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Is it Calvin and Hobbes or an issue of Joe Hill's Locke and Key comic? Even better: It's both.
In Joe Hill's Keys to the Kingdom , a bloodthirsty wolf pack's feeding frenzy filtered through the youthful lens of Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comic strip can only be described as disturbing. But it's these details that make the comic, which was dedicated to Watterson, such a satisfying read.
| August 18, 2010
In his paintings and music, Jon Langford resurrects and pays respect to a vanished American past
England in the mid-’80s, gray and depressed by Thatcherism and the Smiths, wasn’t a place folks typically dressed to the nines in ten-gallon hats, bolo ties, and Nudie shirts. But such were the sartorial choices made those days by the members of the Mekons.
| April 08, 2010
Joe Hill’s scary stories reflect our worst fears
At a time when real-life events seem both horrifying and surreal, 20th Century Ghosts raises the question: Who needs monsters, when we have our messed-up minds, to contend with?
| October 02, 2008
Autumn’s authors about town
This fall’s regional literary scene will see abstinence and desire, ghosts and dykes, convicts and Christians, toxic water bottles and yummy food.
| September 10, 2008
My Ellen Willis
Making sense of a woman who was always two or three steps ahead of the Zeitgeist
When I was a queer teenager in suburban New Jersey in the early 1960s, I decided that I wanted to be Susan Sontag.
| November 30, 2006
The trials of Bernard Baran
Twenty years ago, a young gay man was convicted of multiple counts of molestation. There is good reason to believe he is innocent.
This story originally appeared in the June 18, 2004 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
DORI BERMAN, CARRIE LOCK, RICHARD RAINEY, AND LINDSAY TAUB
| July 12, 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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