Arts & Culture

Head-to-headphones Showdown

So, maybe your dog ate the ear buds that came with your iPhone. Or maybe the Skullcandys you still have from high school just aren’t cutting it anymore. The point is, you...


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Supergroup Atoms For Peace unites for AMOK

“AMOK” is the new album from Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke’s solo outfit Atoms for Peace, a “super group” including Red Hot Chili Pepper’s Flea, Beck drummer Joey Waronker, percussionist Mauro Refosco and...


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"Quiet Cruelties" at BU Museum

Cardillo weaves themes of power and vulnerability with nature in his artwork by showing how all living beings are susceptible to violent forces beyond their control. ...


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Phewtick: the low price of privacy

"A lot of people find this creepy, but it doesn’t really bother me... There are so many other apps that communicate with your phone’s GPS, and at least Phewtick is very honest ...


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Five classic cult television shows to get addicted to

Some shows do more than just distract and detract from everyday life. Some shows become an element of personal character. ...


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Are you poor? There are six apps for that!

So you are a college student, and therefore you have bills, loans and debt and maybe jawline acne resulting from stress about these bills, loans and debt. Alternatively, you are a hobo ...


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What to expect, fear and hope from the 2013 Oscars

80 percent of the time, best picture and best director are awarded to the same movie, and only three times has best picture gone to a movie not nominated for best director. ...


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Finding solace in reading with Shields' new book

Combining dissonant elements of confessional criticism, painfully honest autobiography and artful observation, Shields ponders why we seek salvation in literature and how it can (and can’t) make people less lonely and life ...


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Moving literature forward

“If you want to be a serious artist, you have to be willing to break the form." - David Shields ...


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School is back in session

After nearly nine months off the air, “Community” returned with the premiere of its fourth season on Feb. 7. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the show, all you need...