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Hitler and Mohamed Atta: A couple of gay blades? Michael Bronski takes a closer look at the Closet drama .
Boys will be boys, and they do love their war games. Loren King asks why not give women a crack at settling disputes?
Camille Dodero went to the Nader rally this past weekend and wonders if the aging progressive guru’s time has truly passed.
Bikem Ekberzade presents Human tide, a photo essay revealing the Afghan refugees flooding Pakistan as unintended victims of the war on terrorism.
Chris Wright talks to Vermont native Rusty DeWees about his one-man show, The Logger: A Play in 2 Ax, at the ICA.
In the Phoenix editorial, how to balance the state budget without hurting our most vulnerable citizens.
In our weekly Q&A, Tamara Wieder talks with Luke Cresswell and Tomas Fujiwara from Stomp.
Kim Weidman has some life lessons in our education guide.
Mike Miliard has the scoop on New England's slopes in our ski guide.
In Out There, Rebecca Wieder confesses to being a mute protester.
In Urban Buy, Nicole Adragna saddles up with equestrian styles.
Plus, this just in:
- FEMINISM : Still (not) together after all these years
MEDIA : Bust goes bust
DRUGS AND TERROR : Al Giordano to speak at BU
WEB WATCH : Declassifieds
SPORTS : Grogan on the Pats’ QB controversy
FREEDOM WATCH : End the war on drugs
IN MEMORIAM : Ken Kesey, 1935-2001
Q&A : Peggy Davis-Mullen
TRAGICOMICS : Spider-Man gets real
Letters to the editor
Tix - Future
- Sean Richardson figures by the time you read this, Britney will almost certainly have knocked the first proper Jackson album in 10 years, Invincible, from the top of the charts.
Lloyd Scwartz on Tod Machover at the Boston Lyric Opera and the Cantata Singers’ Missa solemnis;
Ted Drozdowski places a call to Solomon Burke's Manhattan limo;
Sean Richardson and Queensrÿche reflect on the past and the band's current album, Live Evolution;
Josh Kun finds that John Adams's El Niño restages the Nativity;
Damon Smith reviews John Strausbaugh's bitchy new book, Rock ’til You Drop: The Decline from Rebellion to Nostalgia;
Douglas Wolk on High-water blues: the Charley Patton box.
Also, live reviews of Iggy Pop at the Avalon and Social Distortion
at Axis and the Paradise.
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
short reviews of:
- Psychedelic Furs :
BEAUTIFUL CHAOS (GREATEST HITS LIVE)
AM/FM : GETTING INTO SINKING
JAMES WILLIAM HINDLE
Doc Watson : DOC WATSON AT GERDES FOLK CITY
PAUL JACOBS IN RECITAL
- Carolyn Clay takes a look at Harry Potter and finds that what's missing are the parallel trains of ordinary and extraordinary, which are key to the books.
Chris Fujiwara on the films of Souleymane Cissé.
In Film Culture, the bad girls of Baise-moi.
Also, short reviews
- THE ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON’SLEGENDARY ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION
ESCAPE TO LIFE
- Jeffery Gantz wonders if Shylock is the most famous fictional Jew the other side of Tevye, and Sally Cragin finds The Logger to be a cut above.
- Christopher Millis mulls Photography's future with new exhibits by Ackroyd and Harvey, Gary Schneider, Nubar Alexanian.
- William Corbett takes a closer look at The Complete Works of Isaac Babel.
- Mark Bazer on Flaming jokes: George Carlin post–September 11.
-- Thursday, 9:00 a.m. (4, 7) Thanksgiving Day Parades. Osama bin Laden or no Osama bin Laden, nothing's going to stop the giant inflatable mouse!
Dining Out: Bacco.
Pass the wine, pilgrim
On the Cheap: Delux Café and Lounge
Noshing & Sipping: Frieda’s dried jackfruit.
Best Music Poll 2001
Fall 2001 Band Guide
The 3rd annual
- Listings Index