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Dan Kennedy talks to Marty Baron about his job, the war on terrorism, and - oh, yes - the New York Times Company's interest in a certain baseball team. Plus, a web-exclusive edited transcript of their conversation.
Harvey A. Silvergate argues for why the current debate about authorizing torture through the courts is so unnecessary — and dangerous.
In our weekly Q&A, Nina Willdorf talks to David Byrne about his latest project, The New Sins.
In the Phoenix editorial, states that sponsor terrorism must be held responsible.
- In Talking
Politics by Seth Gitell, is the Big Dig headed for another billion-dollar overrun? Turnpike authorities say yes. The governor says no. Who’s right?
In Out There, Christie Taylor on living — and learning — as an American abroad.
In Hip Check, Nina Willdorf struts in the name of stiletto style.
Plus, this just in:
- KIDS : Letter from Mazar-e-Sharif
ART : Sensory overload
ACCESS HOLLYWOOD : My lunch with Cameron
CABIN FEVER : Rag time
Q&A : ‘Jail diversionist’ Maurice Richardson
MEDIA: Watch for the rising New York Sun
Letters to the editor
Tix - Future
- And then there were two: Brett Milano reflects on George Harrison;
Ted Drozdowski examines the significance of new releases by Shelby Lynne and Natalie Merchant;
Sean Richardson finds that on Cocky,
Kid Rock continues to play to his strengths;
According to Michael Endleman, The Coup's Party Music engages society at large in a way that few rap albums these days do;
In Smallmouth, Douglas Wolk takes a look at new albums by Fugazi and the Dismemberment Plan;
Sean Richardon talks to Icarus Line, the guys behind buddyhead.com, in State of the art;
In Cellars by starlight by Brett Milano, Ashby explain how they flew under the radar;
Also, live reviews of Daniel Johnston at T.T.'s, Handel & Haydn Society's Messiah at Symphony Hall, and JJ72
And last but not least, Roadtripping.
short reviews of:
V/A : GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT WE WANT: THE MUSIC OF THE KINKS
Barbara Mason : THE BEST OF THE BUDDAH YEARS
Tony Bennett :PLAYIN’ WITH MY FRIENDS: BENNETT SINGS THE BLUES
The Corn Sisters :THE OTHER WOMEN
Nelson Gonzalez : PA’ LOS TRESEROS
George Szell/The Cleveland Orchestra
: LIVE IN TOKYO 1970
- For sheer extravagance and superfluousness,
Ocean's Eleven tops all of this year's generic heist movies, according to Gary Susman;
Peter Keough takes a look at the "New Films from Europe" at the Harvard Film Archive.
In Film Culture by Gerald Peary, the Brattle gets a much-needed facelift.
Also, short reviews
- BEHIND ENEMY LINES
BETTER THAN SEX
THE IRON LADIES
THE AFFAIR OF THE NECKLACE
- Carolyn Clay on the ART's Othello and the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre's A Girl’s War, Scott T. Cummings finds that Pirandello’s Enrico IV reigns at the ART, and Iris Fanger explains how theater meets history in City Preacher.
- According to Marcia B. Siegel, this year's Nutcracker is more like Saturday Night Live than a cherished bedtime story.
- Jeffery Gantz discovers exquisite netsuke at the MFA.
- Jon Garelick suggests that, unlike most collections of Jazz reviews, Francis Davis’s new Like Young: Jazz, Pop, Youth, and Middle Age is best read in sequence.
-- Monday, 8:00 (25) Boston Public: The Holiday Episode. Fyvush Finkel dresses up as Hanukkah Harry and tries to strangle the black principal who insists on playing Santa Claus.
Dining Out: Jer-ne.
On the Cheap: Steve’s Kitchen.
Noshing & Sipping: Tremont 647 momos.
Best Music Poll 2001
Fall 2001 Band Guide
The 4th annual
- Listings Index