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The Beach Boys Beacon Theater Wednesday, May 9 Better than: You were almost definitely expecting. Yes, John Stamos introduced them. And, yeah, they filed onstage, called out one by one by their bandleader in true showbiz style while the backing musicianstwice as many as original members ... More >>
Mike WolfCome/Eleventh Dream Day The Bell House Saturday, April 16 Better than: Reliving the past. If you suffered through the '90s--for example, if you made it through the dark college-age angst you still associate with Joy Division only to find that getting older just made the hard questi ... More >>
What a horrible year it's been. There's been something to annoy everyone, and everyone took full advantage: The health care bill, the Tea Party, the BP spill, the Ground Zero Mosque, the Glenn Beck and Jon Stewart rallies, the Republican Comeback, the enhanced TSA patdowns, WikiLeaks -- and every bi ... More >>
Comics come out on Wednesday, and so does Richard Gehr's Pulp Fictions. Beasts! Book 2 Jacob Covey Fantagraphics You Are Forgiven Matt Leines Free News Projects Collections are one place where size definitely helps. First published in 2006 (and newly available in paperback), editor/curator Jaco ... More >>
Bettie Page has succumbed to complication of a heart attack she suffered last week. Though she had been an actress and, much later in life, a Christian evangelist, she is best known for her career as a pin-up model. Page appeared in Playboy, but her legend is centered around the decidedly lower-rent ... More >>
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