Table of contents for week of September 24, 2004|
NEWS & FEATURES
Philosophy, politics, heartbreak, and more for those chill autumn nights
Yankee Haters Guide
With the New York Yankees coming to town for a climactic three-game set with our own Boston Red Sox, get the inside dirt on the torrid history between these eternal rivals.
Everyone should be as lucky as Peter Keough, who shares a meal and a chat with filmmaker John Waters, "the pope of trash."
David Bernstein talks to a couple of twentysomething guys in Cambridge who may have figured out how to use the Web to connect young adults - and their money - with Democratic campaigns large and small across the US.
Before everyone concludes that Andrea Cabral's victory in the race for Suffolk County sheriff shows that Boston's minority voters have hit their electoral stride, Adam Reilly takes a closer look at the anatomy of this election.
Dan Kennedy and Ian Donnis press license-holder Boston University into asking some hard questions about how public radio station WBUR is being managed.
In an affecting new work, writer Nick Flynn details his relationship with his father, and the dark worlds they've both inhabited. Mike Miliard reads and reports.
Tamara Wieder talks to famed guitarist Dave Navarro about his drug relapse, his downhill spiral, and his book, Don't Try This at Home: A Year in the Life of Dave Navarro.
In "Urban Buy," Liza Weisstuch is right as a feather.
In "Out There," Chris Wright says Dubai to all that.
In the Phoenix editorial: The real Romney - The 'reform governor' vetoes back pay for low-income workers at UMass, even as he grabs millions to fuel his political ambitions.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
DEPT. OF STRANGE AMUSEMENTS Battling the Pharaoh in the Fenway
DRAWN FROM EXPERIENCE Steve Brodner’s protest pen
GAY MARRIAGE State’s choice
PAY PER NO VIEW Buy back Moore
DEBATE AND CONTRAST What happened to the W. of the last debates?
NUMBER-TWO GREEN Three-party system
SCHOOL REPORT High-grade tensions
In Galleries and Museums, Barnet and von Buhler at Montserrat, Laffoley and Hudson at NESAD
In Classical, Daniele Gatti opens the BSO season
In Theater, WHAT takes on modern architecture
Plan your week:
Ted Drozdowski says that Jake Brennan & the Confidence Men have delivered one of the best albums by a Boston band this year, and he talks with Jake about it.
Sean Richardson talks with Massachusetts heavy metal heavies Shadows Fall.
Death Cab for Cutie join Pearl Jam's anti-Bush bandwagon, and Michael Alan Goldberg learns more about their liberal politics.
Matt Ashare remembers Johnny Ramone, the guitar player who showed all the other punks how to do it.
Giant Steps: Jon Garelick on The Beat Circus's vaudevillean bent; plus Danilo Pérez and Bruno Råberg.
Prism Opera delivers medium-rare Mozart, and Lloyd Schwartz listens.
Live reviews of: JACK JOHNSON AND G. LOVE and HOLLYWOOD'S RAMONES TRIBUTE.
Also, short reviews of:
From First to Last DEAR DIARY, MY TEEN ANGST HAS A BODY COUNT
Inouk NO DANGER
The Sadies FAVOURITE COLOURS
Rachael Yamagata HAPPENSTANCE
Lil Joe Washington HOUSTON GUITAR BLUES
Jimmy Cliff BLACK MAGIC
Eyes like Knives SLOW DISTRACTIONS
...and Roadtripping: Female folk singers come to fore, plus Locobazooka and more
BY CARLY CARIOLI
Peter Keough reviews A Dirty Shame, John Waters' return to outrageous blasphemy.
Film Culture: From Upriver to Sideways, Gerald Peary finds new directions at the Toronto Film Festival.
Jeffrey Gantz celebrates the 41st birthday of Luchino Visconti's Il gattopardo.
Also, short reviews of:
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS
THE LAST SHOT
NATIONAL LAMPOON’S GOLD DIGGERS
SHAUN OF THE DEAD
Iris Fanger is mesmerized by Marcel Marceau, an 81-year-old mime.
The Nora Theater Company's production of Antigone has Carolyn Clay wishing there was a law against modern adaptations.
Carolyn Clay checks out Michael Weller's post-9/11 fantasy, Approaching Moomtaj.
Richard C. Walls says that Francisco Goldman's novel The Divine Husband provides a vivid Central American history lesson.
Jon Garelick listens in on The Wire and likes what he hears.
HOTDOTS: THURSDAY 30 9:00 (2, 5, 7) Presidential Debate 2004. That would be Kerry and that inarticulate idiot. Please let him hang himself, John. Then when he does, start calling him names and blaming him for everything that's wrong in America.
By Clif Garboden
Al Dente in the North End
The Daily Catch's linguine with clam sauce
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Education Section 2004
Best Music Poll 2004
Guide to the Outdoors
Spring Arts Guide
The 6th annual Best issue