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DIG STAFF IS WHAT WE SAY WHEN NO ONE WANTS TO TAKE THE CREDIT FOR IT.
News Opinion 

MAYOR MENINO WE MISS YOU ALREADY

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With news that Tom Menino passed this morning, Charlie Baker now has a reason to cry, as do millions of Massachusetts residents who the longest-serving mayor in Boston history impacted through the years. Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN OR BUST(S): LAST MINUTE HALLOWEEN BRIC-A-BRAC, BY WAY OF 3-D PRINTING

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Or, you know, you could just sit in the 3D Photobooth scanner, which circles your head from all sides, generating an accurate rendering of your noodle and all its nuances to create tiny busts featuring your glorious melon, which take a day or two to complete (starts at $20) Continue reading

LULZ Music 

INTERVIEW: THE RETURN OF ROADSTEAMER

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What’s Roadsteamer been up to for the past couple of years? ‘Massive orgies at the Cloud Club … dark times … art scene … sucked in … kinda like that Clay Shaw orgy scene in the Oliver Stone Movie JFK … dont’ ask me in person at the clubs about that you fuckers … let me live.’ Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

FIVE DRINK MINIMUM: DIVE TO SWANK EDITION

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Be it Davis Square in Somerville, the wild shoddy badlands of Allston, and even the nooks found around Fenway Park, what you’re about to read is a story involving intoxicated buffoonery all conducted at your favorite (or not-so-favorite) local haunts, be it drinking in public outdoors (but just for a photo), allusions to shooting pornography, and even men in ruffled shirts becoming threatened by small children drinking out of coconut shells in close proximity to them. Continue reading

Beer 

TAPPED OUT: A QUICK GUIDE TO THE PAY-TO-PLAY CRAFT BEER BROUHAHA

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Whatever one’s choice in slang or position on the act itself – which in essence gives distinct advantage to larger brewers at the expense of smaller, independent craft brewers, and is illegal according to the Mass Alcohol Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) – the fallout has become a clear and present danger to the local beer and bar ecosystem. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

FACES OF FASHION: UNIQUE COCKTAIL MIXER INVOLVING JOURNALISTS, DESIGNERS, AND PHOTOGRAPHERS ORBITING THE LOCAL FASHION SCENE

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Think of it as a kind of cocktail mixer with concentrated doses of the sartorial sect, as well as the photographers who love/work with them, should that be the kind of crowd you want to break into. Continue reading

Fiction 

DIG + SLUSH PILE FICTION UPDATE: FALL 2014

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Boston has a lot of talented writers who aren’t wired into well-established groups or organizations, and we hope they keep on reading and submitting. Continue reading