Table of contents for week of February 06, 2004
NEWS & FEATURES
Tack filled balloons, mousetraps, snot rockets, and a man in a g-string. Have we piqued your interest? Sam Slaughter tells how the USWF makes the WWE look like child's play.
How much of an influence does media coverage have on elections? Dan Kennedy talks with several media analysts.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Marketing uber alles
Out There: Money for nothing?
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: The hitch
Plus, this just in:
TALKING POLITICS: A reminder on another State of the State
ALTERNATIVE POLITICS: Two Greens vie for nation's top slot
THE HAVE-NOTS: Conference aims to strengthen labor-activist ties
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla speaks with Bob Otis from Dropdead about starving for the art and sticking with a cause.
Sean Richardson examines this year's Grammy nominees and chats long distance with Adam Schlesinger, bassist from Fountains of Wayne, one of this year's nominees for the Best New Artist award.
Also, short reviews of:
CASSANDRA WILSON: GLAMOURED
SPAIN: SPIRITUALS: THE BEST OF SPAIN
MATT NATHANSON: BENEATH THESE FIREWORKS
THE AUTUMN DEFENSE : CIRCLES
V/A: JUST BECAUSE IíM A WOMAN: SONGS OF DOLLY PARTON
SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS MOJO BOX
JOHN WESLEY HARDING ADAMíS APPLE
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Sex and suicide
Worth the Trip:
Simple Plan, MXPX, and Sugarcult, February 7, at Avalon.
This week's trailers:
CATCH THAT KID
BARBERSHOP 2: BACK IN BUSINESS
YOU GOT SERVED
Climb onto the couch and listen to Lemon's stories of family and evil in the play Aunt Dan and Lemon. By Bill Rodriguez.
Bill Rodriguez wipes tears of laughter from his eyes after seeing The Learned Ladies at the 2nd Story theatre.
Settle into a small little table or a comfy couch to see Billie Holiday reincarnated on stage in the play Lady Day at Emersonís Bar andGrill. By Bill Rodriguez.
Worth the Trip:
The Gigolo Confessions of Baile Brťag at the Boston Center for the Arts.
The Last Five Years at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Joyce Millman reminisces over old affairs and predicts the fate of Carrie Bradshaw's love life as Sex and the City fans say goodbye.
Hot dots: Tuesday 10: 9:00 (44) Indie Select: True to the Game. A script by Tawana Thompson, a 16-year-old high-schooler The story of a black teenage girl deciding what to do with her life - sell guns and drugs or become a writer.
Johnette Rodriguez gets a little taste of Italy at Spirito's, a homey neighborhood trattoria.
The Best 2002