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Review: Diablo 3
Where is your copy of Diablo 3 ? It's not on your computer. It never will be. It is in the cloud, with all its virtual spoils streaming live over the Internet.
| June 03, 2012
Big Fat Whale
8 trading cards for unlikely baseball heroes.
| March 29, 2011
Rehearsing their choir
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper are easy to find, easy to love
Epically twee, and then simply epic, "Comet Flies Over the Underbelly" — the fourth track on Lady Lamb the Beekeeper's Samples for Handsome Animals — is, for a minute or two, almost unbearable.
| December 31, 2008
Local rock three-way not nearly as gross as it sounds
This Friday, October 24, at the Middle East upstairs, no fewer than three local rock bands will release brand-new CDs on the very same night — at the very same show.
| October 24, 2008
Do you have any treasures in your attic?
Sure, every once in a while, someone shows up at Ken Gloss’s talks on antique books with a real treasure, like a personalized, signed copy of JD Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye .
| July 02, 2008
Wheeling through history
Vintage bicycles aren't just for lonely bike mechanics any more
Vintage bicycles, once an obscure subculture’s obsession, are gaining popularity as highly desired collectibles or cheaper, cooler rides.
| May 07, 2008
Peace + Justice Center shutting down
“The [center] offered a low-cost way for small nonprofits to have their own office space,” says Betsy Smith of Equality Maine.
| September 05, 2007
You say 'bizarre'
I say 'bazaar'
I stood in front of the Plain Mabel table for a full five minutes, gripping a super-soft zipper pouch fashioned out of fabric that featured a pink bunny rabbit hunting for lady bugs, deliberating.
| December 21, 2006
Apenest doesn’t want your sprinkle
One day, Brian Willmont decided he wanted to make an art magazine.
| November 14, 2006
The end of an era in Allston
Gone but not forgotten
Down in his colossally cluttered cellar, Don McBride sits behind a kit and unleashes a roiling salvo worthy of Gene Krupa.
| November 08, 2006
Mauritius ; Stuff Happens ; 9 Parts of Desire
Theresa Rebeck’s new Mauritius makes philately seem almost as exciting as the activity it sounds like.
| October 24, 2006
Mauritius enters the weird world of stamps
“When I started working on this play, a lot of people came out of the woodwork and said, ‘I used to collect stamps,’ ” explains writer Theresa Rebeck over the phone from Los Angeles.
| September 27, 2006
Walk on by
Bill Arning tours art at MIT; Alexander Dumbadze examines sculptural form at Brandeis; books and dioramas at NESAD
MIT’s campus is dotted with art — 46 works are listed on its most recent “Public Art Collection Map,” a document that you can download if you want to know what that big thing in front of the Stata Center is, or who made the cube-like piece in front of the library.
| July 11, 2006
The Simpsons 20 best guest voices of all time
Will Gervais join them?
The TV gods are smiling upon us.
| March 29, 2006
The right profile
African-Americans in Andover, nudes in Winchester, sunglasses and cellphones in Essex
Contemporary African-American artists have taken on issues of race and American identity in a wealth of ways, from Kara Walker’s provocative silhouette narratives to Fred Wilson’s discomforting black "collectibles" to William Pope L’s agonizing acts of crawling.
| January 17, 2006
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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