News Opinion 

THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE YOUR LEAST FAVORITE SLUMLORD GOT HIS ASS KICKED BY THE BOSTON CITY COUNCIL YESTERDAY

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Given the opportunity to publicly address the grievances leveled against him, City Realty Co-Owner Steve Whalen stood at the microphone, pulled his pants down, and covered the entire chamber in a diarrhea tsunami. Continue reading

Music 

FOR DIRTY BANGS, PRACTICE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT

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“Have you ever sat in on a band practice? It’s a fucking mess. You’re drinking, you’re smoking. You’re trying to say something about a part and someone’s playing guitar over you.” Continue reading

Music 

M-DOT: “FRANK LEE”

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The verdict: These beats beg to be sung to the world, so turn it up, roll down your car windows, and let the crisp air kiss your face as you luxuriate on the fact that Boston’s rap scene is still on top. Continue reading

Music 

PORCHES.: “FORGIVE (FEAT. GRETA KLINE)”

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With Maine’s starry-eyed sincerity and Kline’s cool pop sigh, it feels more rooted in intimacy than partying — and that’s something we can get down with. Continue reading

News Opinion 

FREE RADICAL: MODERN COLLEGE CULTURE RUINS EVERYTHING

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I’m not talking about Ferguson, Missouri. I’m talking about Keene, New Hampshire. Continue reading

Comics 

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? THE MALL

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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: IS IT WRONG…PART II

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 …we also have awesome Halloween Cards!!!

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 …we also have awesome Halloween Cards!!!

Comics 

LIFE ON THE LEFT BANK: SKATE OR TRY!

Peter Paul Payack, LIFE ON THE LEFT BANK: Skate or Try!

I’ve been hearing about the East Cambridge skatepark for years now … I even did a cartoon about it TWO YEARS AGO! This thing is starting to give the Big Dig a run for its money.

You can shoot me cartoon ideas by email (peterpaulpayack@yahoo.com) or by tweet (@PPPayack). Visit peterpaulpayack.com to see more work!

Food and Drinks 

TRUE HOUSE WINE: DANTE DEMAGISTRIS LAUNCHES A RARE WINE YOU CAN ACTUALLY AFFORD

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But thanks to beloved local chef Dante DeMagistris, it now means you landing exclusive wine hailing from private family-owned land in Italy that is only (presently) available at his local spots (Restaurante Dante in Cambridge, and the Belmont and Lexington outposts of Il Casale). And then there’s the good news: Doing so won’t require you selling your own blood to pay for it Continue reading

Beer 

HONEST PINT: LORD HOBO BREWING COMPANY

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Along with his years of experience presiding over ever-changing, handpicked drafts, dispensing domestic all-stars and local standouts, Lanigan’s enthusiasm for sharing high-quality liquid is exactly what’s needed to enact change in the local beer scene. Continue reading