TOUGH LOVE5 years agoJanuary 31, 2003 | Michael Bronski remembered the tough-as-nails, gay journalist Sarah Pettit.“I DON’T KNOW that I’d say I enjoyed working with Sarah Pettit. One of my first dealings with her was in 1993, when she was the arts editor for Out magazine. She called me on a Monday to ask for revisions on a piece I’d written.
Seventy-five years ago today, Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany. On the 50th anniversary of that day, in 1983, a writer named Alfons Heck wrote a piece for the Phoenix describing his time in Nazi Germany as a rising member of the Hitler Youth. He describes being swept up in the discipline and the fanaticism that Nazism provoked and instilled.?xml:namespace>
David S. Bernstein talks to FNX about the campaign for President, the Clintons, and Obama in cowboy gear. Read his article "Can Obama lasso the bay state? Once considered sure Clinton country, the Massachusetts primary is now a shootout."MP3: David S. Bernstein's interview with FNX on candidates and cowboys.
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MP3: Lance Gould talks to FNX about the Phoenix Best '08 poll.
James Parker talks to FNX about kicking the bucket, selling his Docs, and Hans Christian Anderson, in no order.
Read his article "Fractured fairy-tales: How George Saunders, Hans Christian Andersen, and a trip to Fairyland can keep you sane." Or, listen to his lovely accent below.
CONSUMER CULTURE10 years agoJanuary 23, 1998 | Looking for culture on the newly named ‘Avenue of the Arts,’ Ellen Barry instead found corporations and flags.“For those who failed to notice it, Huntington Avenue is no more. From Copley Square clear through Brigham Circle… Huntington is now ‘Avenue of the Arts,’ with the requisite flying pennants.