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It’s sad when anybody dies…

But WFB was an arrogant crank, who defended the slaughter of millions: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYlMEVTa-PI]

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Rather watch Hillary video or people eating poo?

Somebody posted Hillary for You and Me last week. Reaction to the video has been so vicious that YouTube has removed and blocked all comments. And now here’s the internet generation, telling us in no uncertain terms, that they’d prefer to watch people ingest fecal

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Projo headline writers still goofs

What’s been missing all these years? Oh, right: “Synchronized skaters are precisely what Providence needs”

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Ask The Jersey Girls

Cause if you can’t trust a Jersey Girl for some much-needed sex and dating advice, who can you trust? Lets just get right into it this week: Q: Ladies, I’ve been dating this guy that I see about once a week. The sex is good

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Brown $ophomore gives HRC Big Buck$$

$2800, to be exact. It’s standard practice for big-money donors to funnel yet more dough by having their spouses, kids, extended family and dead grandma give that campaign ca$hmoney. But you’ve got to wonder if the people whose names end up in the FEC database

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Yet another bar trying to capitalize on our shared hatred of Valentine’s Day

From Anthony, of Barn Burning: “Shit! I should have sent this in days ago! But there’s another Anti-Valentine’s Day event happening tonight at the Penalty Box (1119 N Main St) at 9:30pm with Barn Burning, Rock Paper Rock (M. Lambert of Shark’s Come Cruisin’), Audrey

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Remember that time…

When there was a “Total Recall” device in the Public Safety Complex, recording every single call that went in and out, including privileged calls between lawyers and their clients? The good old days… PROVIDENCE — It was “despicable,” an indignant mayor said. A hue and

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LOADED!

Someone wanted to hear Suede’s “Metal Mickey” last week, but failed to request it. Was it you? Well, we have it. So come down tonight, 10-ish, while we play you the greatest britpop, indie rock, glam, new wave, punk rock and whatever else we got

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Brown poll results in:

Matt covers them here. Interesting results, not all of them expected. Clinton’s still up over Obama, but not by much anymore. Carcieri and Cicilline saw significant drops in their approval ratings. Rhode Islanders generally support taxing the wealthy and maintaining or increasing education funding. But

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Howzabout a little fear-mongering?

I was seduced by the new booming-announcer-dude-voiced commercials on Channel 10, telling me how happy I should be with their reporters for passing along information THAT. COULD. SAVE. MY. LIFE. The crisis at hand? The mall might fall apart — with you, or even me,

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Evo Morales at Brown

Separate from this week’s conference at the Watson Inst., the Bolivian president will be speaking in Salomon 101 on Feb 26, 4-6 pm. He’s the first indigenous Bolivian elected to the presidency. And seems a very gentle soul — check out his appearance on the

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Reminder — Valentines Day what-what

The details are still in the works, but we are able to announce The Jersey Girls and friends Anti-Valentines Day Party at E&O Tap. Part singles mixer, part fuck you Valentines Day, all drunken fun. Rest assured you will all know everything there is to

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The Green Line

Timm Carney is a public transportation junkie, and in his continuing series on the varied bus routes and trolleys throughout our great town, here is his Mister Rogers-like take on our own Green Line, the Ripta Trolley. Whimsey!

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Lit Up

By Shannon Cole Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson (2003) If you’ve heard of this book, I know what you’re thinking: the girl gets to recommend books to the city of Providence, and she talks up some book about Chicago?? But hear me

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One of the most under-rated voices of the 60s and 70s

Belonged to David Clayton Thomas, of Blood Sweat and Tears. [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDWQ8w829tY&feature=related] They might’ve recorded another good album or two, but they were demoralized and their reputation ruined, by a tour they did of Eastern Europe for the State Department in 1970: This was compounded by