In Talking Politics, Seth Gitell examines the Kennedy machine.
Dan Kennedy looks at the execution of Timothy McVeigh and whether or not to public has a right to watch him perish.
In City Hall, Dorie Clark examines why seven of 13 Boston city councilors are publicly
eyeing other offices.
Chris Wright takes on forensic science to find out if
real-life crime-scene investigation is everything
itís cracked up to be.
In the Phoenix editorial, why the senate president must support Clean
Elections funding, plus Governor Jane Swift.
In Out There, Nina Willdorf explains how Bostonians want to drive you crazy with their driving.
In Urban Buy, cool sunglasses without the blinding price tags.
Plus, this just in:
MEDIA: Metro battles the T; Barnicle's caught; Flynn's hot
RIPE JOURNALISM: Hey hey, ho ho! Smelly sit-in coverage has to go!
ANOTHER CONTENDER FOR MOAKLEY'S SEAT: Stephen Murphy says he wants to run for Congress
CAMBRIDGE: Teen suffrage
Bruce Mittman named president of FNX Radio Network
Students keep on keepiní on
IN MEMORIAM: Boozoo Chavis, 1930 Ė 2001
TALKING POLITICS: Time out
TOOTING OUR HORN: Phoenix reporter honored
TALKING POLITICS: Finneran supports anti-gay bill
Letters to the editor
Editors' Picks -
Hot Tix -
Sean Richardson finds that Tool's new album, Lateralus, is worth the wait;
Matt Ashare on Weezer's return;
Ted Drozdowski compares R.E.M. to a butterfly emerging from the cocoon of retrenchment;
Carly Carioli doesn't need to go to the Outback to know that Destiny's Child and Eden's Crush will survive;
Grant Alden digs Austinís Alejandro Escovedo out from obscurity;
and in Cellars by Starlight, Brett Melano explores the brave songwriting of Rose Polenzani .
Plus, Jeffrey Gantz discovers that Charlotte Church is in troubled waters,
Michael Endleman finds life in the post-rock beast with Couch,
and Matt Ashare reassures us that AC/DC can still rock.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
Also, short reviews of:
Boston Ballet Orchestra Conducted by Jonathan McPhee:
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (highlights)
Johnny Vicious & Tall Paul:
CLUB NATION AMERICA
NOTHING LIVES LONG, HE SANG, ONLY THE EARTH AND THE MOUNTAINS
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals :
LIVE FROM MARS
Jah Wobble & Evan Parker :
PASSAGE TO HADES
David Byrne :
LOOK INTO THE EYEBALL
Peter Keough finds Jafar PanahiísThe Circle to be almost perfect,
Ed Hazell declares Calle 54 a jazz fan's dream,
and Chris Fujiwara rediscovers The Mother and the Whore.
Also, short reviews of:
THE MUMMY RETURNS
A KNIGHTíS TALE
Iris Fanger on the New Rep's translation of Moby Dick to the stage;
Carolyn Clay says that reading the book version of The Cider House Rules might take less time than seeing the play;
Scott T. Cummings gets a sneak peak at the ART's Richard II
Marcia B. Siegel finds Anna Myer to be a formal choreographer;
Jeffery Gantz discovers that Sleeping Beauty is a rose among thorns.
Christopher Millis reviews Domingo Barreres and Aida Laleian at the Howard Yezerski Gallery.
Peter Keough writes about Brooke Stevens's Tattoo Girl;
Carly Carioli gets State of the art with James Ellroy.
Hot Dots -- The end of the year for Friends, Will and Grace, and E.R. We could keep W&G for another season, but could the other two just go away for good?
All the white-wine vocabulary you need
On the Cheap:
Red Sox Preview
Best Music Poll 2000
Spring 2001 Band Guide
The 3rd annual Best issue