Table of contents for week of July 30, 2004
Ian Donnis follows Rhode Island delegates around the Democratic National Convention.
United against George W. Bush, the democrats are pulling together. Dan Kennedy catechizes what John Kerry has to do to win.
Chip Young calls the Red Sox "stiffer than deceased goats."
Adam Reilly gets inside the head of Ralph Nader and his politics.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Birds of a feather?
Out There: The parent crap
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Questionable recipient
Savage Love: Getting in the door
Plus, this just in:
TALKING POLITICS: Assembly Dems assert control in standoff with Carcieri
BUSTING OUT: Photographer raps censorship in Pawtucket show
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla reminisces about the punk scene in the old days as he talks with new punks, the band Another Dead Juliet.
Matt Ashare talks with Jeff Tweedy about the making and growing of Wilco.
Also, short reviews of:
Kayhan Kalhor & Ali Akbar Moradi: IN THE MIRROR OF THE SKY
Louie Vega: ELEMENTS OF LIFE
Jay Farrar: STONE, STEEL & BRIGHT LIGHTS
Velvet Crush: STEREO BLUES
Cex: MARYLAND MANSIONS
Pepper: IN WITH THE OLD
Warren Haynes: LIVE AT BONNAROO
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Lynn dancing
Are you really reading this or is this all a dream and you just think you are reading this? Can't decide? This is the paranoiac world director Jonathan Demme throws his characters and audience into in The Manchurian Candidate. Peter Keough talks with Jonathan Demme about the movie.
This week's trailers:
Worth the Trip:
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
at the Copley Place and the Kendall Square .
With a little pre-show picnicking, Bill Rodriguez says, this one-play "festival" of Much Ado About Nothing is certainly festive.
Flash back to the days of Shakespeare in a humorously engaging rendition of Othello at Bell Street Chapel. By Johnette Rodriguez.
The Laramie Project drops the spotlight on the town of Laramie and allows you to peak in on a world where homophobia bred and grew until the end result was death. Bill Rodriguez reviews The Laramie Project at Bell Street Chapel.
Worth the Trip:
Compromise at the Gloucester Stage Company.
The Lion King
at Opera House.
A Clockwork Orange at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Life: A Guide for the Perplexed at the Loeb Drama Center.
If your realized that The Matrix was more than just an action movie, than you may have some of the same questions and ideas floating around in your head as the essayists in Jacking in to the Matrix Franchise: Cultural Reception and Interpretation, a collection of essays on The Matrix's cultural meaning. By Susannah Mandel.
Joyce Millman says, "Beneath its soapy exterior, Nip/Tuck
is a richly imagined tale of how difficult it is for us to be as flawless of heart and deed as we can be made of body."
Hot dots: THURSDAY 29: 10:00 (10) Convention Stuff from NBC. It's all over but the shouting by now. When you shout, shout, "Fuck Bush!" And get your scrawny ass out there and vote. John Kerry did not approve this listing.
Johnette Rodriguez has one thing to say, "Mmmm." The view and menu at restaurant Table 28 will have your mouth watering.