Music 

FOTOBOM: ERASURE AT HOUSE OF BLUES

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Andy Bell began the evening wearing six sequined pieces of clothing and accessories. To the delight of the House of Blues crowd, most of them had been stripped off by Erasure’s mixed-message-encore of “Always” and “Sometimes.” Continue reading

Music 

REVIEW + FOTOBOM: UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS AT THE MIDDLE EAST

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The band’s got a true knack for tapping deep into the nebulous early ’70s world where psych rock and the stirrings of metal made for an uneasy alliance. Continue reading

News Opinion 

VETO POWER: DEVELOPERS RUN SOMERVILLE AND CAMBRIDGE AND THERE’S NOTHING ANYONE CAN DO ABOUT IT

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At a moment when Americans seem eager to chase money out of politics, it’s disappointing that Cambridge officials proved unwilling to confront developers. And that doesn’t begin to describe the scene in Somerville, where last week Mayor Curtatone vetoed a campaign finance measure passed by the majority of aldermen. The ordinance would have capped political contributions from those working for municipal contractors at $250, half the $500 state limit. Continue reading

Comics 

COMIXSCAPE #59

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COMIXSCAPE Updates Mondays and Thursdays on www.comixscape.net!

Comics 

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? CREEP

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Own this original strip (watercolor and ink painting)
Comes with the book WFB The First Forty, only $25/shipping included. Buy it HERE

Comics 

COMMUTE OF THE LIVING DEAD: SOUFFLE

Hey you! Don’t watch that, watch this! Show us you love us, and like “Commute of the Living Dead” on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/CommuteOfTheLivingDead Also, you can pick up “Commute of the Living Dead: Volume 3″ and other zombie comics on ETSY at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/skasundheit …or you can pick it up in person on October 4 and 5 in Cambridge MA at the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo http://www.micexpo.org/  Hope to see you there!

Hey you! Don’t watch that, watch this! Show us you love us, and like “Commute of the Living Dead” on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/CommuteOfTheLivingDead Also, you can pick up “Commute of the Living Dead: Volume 3″ and other zombie comics on ETSY at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/skasundheit …or you can pick it up in person on October 4 and 5 in Cambridge MA at the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo http://www.micexpo.org/ Hope to see you there!

Comics 

LIFE ON THE LEFT BANK: “Welcome Back, Councilors!”

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Welcome back, Cambridge City Council members! School is now in session!

Got an idea for a Cambridge cartoon? Send it to me by email (peterpaulpayack@yahoo.com) or by tweet (@PPPayack)! And visit peterpaulpayack.com to see more work.

Music 

THE NEW TESTAMENT OF CHRISTOPHER OWENS

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Ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens happened to be a highly religious cult member, but he’s run off to California to make the country music that’s always been in the back of his mind. With three Girls albums and two solo albums, the 35-year-old musician is making the most of his life – exactly how he wants to. Continue reading