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Finding a Home in Cambridge

The etymologist in me prefers “Parthian shot” to “parting shot”: the former version of the phrase retains the allusion to


In The Mix: The Farewell Edition

“People say I’m the life of the party cause I tell a joke or two.” So this is it, the

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Ours Distorted Lullabies (DreamWorks) Imagine, if you will, the following scenario: Take the musical sounds of rock bands like Fuel

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More more more of my column—how do you like it, how do you like it? SUGAR SUGAR “It’s been 6


LET IT BLEED “Should five per cent appear too small / Be thankful I don’t take it all Cause I’m


Josie and the Pussycats combines the fast, furious feel of a garage-band single with the frenetic kinesis of a music

IN THE MIX: too much tv edition

Okay, I admit it. I watch at least three hours of TV a day. I’ll even watch the Geena Davis

BLOW explodes onto the Big Screen

It’s a big risk calling a movie Blow. Headline writers, pressed for time and happy for puns, are prone to

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IN THE MIX by Daryl Sng BERMUDA, BAHAMA, COME ON PRETTY MAMA Spring break looms, and by the time you

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SONG FOR MADONNA An ode to Madonna's overpublicized upcoming nuptials, with apologies to Javits and Springer and to Eartha Kitt.

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GROCERY LISTS Part of my Thanksgiving weekend was spent watching the MTV/Rolling Stone special on the top 100 pop songs

Out Of Place At The Game

The Game is an institution, so much a part of the New England landscape that it actually gets front page

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Those rare select few who got the early section last week would have noticed that In the Mix was on

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Schadenfreude moment of the week: the headline reading "Christina Aguilera Out of Action with Tonsillitis." How I laughed. BAHA, HUMBUG

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MEA CULPA Some members of my blocking group have commented that my musical listening habits have become so esoteric over