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With the Rays and Yankees slugging it out for the AL East and the Red Sox falling more and more distant in their rearview, Fenway Park has not been the hot spot it normally is as Fall descends on Boston, but yesterday was another matter; in the afternoon, over 5,000 immigrants were sworn in as US citizens; and last night, Fenway hosted the Boston film premiere of The Town, the highly anticipated crime thriller directed by native son Ben Affleck.
\m/: Acclaimed author Vince Neil
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The Pale King, which, as some of you may remember, was the book the late David Foster Wallace was working on around the time of his death (as detailed in the New Yorker article that ran last year), will be released on April 15th of next year, according to the Times. The unfinished novel focuses on life in an IRS office, so the release date is appropriate.
Is Dr. Faye Miller (left) an important enough member of the cast to warrant the "dig up a photo from a previous role" treatment?
Gather round, all. It's time to discuss ...
The legal and strategic considerations surrounding “fringe pastor” Terry Jones’ on-again-and-off-again threat to initiate and celebrate what he has so felicitously named “International Burn a Koran Day” to mark September 11th have been widely misunderstood or taken for granted. The situation is not quite, I don’t think, what common understanding would have it.
Chris Brown's mom is not doing a dang thing to help her baby boy's
already tarnished reputation. On Tuesday she "accidentally" tweeted
something very incriminating (and frankly nonsensical) that had the
Internet in a big tizzy. Something about the late MJ being the sacrificial lamb/spiritual collateral that allowed Brown to continue to tread the cobbles of Hollywood.
While half the nation is squabbling over some guys trying to build a mosque at Ground Zero; another guy trying to get a Muslim gay bar opened next to the proposed mosque; and still another (crazy) guy trying to burn Korans on camera, one 9/11-related enterprise that's not quite as controversial may have gone overlooked.
Ohio Councilman Phil Davison here has been a Republican in times good and
times bad. So what does this time count as? And people say the right-wingers
are a little uptight. We don't know what this guy is on, but we do know that
we do not want any. (Although he gets our vote for best campaign speech
in the history of embarrassing campaign speech bloopers.
The public needs to hear this message from Phil Davidson, who, shockingly, did not win the Republican nomination for Treasurer of Stark County, Ohio. In keeping with the tone of his prescient words, THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO HEAR THIS MESSAGE!!!!
This has been bouncing around the Phoenix offices all morning.
Alas, yet another tale of vaginas wreaking havoc. This vagina (belonging to none other than Ms. Spears) put some very unwanted moves on a former bodyguard and produced a body count. Well, an emotional body count. Majority of world has felt visually sexually harassed by Brit Brit's wardrobe choices for years, please send bodyguard your condolences.
The Cool Kids
Daniel Johnson | How To
Catch a Falling Knife poetry reading | Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline
| September 9 @ 7 pm | 617.566.6660 or brooklinebooksmith.com
Boston Ahts Festival | More than
70 juried artists from Boston and performances
on two stages | Christopher
105 Atlantic Ave, Boston | September 10: noon-7:30 pm; September
11: noon-6:30 pm; September 12: noon-5:45 pm | bostonahtsfestival.
“Rizzoli & Isles” premiered earlier this year on TNT, I've
been looking for people to join me in skewering the program.
Certainly I'm not the only nerd who's been flagging flaws in the
local nuances, many of which slipped through the cracks since they
filmed this alleged Hub drama on a sound stage.
Break out your stone-washed Jordache jeans (yea, we know you still have
them...they're right next to your stirrup pants, adjacent to your
high-heeled Jelly sandals) because it's time for a leisurely Hammer
Dance down 90's memory lane. A memory lane paved with the tears, fears
and the mostly PG-13 sexual exploits of Brenda, Brandon, Dylan and Co.
"Literary Lives" Opening Celebration | Portraits of Irish writers by Irish visual
artists, accompanied by coffee, dessert, and live music | Boston
College, McMullen Museum,
Devlin Hall, 140 Comm Ave,
Boston | September 5: 7-9 pm | 617.552.8587
Liederfest VI | Schumann
"Der Contrabandiste," and Spanisches
Liederspiel | Church of St.
Life is a bowl of Life (Cereal) and Conan's new show will be called Conan (td).
Paris Hilton is in trouble. Felony trouble.
A guido, an Alaskan, and a 70s housewife walk into a bar that's actually a dance studio where they compete live in front of millions of people. Oh, there's the obligatory drunk too.