Episode 133: Boston AICA

March 17, 2008 · Print This Article

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Sorry. We were a little slow due to power outages and the mediocre AT&T.

Art Critic Greg Cook (The Boston Globe, The Boston Phoenix) joins Matt Nash, James Nadeau and Christian Holland of Big RED & Shiny to discuss
the 2008 AICA New England Awards.

Using the list of winners as a starting point, they discuss the state of the arts in New England and what they thought was great, mediocre and terrible. Disappointment in the new Institute of Contemporary Art is expressed; AICA is scrutinized; and conclusions are elusive.

And the magic of Mike Benedetto.
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Super Tuesday leads into Mediocre Hangover Laden Wednesday

February 5, 2008 · Print This Article

If you happen to live in :Alabama, Massachusetts, Alaska, Minnesota, Arizona, Missouri, Arkansas, Montana, California, New Jersey, Colorado, New Mexico, Connecticut, New York, Delaware, North Dakota, Georgia, Oklahoma, Idaho, Tennessee, Illinois, Utah, Kansas or West Virginia. Then now is the time to live up to your American heritage and repress an indigenous people Vote!

If you are unsure who would best run your Nation, District, City or Animal Shelter then play it safe and just write in “Bad at Sports”. We may not know every issue on the table but we did you sister on that table and that should count for something.

If you are unsure how this “Voting” stuff works, you know things like caucuses and super delegates. Then don’t watch this video, open bundles of parchment bound on one end and read their words and letters. If you want to know how McLovin gets his Chad to hang firm then by all means watch.




David Robbins is Still Funnier Then You

December 14, 2007 · Print This Article

Now there are a lot of reasons to love David Robbins. His book is great. He is very funny. He is genuinely insightful about art and life.
He was really hard on Duncan as a student.
He looks great in scarves.

And he might be right on about how creative individuals can move forward and abandon an art world that only loves its devotees and acolytes(and it only sort of loves them.) But my favorite reason to LOVE David is that he made these…




Political Attack Ad season is here…

December 11, 2007 · Print This Article

It’s that time of the year again. With only a few weeks before the Iowa primary the canadates are unleashing the full force of all that money they have been saving up for national attack ads.

This I am sure is just the first of many.


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Episode 117: Amanda is back and you’re gonna be in trouble!

November 25, 2007 · Print This Article

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Amanda Browder

Amanda is back and you’re gonna be in trouble, hey nah hey nah, Amanda’s back!!!

Amanda Browder and Nathan Rogers-Madsen talk New York.

Mike Benedetto reveals his Transformer wish.

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