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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Thirty-three reasons you can't miss this year's Boston Books Festival

Bound for glory
The Boston Book Festival happens this Saturday, October 16, from 10 am to 9 pm at various locations in Copley Square.
By: EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  October 15, 2010


Boston Book Festival Bingo 2010
Should you spot an NPR tote bag, unironic librarian garb, or a piece of cat bling, you're already on the road to Boston Book Festival Bingo victory!
Interview: David Rakoff
The author ponders the worst
Muddled histories
ASP's Henry IV, Part I
Review: A House in Bali
Evan Ziporyn's tenuous idyll
Review: Rock of Ages
Strip Mauled: Rock of Ages doesn't rock
Review: Tao Lin's Richard Yates
A better stunt: Lin transcends his self-promotion
Review: The Method Gun
The Rude Mechs have a nutty Method


Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen
A winning return back to the old corner
Dot2Dot Café
Brunch every day? Certainly, when it's this good  


Continuing Education October 2010
Looking to re-animate the corpse that is your dead-end career?
Getting Your Hands Dirty
A few basic skills could help you survive the apocalypse — and reconnect to the real world
Photos: Air Sex World Championships 2010
The view from the Pervert Pole. (Strangely SFW, but filthy all the same.)
Photos: Literary tattoos
Selections from The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide
Shelf life
Interested in a career in books? Here's whatcha do.
The Beast with One Back
We feel dirty: The Air Sex World Championships 2010
Wind power craze


Review: Anton Chekhov's The Duel
Can Chekhov work on the big screen?
Review: Cherry
Walking a Fine line
Review: Conviction
Sam Rockwell makes a good New England townie
Review: Inside Job
The feel-bad movie of the year.
Review: My Soul To Take
Craven's worst?
Review: Nowhere Boy
Is that really how the Beatles met?
Review: Red (2010)
Grandfather claws: Willis and crew aren't the retiring types
Review: Stone
Jailhouse rock
Review: Tamara Drewe
Arterton, Evans avoid the madding crowd


Chucho, Mike, and Lina
Havana, Chicago, and a dash of Toronto
Die Antwoord's Ninja's zef squad
The brazen frontman talks the talk
Gang of Fort Point
Eclectic label lives the Good Life in Cambridge
Homegrown II: Shea's stadium
Uniting 53 bands under one roof
Interview: Melissa Auf der Maur
On her new CD and movie — and Billy, Courtney, and Danzig
Photos: Curren$y at Middle East Downstairs
Curren$y | Middle East Downstairs | October 4, 2010
Photos: New Collisions CD Release at Great Scott
New Collisions, live at Great Scott, on October 9, 2010
Suuns | Zeroes QC
Secretly Canadian (2010)
Sword and tailor
Warp Riders brings a new concept to metal
The Big Hurt: Bieber dolls are coming!
The week in inessential press releases
The Drums | The Drums
Downtown Records (2010)
Variable density
Garrison Fewell, live at Johnny D's, October 13, 2010


Destroy all comics
A letter to the editor by Mr. Jeff Czekaj
Elephant in the Room?
Republicans are expected to take dozens of US House seats this year — some may even be in Massachusetts
Sam who?
Six weeks on the campaign trail with a barely known Cambodian refugee who's running for Congress
President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, and Speaker Pelosi have accomplished much — and are running for their political lives
Waiting for Repo Man
The man behind Inside Job shows us just how low Wall Street has sunk
Zombie Justice
Ware's probation probe and the Tierney plea. Plus, social security silliness.


LO500 Battle of the Week: World of Warcraft vs. The Sims
Do you pull for the plumb-bobs, or do you do it for the Horde?
Review: The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret
Would watching be a good decision?

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