Kingsman: The Secret Service


Movies & Television
Critic’s Grade: A- James Bond is inherently silly. An immaculately dressed, suave gentleman spy spitting out witty one-liners as he thwarts a supervillain’s plan for world domination, picking up hot chicks and dispatching with countless anonymous henchmen along the way. Sean Connery’s Bond understood that it was all a big goof. Roger Moore’s Bond got this. Even Timothy Dalton’s Bond got ...   More
Thursday, February 12, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

No Fun.

After pop duo the Format broke up, one guy got famous. This is about the other guy.

Music Stories
When Nate Ruess of the chart-topping band Fun took the stage to accept a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in February, he took note of the moment as the culmination of 12 years spent working in th   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 JASON P. WOODBURY

Live Review: Doe Bay Fest (on Orcas Island, Wash.)

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Due to congenital antipathies toward mandals, public bowel evacuation and unleashed children, I do not attend many outdoor music festivals. Pictures of Coachella crowds make me queasy. You say “Bonnaroo” and I think skin cancer, Dave Matthews-brand giardia and mist tents spiked with patchouli-scented pesticides that temporarily transmute one’s brain into a Ben Harper-loving sponge. This ...   More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 CHRIS STAMM

Season of the Witch

Two L-shaped copper rods rattle on the dash of the minivan. Mike Doney and I bump along a country road, on our way to dowse a well for an electrical engineer in rural Redland. Doney tries to expla ...   More
Wednesday, May 16, 2001 Ted Katauskas


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