Table of contents for week of July 1, 2005
Check out the Eighth Annual Muzzle Awards and see who has done the most to suppress free speech this year. By Dan Kennedy.
Bill Rodriguez talks with Ann Galligan about charting Pawtucket's cultural development plan.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Burn, baby, burn
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: NAKED TRUTH
Savage Love: Sibling rivalry
Plus, this just in:
TALKING POLITICS: Budget peace breaks out
MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Will Carcieri wield a veto?
CITYWATCH: Civilian review board finds a mixed welcome
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla talks with Erin McKeown about her new album, We Will Become Like Birds.
Matt Ashare gets inside Ben Fold's head.
Simon William Vozick-Levinson talks with DJ Danger Mouse about producing the Gorillaz new album, Demon Days.
Also, short reviews of:
Boredoms: SEADRUM/HOUSE OF SUN
The Epoxies: STOP THE FUTURE
Fountains of Wayne :OUT-OF-STATE PLATES
Doris Henson: GIVE ME ALL YOUR MONEY
Mem Shannon: IíM FROM PHUNKVILLE
Rachid Taha: T…KITOI
Gary Susman gets the backlot scoop when he talks to Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg and others involved in the making of War of the Worlds.
"Land of the Dead is post-post-apocalyptic: Romero shows that the real horror is that people arenít horrified," says Chris Fujiwara.
The film Heights makes Brett Michel feel like all the worlds a stage.
This week's trailers:
2nd Story's Midsummer Night sends Bill Rodriguez into a whimsical dream world filled with fairies.
Worth the Trip:
Amerika at the Loeb Drama Center.
Frogz at the Zero Arrow Theatre.
Pugilist Specialist at WHAT.
Ambassador Satch: The Life and Music of Louis Armstrong at the Cape Playhouse.
Worth the Trip:
"Double Take: Photorealism from the 1960s and í70s" at the Rose Art Museum.
Danijel Zezelj's Stray Dogs at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Hot dots: THURSDAY 7: 9:00  AMERICAN MASTERS, JUILLIARD, A rare look inside the fabled New York conservatory following current students and checking in with alums Itzhak Perlman, Wynton Marsalis, Robin Williams, Leontyne Price, and Kevin Spacey.
Bill Rodriguez takes lunch and grabs a bleu cheese stuffed burger at Jakeís.