NEWS & FEATURES
Boston-area bloggers catch the video wave. Also, six video blogs to watch. By Mike Miliard.
The Atlantic Monthly, the venerable chronicle of American "literature, art, and politics" bids farewell to Beantown and joins its publisher in Washington, DC. Mark Jurkowitz attends the going-away party. Also, he gets some final thoughts from Atlantic editors.
Hundreds of teens disappear in Boston each year, but state and local authorities make few efforts to find them. David Bernstein investigates. Also, we print Boston's list of missing children.
After a two-year witch hunt, the US Attorney's Office has finally dropped its case against Suffolk County sheriff Andrea Cabral. Harvey Silvergate wonders who will be next.
Steve Vineberg remembers Richard Pryor.
Dan Savage on sex.
ID Check: Assman
In the Phoenix editorial: Today's Democratic leaders could learn a thing or two about political principles from Eugene McCarthy.
Letters to the editor
Plus, this just in:
... FOR A WHITE GUY Tom Reilly: Minority candidate?
GARAGE ROCK Old band, old record, new novel
THE WAR AT HOME 2006: Torture is a moral issue
DRUG MONEY Romney’s free ride: business as usual
QUOTES & NUMBERS Time to sell the donuts
In Museums + Galleries, "
"Icons + Altars" at the New Art Center; 18th-century French art at the Fogg
In Cellars By Starlight, James Parker finds Lightning Bolt making a holy racket.
Music video directors are the new auteurs. Matt Ashare explains.
Chris Nelson believes that Juelz Santana lives up to the hip-hop hype.
James Parker explores the dark side of Dark Side of the Moon.
Jeffrey Gantz on holiday releases from some of Boston's own.
In Giant Steps, Jon Garelick checks out some instrumental (and other) music that defies genre.
In Out: Jonathan Perry introduces a man who needs no introduction.
Sarah Tomlinson has notes.
In Circuits, David Day talks to Micahel Marotta, the man who brought us the Pill.
In Download: Matt Ashare brings some Christmas cheer.
Live reviews of:
Fiona Apple, Ray LaMontagne, and The Roches and The Chocolate Watchband.
Also, short reviews of:
CYNDI LAUPER THE BODY ACOUSTIC
MADONNA CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR
SAINT ETIENNE TALES FROM TURNPIKE HOUSE
TERIYAKI BOYZ BEEF OR CHICKEN
Peter Keough on two high-profile releases: Heath Ledger scales Brokeback Mountain, and Peter Jackson's King Kong needs to cut back.
In Film Culture, Gerald Peary on Electric Edwardians and Hineini.
Also, short reviews of:
ALLES AUF ZUCKER!|GO FOR ZUCKER
THE FAMILY STONE
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA
Carolyn Clay on Grandchildren of the Buffalo Soldiers at Trinity Rep and New Repertory Theatre’s A Christmas Carol.
Greg Cook on "Plastic Princess: Barbie as art".
James Parker on new books chronicling the hip-hop life in New Orleans and Queens.
Nancy Drew had two mommies. Clea Simon explains.
HOTDOTS: SUNDAY | 4:00  FRONTLINE: FROM JESUS TO CHRIST: THE FIRST CHRISTIANS - PAX ROMANA | Just who was this Jesus guy, anyway? According to this excellent documentary, a lot more human than some folks would admit.
BY CLIF GARBODEN
Dining Out Robert Nadeau on Rendezbous in Central Square.
On the Cheap Color
Garden of Eden’s buche de Noel.
Taste Buds: Upcoming local dining events
Best Music Poll 2005
Digital Photography Guide
The Best 2005
Education Section 2005