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Review: Possession


A Cold War of body and soul is waged in this 1981 English-language horror film by Polish director Andrej Zulawski, set in a nearly deserted Berlin.
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  November 12, 2012
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Book Review: The Tin Drum

Günter Grass and Tin Drum 2
There are — and have always been — two Günter Grasses. There's the Grass who was born in Danzig and the Grass who was born in Gdansk.
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 15, 2009
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Hans Rickheit versus the novel

Exploding Cow Dept.
In high-school English class, we're taught that literature features three basic types of conflict: man versus man, man versus environment, and man versus himself.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 30, 2009
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Plain talk

Jesse Sheidlower gives the f-word its due
Jesse Sheidlower, an editor-at-large of the Oxford English Dictionary , an expert in slang, and the author of The F-Word , can't stop talking about fuck.
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  September 15, 2009
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La Fogata

A cozy Eastie spot for Colombian snacks and more
Few Boston neighborhoods are as blessed with affordable restaurants, or as unfairly overlooked, as Eastie.
By MC SLIM JB  |  August 26, 2009
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A Danish punk

The Theater at Monmouth's Hamlet
The sad mad Danish prince is probably the most oft-quoted tragic hero in the English language, but he's a lot more than that. He is also, as I was reminded recently by a theater companion encountering him for the first time, pretty exasperating to be around, as well as "kind of a punk."
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  August 05, 2009
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Dueling morals

Mad Horse's masterful The History Boys
A battle of pedagogies is raging at an English grammar school for teenage boys.
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 29, 2009

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  April 22, 2009
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The worst word

How F**K became our top taboo term -- and why we need it to stay that way
Then it happens: you look up at the TV screen and see Bono, the lead singer of U2, step up to the podium to accept a statuette for recording the Best Alternative Music album. "We shall continue to abuse our position," he says, "and fuck up the mainstream."
By TIMOTHY GOWER  |  April 07, 2009

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU!  |  April 01, 2009

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  March 05, 2009

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  February 04, 2009

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  January 21, 2009

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  December 31, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  November 26, 2008
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The borscht I kissed once...

...in an underground hallway — and rediscovered at home
When I was working at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport, two housekeepers who didn't speak English but giggled a lot brought in a pot of their family's borscht for the employee meal. In the dark basement hall where the employees ate, I tasted serious family-secret-cooking.
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  November 19, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  October 22, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  September 24, 2008
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Positively Phil

Roth goes back to college
We all know Philip Roth’s preoccupations.
By RICHARD BECK  |  September 16, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  September 03, 2008
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At home away from home

CSS take on the world — again
“We love all the pop stuff.” says Sá. “We do love the Pixies, but we also love Mariah, you know?"
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 05, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  July 09, 2008

Play time

A snappy Inspector Hound
The Barn Summer Playhouse is currently staging a snappy rendition of some of the most original and intellectually entertaining theater in the English language.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 24, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  June 11, 2008
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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  April 30, 2008
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On (and off) track

Boston Lyric Opera’s Seraglio , BU’s Barbiere di Siviglia , Andy Vores’s No Exit , the BPO’s Bartók and Brahms
It’s an expensive, elegant set, a lovingly detailed theatrical reproduction of railway cars on the Orient Express, the famous train connecting Paris and Istanbul.
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  April 29, 2008
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Xinh Xinh Restaurant

A Chinatown godsend for ignorant Anglophones
The path to Chinatown is well-trodden by chowhounds seeking Asian authenticity at popular prices.
By MC SLIM JB  |  April 23, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  April 02, 2008

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By PSYCHO SUDOKU  |  March 12, 2008

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