Table of contents for week of June 3, 2005
Ian Donnis talks to Jim Taricani about his return to the world of journalism.
They're watching you. Soon all of your paranoia will be warranted, as the Bush administration delays staffing and funding for the interagency privacy board while its pet projects strip away more and more of your privacy in the name of protecting your liberty. By David Bernstein.
Dan Kennedy discusses Corporation for Public Broadcasting chair, Kenneth Tomlinson's attack on NPR, NPR's financial stability, and how it could all play out.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: In the eyes of the beholder
Out There: Both sides now
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Monkey business
Savage Love: Straight shot
Plus, this just in:
BALLOT BOOST: Campaign backs voting rights for ex-offenders
ON THE WATERFRONT: Fight still ahead on Providence LNG expansion
VIAGRA POPPERS: Another sign of our misplaced health-care priorities
Astrology: Moon Signs
It's that time. Check out the results of the Best Music Poll and see if you voted for a winner.
Rhythm and roots on the Island and Blues On the Beach, Bob Gulla has the summer fun.
Mikael Wood talks to the Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers about why he couldn't get music-biz bigwigs to give him the time of day and how he made success happen.
Also, short reviews of:
Akron/Family: AKRON/FAMILY CD
Fripp & Eno: GODíS MONEY
The House of Love: DAYS RUN AWAY
The National: ALLIGATOR
Various Artists: TWILIGHT TRAX
Bill Rodriguez has the scoop and the show schedule for the showdown at the Newport International Film Festival.
Cinderella Man knocks out Peter Keough.
This week's trailers:
LADIES IN LAVENDER
LORDS OF DOGTOWN
THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS
Bill Maher says he wants America back from the cretins. Bill Rodriguez and Bill Maher talk politics and comedy.
Worth the Trip:
Duplex at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Forget Herostratus! at the Theatre Cooperative, in Somerville.
Falsettos at the Boston University Theatre.
Public Exposure at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater.
Rodgers and Hammersteinís A Grand Night for Singing at the at Gloucester Stage Company.
Worth the Trip:
"Getting Emotional" at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
"Tufts Second Annual Juried Summer Exhibition" at Tufts University Art Gallery.
High in the woods of the hills lives John McManus' character, Loren Garland, a sweet young boy who when faced with hardship sours like Bitter Milk. By Nina MacLaughlin.
Hot dots: WEDNESDAY 8: 1:00 (44) Meet Your New Pimp. Rival stables of Miami streetwalkers switch handlers for a week. Cameras follow their reactions as they adjust to new management techniques, explore new turf, and are stumped by new arrest patterns.
Forget Taco Bell, Tio Mateo's Mexican Grille brings California's upscale Mexican food to Rhode Island. Bill Rodriguez grabs a burrito.