Author Archives: JASMINE LOPEZ

About JASMINE LOPEZ

Jasmine Lopez is an English major at Bunker Hill Community College. She is a professional human being and fangirl who enjoys creating drinking games for Tarantino films and daydreaming about traveling around in the TARDIS. She hopes to some day write a biography that will adequately describe her.
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AN OPEN BOOK: AMANDA PALMER GETS PERSONAL IN ‘THE ART OF ASKING’

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The first few ventures into the entertainment world for punk cabaret singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer involved busking on Boston street corners dressed as a bride. When people dropped money into the gauntlet by her feet, Palmer handed them a flower and thanked them silently with her eyes. This first moment of “asking” for help from complete strangers is the very spine of Palmer’s debut book The Art of Asking. Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: SPOON

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“New York Kiss” is a damned delightful romp into the darkened, sketchy corners of Manhattan. Continue reading

Music 

COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: GENTLEMEN HALL

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“All Our Love” is that catchy indie-pop melody you can’t get out of your head when you get really wasted and all your friends are like, ‘Dude, there’s no music. What are you dancing to?’ Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: THE NATIONAL

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SONG YOU HAVE TO SEE LIVE: “Don’t Swallow the Cap,” a rumbling synth-scape straight out of Romy & Michelle’s High School Reunion … Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: BLEACHERS

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If Dunham is looking for a buddy to hang with in the pit, we volunteer as tribute. Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: WHITE DENIM

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Feel it, live it, hula hoop to it — that’s a thing now — and repeat! Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: LAKE STREET DIVE

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Top-down on the freeway jazz for people who didn’t realize they were even into that. Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO BOSTON CALLING: TWENTY ONE PILOTS

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This will likely be the moment of the set where people in the pit decide to chance it with water — nightmarish port-a-potties BE DAMNED. Continue reading

Film 

INTERVIEW: MEKHI PHIFER TALKS ‘DIVERGENT’

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Hey, can somebody please pen a letter to the future and tell them they can save 15 percent or more on their post-apocalyptic weaponry by switching to ol’ fashioned bullets? Continue reading