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Paul Feels Like a Guest Who’s Overstayed His Welcomenew

Paul is unfortunately geared toward the lowest common denominator, coasting on an endless battery of schoolyard jokes.
Charleston City Paper  |  Felicia Feaster  |  03-17-2011  |  Reviews

Back to the Drawing Board: Alien Spoof Goes Poof

A disappointment from start to finish, Greg Mottola's alien spoof comedy is dead on arrival.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  03-14-2011  |  Reviews

Florida Republicans Fight the Paulistas' Assaultnew

Last fall, Nick Egoroff entrenched himself in the local Republican machine when he became a member of the Orange County Republican Executive Committee. But according to OCREC chairman Lew Oliver, Egoroff didn't just want to be a member. Rather, he wanted to take over and remake the party in the Ron Paul mode -- anti-war, anti-tax, pro-civil liberties.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  05-08-2008  |  Politics

Old Folks Rocknew

Beatles vs. Stones was the great cultural debate of the 20th century, and here in the 21st, the conundrum shifts to which exorbitantly priced nostalgia-pimping arena tour will embarrass and horrify you less.
Houston Press  |  Rob Harvilla  |  12-09-2005  |  Concerts

The Peoples Champ

Hip-hop's had its share of wiggas, but Paul Wall is an extreme case.
Washington City Paper  |  Sarah Godfrey  |  10-14-2005  |  Reviews

Dinosaur Jr. Bury the Hatchetnew

The Phoenix examines the legacy of three geeks from Northampton, goes to rock therapy with the band, and gets the story behind their masterpiece, Bug.
Boston Phoenix  |  Matt Ashare  |  07-05-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Bad Educationnew

Kids are learning some serious riffs at Paul Green's rock school in Philadelphia. Don Argott's documentary examines the price they pay for it.
SF Weekly  |  Melissa Levine  |  06-08-2005  |  Reviews

John Kerry and Mitt Romney Gear Up for ’08new

Just seven months after yet another Massachusetts presidential contender was rejected by the electorate, it looks as if the Bay State political establishment will not avail itself of the opportunity to sit this one out.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  05-31-2005  |  Politics

City of Springfield Drops Conservative Psychologistnew

Candidates for Springfield police and firefighter jobs will no longer be screened by Dr. Michael Campion. Illinois Times reported last summer that the psychologist leads the conservative group Illinois Family Institute.
Illinois Times  |  Dusty Rhodes  |  05-23-2005  |  Politics

Seen But Not Heardnew

By standing in opposition to modernity, the pope made himself an irrelevant--if beloved--figure in the West.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  04-12-2005  |  Religion

Forward: Alexander Payne Takes a Step in the Right Directionnew

The alternately rollicking and mournful road comedy about the terrors of settling into middle age takes place during a vacation taken by two men, pals since college, in California wine country. Accompanying the review is an interview with director Alexander Payne.
Boston Phoenix  |  Steve Vineberg  |  10-28-2004  |  Reviews

Newsroom Anarchynew

Will Ferrell's Anchorman needs more work behind the scenes.
Austin Chronicle  |  Kimberley Jones  |  07-08-2004  |  Reviews

Like Father, Like Sonnew

Melvin Van Peebles' son Mario pays tribute to his father's groundbreaking blaxploitation film Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song, and also settles a few old Oedipal scores along the way.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  06-24-2004  |  Reviews

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