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2005 Stories by Joseph McCombs

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  • Queer 3 Ways

    published November 29, 2005

    Kirk Wood Bromley's three short plays, ostensibly about being queer and conservative, actually pursue greater truths: What does free feel... More >>

  • World AIDS Day Focus Shifts From Personal to Political

    published November 22, 2005

    In the past three years, the theme for World AIDS Day has gone from "Live and Let Live" to "Have You Heard Me Today?" to "Keep the Promise,"... More >>

  • Bible Humpers

    published November 8, 2005

    In this clever but unsatisfying update of the biblical account of Sodom's demise, Randy Jones (the former Village Person, in a non-singing role)... More >>

  • Free Will Astrology Author Showers New York With Blessings

    published November 1, 2005

    What makes horoscopist Rob Brezsny so much more interesting and useful than other astrologers is the same thing that sets Bill "The Sports Guy"... More >>

  • Taking Charge

    published September 20, 2005

    With its five-year-old annual policy summit, the Future of Music Coalition has made great strides in identifying issues in business, technology,... More >>

  • Waiting for Tom: A Tribute to a Songwriter Who's Nothing If Not Theatrical

    published August 30, 2005

    Tom Waits's theatrical approach to songwriting, imbuing detailed characters with distinct vocal and personal traits, would seem an ideal fit for... More >>

  • Hey, You, Get Off MySpace

    published August 23, 2005

    It's not just twentysomething indie rockers who have found the community portal to be, as Camille Dodaro of the Boston Phoenix... More >>

  • TheirSpace?

    published August 9, 2005

    "Does anyone else feel like we just time-warped back to the late '90s?" John Worthington fired off in an email to music/technology discussion... More >>

  • No News, Good News

    published July 5, 2005

    Robert McChesney does not suffer fools gladly. The author of Rich Media, Poor Democracy and co-founder of the media reform organization Free Press... More >>

  • 'Til Tuesday Grad Boxing Album a Challenge to Dropkick Murphys'

    published May 31, 2005

    In Aimee Mann's world, happiness doesn't come easy: Every morsel is a negotiated deal, a temporarily won battle, a fleeting drug. It's amazing... More >>

  • The Rebound of Internet Radio

    published May 24, 2005

    To ears tuned to the big media, satellite ventures like Sirius and XM sound like the future of radio. But while those companies have loudly spent... More >>

  • Web Radio Picks to Click

    published May 24, 2005

    In the infinite dial of web radio, good stations can be hard to find, but the right combination of smart programming, sharp production values, and... More >>

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