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Phoenix Music Editor Michael Brodeur talks to FNX about the Best Music Poll and really, who should win and who should NOT. There is a lot of nervous giggling and TRUTH. Read Brodeur's latest review "Czech, Please" and listen to him talk below.MP3: Brodeur talks to FNX about the good, the bad, and the Jack-Johnson nightmares.
THE WRITING IS ON THE WALL AND IT’S BEEN PENNED IN FLOURESCENT HUES5 years agoApril 11, 2003 | Camille Dodero looked at how city surfaces were providing "a canvas for public expression" concerning the Iraq War.“In the cavernous front lobby of Simmons College’s Main College Building, there’s a bathroom-graffiti-style debate unfurling on a long scroll of white paper.
With The Wire's fifth and final season in the can -- we'd talk more about it, except that a couple of our slacking staffers are still plowing through seasons one through four -- creator/mastermind David Simon stopped by Harvard to accept we're-not-worthy genuflections from a few serious social-science superstars. Leading off was William Julius Wilson, whose landmark When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor was namechecked by Simon as a strong influence on the dockworkers' plot in Season Two.
MASSAGE HERESY10 years agoApril 3, 1998 | Sarah McNaught looked into why a local massage student was expelled from the Muscular Therapy Institute upon divulging that she was a professional dominatrix.“Sheila, however, says there is nothing dangerous about her work, which involves various forms of erotic pain or domination.
OW, man, ow OR all you ever wanted to know about Cho's vagina
As part of her new VHI reality-TV show, The Cho Show, comic and bisexual buzz-girl Margaret Cho underwent the much-talked-about “G-Shot.” The shot, a collagen injection into the patient’s G-Spot, supposedly helps some women achieve vaginal climax more easily and more often by enlarging the highly mythologized erogenous zone.
Sexism, racism, ageism: what is there not to discuss about this year's presidential primary? This week, political writer Steven Stark hones in on Clinton's seemingly dwindling chances for the democratic nomination in his article "Clinton fatigue: What is driving the widespread movement pressuring Hilary Clinton to drop out, even though she is very much still in the race?" Below, the ever-faithful senior political analyst also humors FNX.
"The local grassroots movement, helmed by 'Wayne Pickering,' is
proposing an ordinance initiative for the November 2008 San Francisco
ballot in order to get the poop/pee/vomit plant's title changed.
First she tried to market the image of herself as a fearless first-lady-caught-in the-line-of fire with her exaggerated claims of narrowly missing sniper fire while on a visit to Bosnia in 1996, but now she’s trying to dupe the public into thinking she possesses the same die-hard, give-it-your-all, not-going-down-without-a-fight personality as…Rocky Balboa? In her most recent public appearance, Senator Clinton compared herself to the legendary Sylvester Stallone character in a speech given to the AFL-CIO in Philadelphia today?xml:namespace>
Anime Boston 2008
ThePhoenix.com's resident cosplay expert, Maddy Myers, reports from Anime Boston. And yes, if you must know, she made that Zelda suit from scratch.
Good idea: 15,000 Anime Fans swarming Hynes Convention Center.ce:office" />
Bad idea: Only five computers set up to register them all.