issue 15.5

Music 

OF MICE AND MEN @ ROYALE BOSTON

CL_OfMiceAndMen

“No Lenny, there won’t be any rabbits, but there will be tons of people in the audience head-banging and screaming their brains out.” Continue reading

Music 

JIM JAMES: REGIONS OF LIGHT AND SOUND OF GOD

regions-of-light-and-sound-of-god

Make no mistake, this is no cheap spin-off, people. It’s the real deal. Continue reading

Music 

TALLAHASSEE @ GREAT SCOTT

CL_Tallahassee

Also, they’re celebrating a birthday, so there’s a slight possibility of cake. Continue reading

Film 

REEL TALK: ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW

RT_EscapeFromTomorrow

It’s dark, frightening, unsettling, surreal, mysterious, and—best of all—illegal. Continue reading

Sex 

SAVAGE LOVE: PAGING DR. FEEL GOOD

SL_SexPositiveLG

If your new boyfriend manages to do that for you, SAD, if he’s considerate enough to cover his tracks, you should be considerate enough to turn a blind eye on those rare occasions when you do stumble over evidence that your new boyfriend watches porn—just like your old boyfriend did and all your future boyfriends will. Continue reading

LULZ 

DEFEND YOURSELF: GARY PETERSEN

DY_GaryPetersen

What do you want, a political discussion about semantics? Go to a book club. Continue reading

Music 

PEPI GINSBERG: COMPANION

CD_PepiGinsberf

Listen to this album while waxing philosophical: her lyrics inspire a creative thought process, while her sound chills the mind. Continue reading

Film 

FILM PICK: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD @ BRATTLE THEATRE

CL_BeastsSouthernWild

There’s a point at the end of the year where you look back and realize there’s a whole sh-tload of movies you never got around to seeing. Continue reading