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When Seattle Met Boston: Looking Back on Nirvana’s Sloppy Cover of ‘More Than a Feeling’
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What better time than now for footage of a legendary Seattle band covering a legendary Boston band to come back into play? After all, the Super Bowl is four days away, and we’re at the point where any Seattle trash-talk fodder comes in handy.  More

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Billy Joel Returns To Fenway Park This Summer
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Ever want to see several people your parents’ age sing along to “Piano Man” in the same place where several people your parents’ age regularly sing along to “Sweet Caroline”? That dream can now become a reality, in case you missed your first chance.  More

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Cultural Sommelier: Pairing ‘Spring Breakers’ with Miley Cyrus’s ‘Bangerz’
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After the blizzard this past week, I’m sure many of you are thinking of getting away, off to someplace warm and sunny.  Some of you may even be planning trips for spring break. In honor of that well-worn idea, this edition of Cultural Sommelier will be focusing on the trashy pop art of Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers and Miley Cyrus’s Bangerz. Writing about these two works in tandem feels like a no-brainer. More

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Dropkick Murphys to Likely GOP Presidential Candidate: ‘We Literally Hate You’
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Boston punk rockers the Dropkick Murphys have seen their song “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” become a staple of Boston sporting events, then rise to national prominence when it was featured in The Departed. But the band took issue when their Boston anthem was used at a political event by Wisconsin Governor (and likely 2016 republican presidential candidate) Scott Walker, and they took to Twitter to express their extreme displeasure. More

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