Table of contents for week of March 4, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Is Jon Stewart too smart for his own good? Not as long as he keeps up the dick jokes. Dan Kennedy's analysis.
Massachusetts is at the forefront of cutting-edge sex research. Who knew? Deirdre Fulton finds out.
What’s Bill Galvin’s plan? Adam Reilly wants to know. Also, John Kerry rediscovers the ’60s, and Jimmy Kelly meets his temperamental match.
Worker-friendly clothing companies look to break the sweatshop mold. Camille Dodero goes sweatshop-free.
The Boston Police Department is getting a much-needed image overhaul. David S. Bernstein wonders if the changes are real or just PR.
Carolyn Bennett and the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Office of Digital Cartography and Geographic Information Systems show Tamara Wieder where it's all at.
In "Out There," Steve Almond is cash cowed by the right wing.
In "Urban Buy," Darcy Heitzke gets some sparkle in her step.
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: If the governor is going to campaign for president by trashing Massachusetts, then he ought to get out — now
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
Feeling the burn, Mitt?
On the hustings in the 12th Suffolk
ON THE RADIO
Corporate bigfoot CSN tunes out community stations
Four more years?
Bank of America makes a withdrawal
ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST
Oni Gallery, 1998–2005
CONSERVATIVES NEED LOVE TOO
Hannity plays Cupid
In Theater, Nobody Don’t Like Yogi comes to Boston
In Classical, Levine, live from Munich
In Galleries and Museums, David and Dan Akiba at the Starr, Alexis Rockman at the Addison, and students at the SMFA
In Sound Bites, New York's reigning imps of metrosex gloom came through with the goods on Antics, last year's best glossy-stock pick-up manual for asymmetrical-haircutted misanthropes seeking to penetrate the MySpace circles of suicidal librarians.
Nick Sylvester hears Hot Hot Heat take their quirks to the masses.
Slaine puts a Southie spin on rap. Steve Perez listens.
Adam Gold reviews the free-jazz/funk hybrids of Color and Talea
Mikael Wood says New Jersey band A Girl Called Eddy heard London calling
In Cellars By Starlight, The Bags power back up; Asa Brebner's second or third career.
In Giant Steps: Paul D. Miller's 'Rebirth of a Nation'
In Out: ‘Blackout Bar,’ Regeneration rock, Frank Smith
Chris Rucker hears Dropkicks: New albums, show added, SXSW, and more.
Live reviews of: Social Distortion,
and Kings of Leon
Also, short reviews of:
OUT OF BREACH
THE SILENCE IN BLACK AND WHITE
Pit Er Pat
SESSIONS FOR ROBERT J
...and Roadtripping: Q and Not U open for Interpol, plus Edie Sedgwick and more
Chris Fujiwara watches South Korean film at the HFA.
Peter Brunette sees Carmen in Africa, plus Boston-like weather and fewer American films at the Berlinale
Peter Keough would like to see more solos in The Nomi Song.
In Film Culture: Donald Bogle's Bright Boulevards; John Stahl's Imitation of Life
Also, short reviews of:
MAN OF THE HOUSE
WHISKY AND LA FIEBRE DEL LOCO/LOCO FEVER
THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL
The Producers returns to Boston. Lloyd Schwartz reviews.
Iris Fanger says BTW aces Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul
Christopher Millis says The Rose takes an alert look at sleep
HOTDOTS: SUNDAY 6 9:00 (5) Their Eyes Were Watching God (movie). Halle Berry, Michael Ealy, and Ruby Dee star in an Oprah-backed adaptation of a novel by Zora Neale Hurston about one African-American woman's difficult search for love in 1920s America.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out The Metropolitan Club
Hot Plate Onion Rings
On the Cheap: Seven Subs
Noshing & Sipping: Borba Nutraceuticals
Dining Events: Coming Locally
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Liquid - Fall 2004
Education Section 2005
Best Music Poll 2004