Boston Phoenix

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Home for the Holidays

Surviving a trip to see the family for Thanksgiving.

“How I envy people who enjoy the company of their parents without the aid of pharmaceuticals.”

Reprinted from for the Holidays and Other Calamities.


A Convenient Excuse

On the media’s failure to cover climate change.


Did He Murder His Mother?

The jury made a mistake when it convicted Abdul Raheem.


The Trials of Nadia Naffe

Naffe, a young Republican, entered the belly of the political beast – and was nearly eaten.



Jeff Mailhot, convicted serial killer, has joined several infamous criminals in a second career from behind bars: paid artist. His first piece? An outline of his left hand, available for $34.99.