News Opinion 

FREE RADICAL: TIPS ON CITY LIVING FOR INCOMING STUDENTS (PART I)

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Your quality of life is important. Living in a shithole is not “part of the college experience.” You have a shitty apartment because you have a shitty landlord. Continue reading

Film 

A PERFECT UNION OF ART, POLITICS, AND PURE FUN IN ‘DAISIES’

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The end of Czech New Wave director Věra Chytilová’s 1966 abstract satire Daisies(Sedmikrásky) is perhaps the greatest cinematic “fuck you” in history. Continue reading

Music 

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: GIRL TALK

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You never know when a Gucci Mane and a Miley Cyrus song will fall into perfect balance with Billy Idol. Continue reading

News Opinion 

THE DEARBORN HIJACK: FACED WITH LOSING A NEW $70 MILLION SCHOOL, ROXBURY RESIDENTS FIGHT A CHARTER TAKEOVER

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Due to a risk of the state taking control of the Dearborn, Interim BPS Superintendent John McDonough is proposing to hand over the upcoming $70 million STEM school to a nonprofit that hopes to re-boot it as a charter academy. Since that would mean Roxbury families lose automatic access to the new state-of-the-art Dearborn, locals are intensely pissed. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: STAGE 5 CLINGER

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The girl, confused and in a bind, told me: “He never came back. I waited and waited, and I even had him paged to come back to the front of the store, but he never came back. What if he thinks I was kidnapped?” Continue reading

Music 

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: THE WAR ON DRUGS

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You don’t need a sophisticated network of real-time facial recognition technology to tell we’re excited for September’s edition of Boston Calling. Continue reading