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Can't escape Snape at LeakyCon

Pottering Around
Sure, Figawi Race Weekend is a blast, but how many times in my life would I have the opportunity to mingle with more than 750 J.K. Rowling devotees? So, this past Memorial Day weekend, I decided to skip Nantucket and join the all-ages, international assembly of Potter-heads at Boston's Park Plaza Hotel for LeakyCon 2009.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  May 27, 2009


Running a clean race

Charles River weekend
Johnny and his crew of knuckleheads were playing a round of ding-dong ditch in the Back Bay when they were spotted by a cop.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  April 29, 2009


Why no Barack of lamb?

Dining with Democrats
Assuming he was indeed born in Honolulu, and barring another hanging-chads debacle, Barack Obama will likely be our next president.  
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  October 28, 2008


Night of the living geeks

Romancing the nerds
I’ve never dated a geek. Nor have I ever envisioned myself doing so.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  September 10, 2008


Dated advice

Old-school words of wisdom for a better college sex life
To boink a lot or not to boink a lot?
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  August 21, 2009


Chicks who kick

The other kind of Celtic dance
I’ll admit that cheerleading teams have always irked me.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  July 30, 2008


Collective effort

So what happens next?
Making money watching Tom Brady? Sign me up!
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  July 02, 2008


Streetball spectacle

The other end of the court
The other end of the court
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  June 18, 2008



Love in Bloom at BC
Trust Boston’s socially conscious Catholic academics to connect the dots between James Joyce’s once-banned 1922 mega-novel Ulysses and (among other things) gay marriage.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  June 11, 2008


Off the hook-up

Sex and the single student
It took me several years after college to understand what true relationship intimacy was about.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  May 14, 2008


Probing minds

You, too, can learn to tap into people's unconscious through hypnosis
In the 1999 cult-classic satire Office Space, disgruntled corporate lackey Peter Gibbons visits an occupational hypnotherapist to address burn-out, stress, and his antipathy to TPS reports.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  April 25, 2008


A liberating experience

A liberating experience
In 1968, with the hippie Zeitgeist in full swing, a lively bunch of locals began meeting weekly on the Cambridge Commons to dance freeform to the wild drumbeats.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  April 16, 2008


A voice for the voiceless

The Boston Muslim Film Festival
“Where we come from we have a saying: ‘If you live in hell long enough, you get used to it.’ ” That’s Mohammed Harba talking about his former life in Iraq, under Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  April 09, 2008


J’accuse redux

Settling Dreyfus’s affairs at BU
It all started in October 1894, when an anonymous handwritten letter offering secret French military information was found in the wastebasket of a German military attaché.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  March 13, 2008


Stop the presses

Books they never finished publishing
Overzealous merchandisers who banked on the Patriots juggernaut winning Super Bowl XLII were stuck with celebratory paraphernalia they could no longer sell.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  February 13, 2008


Redstone’s red-carpet revelry

Comm Ave Walk of Fame
Boston University is rolling out the red carpet again . . . literally.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  February 06, 2008


Judging Chris Matthews

Julian Houston on race in Boston
Anyone meeting Julian Houston for the first time might feel intimidated.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  January 23, 2008


Hope amid setbacks

Migrant workers' rights
On December 8, Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out another Massachusetts immigration raid.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  January 03, 2008


Tru opportunity

Will the real reality show please stand up?
With scripted television in limbo thanks to the Writers Guild of America strike, network bosses have been relying on reality programming to soften the blow.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  December 19, 2007


A stand against silence

The patriots’ offensive line
Their hearts were warmed by passion, despite the cold temperatures.
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  November 29, 2007
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