News Opinion 

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

PAYA

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!”

Peter Paul Payack, LIFE ON THE LEFT BANK: "Welcome Back, Councilors!"

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

Christopher Owens

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

Food and Drinks 

GRANITE STATE OF SHINE: GTFO FOR VODKA AND MOONSHINE CONCEIVED AMIDST WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST

DRINKS_Vodka

When asked why he chose to start with vodka, Kurland explained: “Vodka is defined by being flavorless and odorless and tasteless,” he said. “You may as well be making rubbing alcohol. So to give ours character, I distilled to a point where there’s a little corn-sweetness on the tongue and a smooth finish that has no burn at all.” Continue reading

Arts Film Music 

NEED SPACE? INTERNET DATABASE WANTS TO HOOK ARTISTS UP WITH REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE VENUES

You aren’t above band practices in your basements. Hell, you’re not above performing in basements. But if you’re looking for an alternative for rehearsal and exhibition space, a new online database, SpaceFinder Mass, aims to make the search easier. Continue reading