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Gay deceivers

Outrage isn't outrageous enough
The California State Supreme Court just upheld Proposition 8, denying gay people the right to marriage. This should disabuse the complacent of the illusion that the religious right has relinquished its death grip on America. So, too, should Kirby Dick's documentary about the homophobic power of closeted right-wing politicians in America.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 04, 2009

Panic attacks!!!

Overreacting in the USA. Plus, EDC = DOA, OK + RI, and a Rush to judgment
Would everyone please go running out of your house screaming in utter hysteria right now.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 29, 2009

Gov. Darwin’s excellent misadventure

Palin may rally the right, but she doesn’t make the cut
Welcome to Casa Diablo, Alaska Governess Sarah Palin. Oh, and, wait for it . . . she doesn’t believe in evolution. Jackpot!
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 03, 2008

Let’s embrace satire, not boycott it

Get a grip
When the New Yorker last week ran a cover illustration spoofing the right-wing critique of Barack Obama, it was another instance in which the storied magazine put a provocative point on its front page.
By IAN DONNIS  |  July 23, 2008

In name only

Politics and other mistakes
All the shame. None of the fun.
By AL DIAMON  |  December 26, 2007

On the national affront

An inescapable year reaches its inevitable conclusion
Where does one begin to recap 12 months of such willful self-parody?
By BARRY CRIMMINS  |  December 19, 2007

It’s not brain surgery

Keep your head protected on trips to the hospital
Whew, don’t say that at Rhode Island Hospital these days or you might come home holding the upper part of your cranium in your hand. Trepan this, baby!
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 28, 2007

Marijuana reform

A less-than-perfect but much-needed initiative. Plus, more evidence that Trent Lott is a weasel.
There is no sense to be found in the prosecution of individuals for possession of small amounts of marijuana.
By EDITORIAL  |  November 28, 2007

Crossword: ''In the language''

New Entries from the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Sixth Edition.
New Entries from the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Sixth Edition.
By MATT JONES  |  September 26, 2007

Smells like mean spirit

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
Lines upon reading that the Minneapolis airport bathroom in which GOP senator Larry Craig was arrested on June 11 has become a tourist attraction
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 19, 2007

Backlash blues

Will the Larry Craig scandal bolster anti-gay bias?
Most big news stories fit the snowball metaphor, with an isolated fact or two slowly gaining significance and momentum over a period of days or weeks.
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 06, 2007

Brokeback men's room

A curiously Republican story
Once upon a time there was a barbershop quartet known as the Singing Senators.
By EDITORIAL  |  September 05, 2007

Old Port shuffle

Moving from the center to the outskirts
The national media would have you believe that a little game of bathroom-stall footsie is a threat to our civilization.
By BRIAN DUFF  |  September 05, 2007

Same as the old boss

Congressional Dems were supposed to get us out of this war
Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid? What a joke. Meet the new boss . . .
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 29, 2007

Not that there’s anything wrong with that

Big media’s big gay baggage
Want to make the mainstream press squirm? Suggest that a major public figure is gay.
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 21, 2006

2009: Rants of the Right

Going where few reviewers dare to tread.
Few "respectable" publications were willing to review the year's top-selling conservative books, but the Phoenix has no fear. After wading through 2500 or so pages of right-wing ravings, your brave correspondent reports back with the following analyses.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 22, 2009

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