is almost a first-rate political drama
Review: Kaboom
Less a boom than a whimper
Review: Rango
 Johnny Depp stars in Rango. Best of all? It’s not in 3D!
Review: Take Me Home Tonight
Standard buddy comedy turned zany bacchanal has moments of inspiration
Review: The Adjustment Bureau
Blunt and Damon try to rise above ponderous mystifications
Review: The Last Lions
Beautiful footage backdrops a story of survival, love, and adaptation


Music Continued

Heavy metal: Opera Boston’s Cardillac
Plus another Levine cancellation, H&H’s Handel, the Takács Quartet, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Levine resigns
 Poor health forces the BSO’s first American director to give up his position
Photos: Flogging Molly at House of Blues
 February 27, 2011 | House of Blues
Photos: Old Jack EP Release Party at Rosebud Bar and Grill
Old Jack EP Release Party | Rosebud | February 26, 2011
Photos: Times of Grace and Motherboar at Paradise Rock Club
 February 27, 2011 | Paradise Rock Club
Photos: Yellowbirds Album Release Party at Lily Pad
Yellowbirds | Lilly Pad | February 26, 2011
Radiohead | The King of Limbs
Self-released (2011)
Tal Gamlieli Quartet at Lily Pad
Lily Pad | March 3, 2011
The Big Hurt: Snoop goes 4G
Music news in brief


Appreciation and clarification
Letters to the Boston editor, March 4, 2011
District 7 endorsement: Vote Tito
Plus, sex ed and race in Boston’s schools
The shadow of Whole Foods falls upon JP
There Goes the Neighborhood
Will Women Fight Back?
Republicans trying to gut four decades of women’s progress have met with very little resistance — but that’s changing

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