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Everything Is Terrible sics ''DoggieWoggiez! PoochieWoochiez!'' on the Coolidge

Worst in show?
For a concise introduction to Everything Is Terrible, look up "Nightmare on Drug Street" on YouTube.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 26, 2012

Susan Orlean gets the dirt on Rin Tin Tin

New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean has been busy talking up her latest book, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend (Simon & Schuster), a biography of the most popular animal actor in history, and his impact on American culture.
By JOHN J. KELLY  |  November 30, 2011

Barfield and friends

Further adventures of Barfield and friends.
By KARL STEVENS  |  November 14, 2011

Young activists explore police department

Portland 101
There are three streets in Portland that police lieutenant Janine Roberts won't walk down alone, learned a group of interested citizens organized by the League of Young Voters on a visit to the Portland Police Department last Wednesday.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 21, 2011

Practice makes perfect

Karl gets hardcore about his sketching practice.
By KARL STEVENS  |  September 19, 2011

A breed apart?

Diverse city
I'm about to stand up for dogs. It must be the heat this weekend, because I'm soooo not a dog person.
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  July 20, 2011

Dog years

An aging dog gets existential.
By KARL STEVENS  |  July 19, 2011

Portland's neighborhood prosecutor cleans up the city

Sweating the small stuff
When Portland Police Chief James Craig announced at a June 28 press conference that he was leaving the city to become Cincinnati's chief, he took a moment to list what he considered to be the highlights of his two-year tenure.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 13, 2011

All dogs go to probate court

In dog we trust
It's funny: while Massachusetts is considered a vanguard in the struggle for same-sex marriage and mellower pot laws, it has been way behind the pack in implementing pet trusts. But no longer.
By SCOTT FAYNER  |  May 11, 2011

Photos: Myopia Sled Dog Races

Myopia Sled Dog Races | Appleton Farms, Ipswitch | January 15, 2011
Dog teams test their speeds at the Myopia Sled Dog races at Appleton Farms in Ipswitch on January 15, 2011.
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 24, 2011

Review: My Dog Tulip

Good dog!
A must for the mutt-obsessed, Paul and Sandra Fierlinger's animated adaptation of the beloved memoir by J.R. Ackerley (1896–1967) is a skillfully told man-dog love story.
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Google: The ultimate cockblocker

Or, how internet search engines are ruining my life
You'd never believe how many times my debauched past has come back to bite me in the ass.
By SCOTT FAYNER  |  September 27, 2010

Maine's banned breeds

Pariah dogs
I'm a dog slut. I admit that's not an attribute I'm proud to list on my resume, but it still beats being called a "dog person."
By AL DIAMON  |  September 01, 2010

A good walk

Gail Caldwell remembers Caroline Knapp
Before Caroline Knapp died of lung cancer — in 2002, at age 42 — she'd gone bestseller with the most private of torments: her alcoholism (in Drinking: A Love Story ) and her anorexia ( Appetites: Why Women Want ).
By AMY FINCH  |  August 09, 2010

The Big Hurt: Reed goes to the dogs

Plus Weezy debudded, Ant derided, Michaels bandanna’d
More evidence of the sickening barbarity of America’s penal institutions: Lil Wayne is being hassled because officers found headphones and the charger for an MP3 player in his cell.
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 25, 2010

Dogging it

The 101 Dalmatians Musical has legs
There isn't much that's cuter than little doggies, except maybe kittens and babies, but try getting them to parade in a line.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 17, 2010

The power of Cesar

Leader of the Pack
The funniest moments of Cesar Millan's PackPower Tour show at Agganis Arena last Sunday came during intermission, when the three big video screens showed a snippet from "Tsst," the South Park parody episode where the Dog Whisperer goes up against Cartman.
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 16, 2009

Interview: Cesar Millan

The Dog Whisperer comes to Boston
"Pit bulls are not bred for healing people, or for healing dogs. But because I channel the energy into something more humane, they're using all this pit-bull energy into really making it happen."
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 09, 2009

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Freudian trip

Esoteric drops reality rap on Saving Seamus Ryan
Hip-hop is faker than Vince McMahon's business plan and tan combined. Pussy-whipped MCs who sling Whoppers rhyme about bagging blow and smacking ho's; even cats who actually do poison their communities exaggerate their hood credentials.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 06, 2009

Photos: Patriots cheerleaders at MSPCA Paw Wash

Patriot cheerleaders wash down some doggies at the MSPCA - Angell in Jamaica Plain
Photos from the 5th Annual MSPCA " Paw Wash" with the New England Patriots cheerleaders.
By MELISSA OSTROW  |  August 25, 2009

Stonewalled: what a riot!

Letters to the Boston editor, June 26, 2009
I was excited to read the “Trail of Tunes” feature about outdoor music festivals in the Phoenix Summer Guide.

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Review: The Unborn

'Tis the season of the Hollywood dumps.
By TOM MEEK  |  January 13, 2009

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Evil urges

Fable II leaves it up to you
Those who've played the first Fable already know that being bad is a hell of a lot more fun than being good.
By AARON SOLOMON  |  November 04, 2008

Bringing up Baby

The most famous three-legged, barkless dog in the world
Few things in life are certain, but this is: a gentle, white miniature poodle named Baby is the most famous three-legged, barkless dog in the world.  
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 01, 2008

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