Table of contents for week of June 17, 2005|
NEWS & FEATURES
Tom Monaghan — founder of Domino’s Pizza, former owner of the Detroit Tigers, and self-appointed savior of American Catholicism — is planning to construct a new Catholic utopia called Ave Maria. Adam Reilly explores what led up to Ave Maria's founding, as well as what's to come.
Real girls play tackle! Camille Dodero suits up with the ladies of Mass Mutiny, a Jamaica Plain-based pro-football team.
Harvey A. Silverglate says US Attorney Michael Sullivan should have fortified his own glass house before casting stones at Tom Finneran.
Not everyone hates Hillary Rodham Clinton, but often it seems that way. And the people who hate her employ a vitriol usually reserved for dictators and war criminals. Dan Kennedy wonders: what's a power-player to do?
Dan Savage on sex.
In the Phoenix editorial: Citigroup buys itself out of its Enron mess — and Bush’s new SEC chairman will only make things worse.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
WHO ARE YOU? The human mop
LAST DAYS Drip, drip, drip ... What will the end of the oil era look like?
NAME BRAND Willard power
OLD-SCHOOL LESSONS Brian Coleman: Eating up the leftovers
QUOTES AND NUMBERS ‘Electronic pimp’
WORD FOR WORD Linguistic bliss at DSNA XV
In Performance, Jacob's Pillow 2005: The complete schedule
In Theater, Frogz hops toward Cambridge
In Galleries and Museums, Forest Hills Cemetery goes National; signs of subterranean life in Lowell
In Classical, Tanglewood 2005: The Complete Schedule
Alt-rock survivors System of a Down, Audioslave, and Foo Fighters rise to the challenge of a new decade. By Matt Ashare.
After returning from the Mutek techno festival in Montreal, Nick Sylvester was led to wonder if Boston will ever be a dance-music town.
Jay-Z gives his pal Memphis Bleek a push on 534. By Leon Neyfakh.
Josh Kun admires the peerless Café Tacuba's ongoing triumph.
So much for the Björk comparisons. Mikael Wood says Emiliana Torrini finds her own voice on Fisherman’s Woman.
In Cellars By Starlight: Dropkick Murphys lay down their Warrior’s Code and team up with the Unseen. By Mike Miliard.
In Out: Brett Milano hears miniKISS, plus a Neighborhoods reunion.
Chris Rucker uncovers the bare truth about the Dresden Dolls' Amanda Palmer, plus news from Antler, Westbound Train, and Night Rally.
In Download: Highlights from Mutek 2005
On the Download: The Phoenix's music blog, featuring the hottest downloads, news, and local trends.
Live reviews of:
Best Music Poll party 2005
Also, short reviews of:
Alkaline Trio CRIMSON
Laura Cantrell HUMMING BY THE FLOWERED VINE
Hugh Masekela REVIVAL
Jimbo Mathus KNOCKDOWN SOUTH
Alanis Morissette JAGGED LITTLE PILL ACOUSTIC
Peter Keough praises Batman Begins and its simultaneous exploration and evocation of terror.
Is Batman the campy goofball of the 1960s TV show starring Adam West? Is he the tormented grouch of Tim Burton's 1989 film? Douglas Wolk scours Batman's comic-book origins to find the truth.
Steve Vineberg celebrates Harold Lloyd with the Brattle's "Safety Last: The Films of Harold Lloyd."
Peter Keough reconsiders Mary Harron's American Psycho, now available in a special "Killer Edition" DVD.
In "Film Culture," Gerald Peary discusses MGM’s Louis B. Mayer and local talent Rel Dowdell.
Also, short reviews of:
ANOTHER ROAD HOME
MY SUMMER OF LOVE
THE PERFECT MAN
Carolyn Clay says Christopher Durang's Laughing Wild, now playing at the Calderwood Pavilion, is strange and admirable.
Christopher Millis calls 'The Quilts of Gee’s Bend' both glorious and important.
Christopher Marlowe writes Hamlet; Joan Aiken rewrites history. It's all there when Jeffrey Gantz explores alternate Englands.
HOTDOTS: MONDAY 20 9:00 (5) Patch Adams (movie). Robin Williams perpetuates his affinity for horrible movies with this biography of a doctor who thinks dressing like a clown helps heal people.
By Clif Garboden
Dining Out Sophia's Grotto
On the Cheap Simon's Coffee Shop
Hot Plate: Olé Mexican Grill's pozole
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Guide To Summer
Best Music Poll 2005
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2004
Education Section 2005