Table of contents for week of February 11, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Peter Keough traces the oral history of the film Deep Throat, the film that sparked a culture war.
The Herald’s coverage of Judge Ernest Murphy was flawed and inflammatory. But, Dan Kennedy argues, that doesn’t mean he was libeled.
Forget the hype, says Adam Reilly, the reconfigured Massachusetts House is hardly a progressive haven.
Thousands of surveillance cameras are watching Boston, but for what? David S. Bernstein finds out.
Ever wonder what it’s like to spend your working days in a box as a toll collector? Camille Dodero learns first hand.
Best-selling author and former Playboy columnist Susie Bright discusses the politics of sexual liberation, erotica trends, and taking pleasure into your own hands. Tamara Wieder listens.
In "Out There," Alan Olifson exercises his rights.
In "Urban Buy," Naz Sioshansi scores on Valentine's Day.
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: A pedophile priest’s conviction can’t wash away the crimes of his protectors in the Church hierarchy.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
One man’s bedroom drama
GOOD FOR US
Phoenix papers take 18 NEPA awards
Valentine’s Day nostrums for the lovesick and love-starved
DEPT. OF EVIL GENIUS
Credit where credit’s doo-doo
BU’s Boink offers porn for the people
Toasting ‘Ladies’ Night’
Newsom in ’08?
Queer eye for law and order
WHERE’S THE BEEF?
Allston indie rockers wage message-board rap war (sorta)
In Theater, Blue/Orange colors the Zeitgeist
In Classical, Yehudi Wyner’s new piano concerto, plus Renée Fleming
In Galleries and Museums, Paper sculpture at Art Interactive, Tibetan Buddhist nuns at Wellesley, Caribbean art at the Peabody Essex
In Sound Bites, "The world's premier female Muslim comic" (is there competition?), Shazia Mirza, makes her Boston-area debut with The Last Temptation of Mirza.
Boston's Street Dogs pay tribute to their hero on their new CD. Ted Drozdowski listens.
Lloyd Schwartz hears conductor/composer Pierre Boulez at 80
Tony Ware explores Dälek’s broad view of rap music
Jonathan Perry hears Chris Stamey team up with Yo La Tengo
In Cellars By Starlight: Damon & Naomi find pop fulfillment, and the Abbey changes hands
In Giant Steps: Jim Hobbs makes a mighty noise with the Fully Celebrated Orchestra
In Out: Will Spitz goes electric.
Chris Rucker hears REO Sirens, Slapshot, Bane…and who's going to Coachella
Live reviews of: The Arcade Fire, Low and Pedro the Lion, and the Michael Musillami Trio
Also, short reviews of:
WHEN I SAID I WANTED TO BE YOUR DOG
INTRODUCING . . .
ABOUT THEM SHOES
ENEMY OF GOD
Parker & Lily
THE LOW LOWS
...and Roadtripping: Mirah and Lovers around New England, plus Chingy and more
Peter Keough visits The 'African Film Festival' at the Museum of Fine Arts
Peter Keough goes deep Inside Deep Throat
In Film Culture: Sergei Eisenstein's The General Line
Also, short reviews of:
THE WEDDING DATE
BRIDE AND PREJUDICE
ONG-BAK: THE THAI WARRIOR
POOH’S HEFFALUMP MOVIE
RETURN TO KANDAHAR
TRAVELLERS AND MAGICIANS
TREE OF PALME
Carolyn Clay says Súgán illuminates The Sanctuary Lamp.
Devanaughn serves up a Beckett sampler. Sally Cragin indulges.
Marcia B. Siegel sees The Four Elements and Flamenco de cámara at the Majestic.
HOTDOTS: TUESDAY 15 9:00 (2) Frontline: Rumsfeld's War. Has Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld overstretched American fighting forces? Do we have a clue as to what we're doing around the world? What do you think?
By Clif Garboden
Joyce Millman reviews two spooky, supernatural programs: NBC's Medium and Fox's Point Pleasant. It's ironic, you see, because the titular point is anything but pleasant!
Dining Out Heart healthy Valentine's Day dining.
Noshing and Sipping : N’Ice Chouffe
On the Cheap: Babasco
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2005
Best Music Poll 2004