All Authors >


Latest Articles


My trip to the land of wrinkly dicks

Naked ambition
When your job is to visit porn movie sets and report on them, you get used to seeing other guys' dicks pretty quickly.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  August 29, 2012

Everyday Sunshine: Short Take

Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone

Fishbone's quarter-century journey
Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler's documentary details Fishbone's quarter-century journey from musically-diverse South Central middle school classmates to becoming one of the most influential Los Angeles bands of the '80s.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  November 15, 2011


Underground no more, Kostas Seremetis comes home

He's now worthy
West Roxbury native Kostas Seremetis cut his teeth as an underground artist in Boston in the 1990s — his commissions included painting the walls of the Lansdowne Street punk club Axis, and creating movies for an unknown Boston band that went on to become the Elevator Drops.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  September 21, 2011

nanny list

Summer of the Swedish Nanny

I'll never forget the night Karina Holmer was murdered. How could I? I was one of the last to see her alive.
It's been 15 years since the top half of Holmer's body was discovered in a Fenway dumpster. The crime fascinated Boston, paralyzed its nightlife, and spurred an investigation that sputtered along for years. But the police never caught her killer.  
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  June 23, 2011


Nine miles of muddy hell

How I faced icy pools, electric shocks, and crazed men in tutus — and survived!
The parking lot is deathly silent. People with muscles and strong jaws stop in their tracks as the sound of cheers pour down from the early competitors on the mountain. Our coffee buzz long gone, the effects of the joint we puffed on the drive are creeping up and I start feeling lightheaded.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  May 26, 2011


Larry Flynt on the end of days, and why politicians can't keep it in their pants

Great hustle
Larry Flynt is no stranger to religious freaks. He's been one himself — converted aboard his private jet, back in 1977, by Jimmy Carter's sister.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  May 19, 2011


All dogs go to probate court

In dog we trust
It's funny: while Massachusetts is considered a vanguard in the struggle for same-sex marriage and mellower pot laws, it has been way behind the pack in implementing pet trusts. But no longer.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  May 11, 2011


How tough are those Boston Derby Dames, really?

Our intrepid reporter gets his ass beat for science
How to skate like a girl.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  February 23, 2011


Axed and answered

Norse Code
The Vikings, as caricatures, are bulging, golden-locked brutes wielding two-handed axes, who chug from human skulls as they cruise the seas on a mission of mayhem.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  February 16, 2011


Ask A New England Porn Star

How to dip your yankee candle
Things are different here. More refined. After all, we gave the world the corn muffin, Harvard University, and Emily Dickinson. It stands to reason that our porn stars would also be more genteel, well-bred, and cultured.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  February 10, 2011


Mush it real good

Dog Days Dept.
A thousand frozen dogsled fanatics line the track's edge as approaching yaps signal a start to the races.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  January 19, 2011


Things Celtics players shouldn't do before they die

Plus a quick chat with Jo Jo White
Looking for the perfect gift for naughty Lakers fans on your Christmas list? (A swift kick to the chestnuts, alas, doesn't quite jibe with the whole holiday-spirit thing.)
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  December 15, 2010


Google: The ultimate cockblocker

Or, how internet search engines are ruining my life
You'd never believe how many times my debauched past has come back to bite me in the ass.
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  September 27, 2010


Dropping Science

Hot shit
By: SCOTT FAYNER  |  September 22, 2010
1  | 

Most Popular