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Arts 

DIG THIS: NITRO CIRCUS LIVE @ TD GARDEN

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Travis Pastrana, trickster supreme, began this live-action show in his backyard and it has boomed into multi-act adrenaline junkie spectacle. Continue reading

Arts 

PREVIEW: TOTAL THIS AND THAT CIRCUS

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“Theater is different. It is more like bread, more like a necessity. Theater is a form of religion.” Continue reading

Arts 

DIG THIS: OUTSIDE THE BOX FESTIVAL

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Did we mention that this is all completely, totally, entirely free? That’s kind of important. Continue reading

Film 

IN THE TUBES: SUPER MARIO JUGGLING ACT

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“Didn’t I tell you? Your princess is in another castle,” Bowser says to a determined Mario. “I haven’t had my coffee.” Continue reading

Film 

HOW YOU QUEUIN’: CIRCUS

After getting my mom hooked on Portlandia it seemed only fair that I should take my parents’ advice on a show to queue. They did lead me to Downton Abbey, which I obsess over. My parents spent their New Year’s watching the fascinating PBS docu-series Circus, so I headed to Netflix and got watching. Continue reading

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Arts 

DIG THIS: VALVE: ANTIQUE VAUDEVILLE CIRCUS

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When an ever-so-pleasant gathering of friends over a spot of afternoon tea is suddenly interrupted by the complete breakdown of time as a forward-flowing entity, the mysteriously unaffected guests are left with nothing to do but crawl up the walls. Continue reading

Sex 

SAVAGE LOVE: MONOGAMISH

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So I’ve got a new word to describe relationships like yours, mine, and your mom’s, IIC: “monogamish.” We’re mostly monogamous, not swingers, not actively looking. Monogamish. Continue reading

Arts 

PSY: THE CIRCUS IS JUGGLING YOUR BRAINZ

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I’m not sure there is anything I can really say that will effectively convey how f*cking awesome this show was. If I had read the best possible review of PSY and I then saw the show, I’d still be walking out of The Cutler Majestic saying “I can’t believe no one told me how awesome this show was”. Continue reading