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Ask Brilliant Cliche and the Granny Doctor: I Can't Pee In Public!
December 10, 2014 No Commentby

Ask Brilliant Cliche and the Granny Doctor: I Can’t Pee In Public!

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, This is a bit embarrassing, but it’s bothering me and I really want to do something ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Gift This!
December 3, 2014 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Gift This!

Phillipe and Jorge enjoy giving gifts as much as anyone, but actually far prefer getting them. This is especially so if ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I'm Leaving Facebook
November 25, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I’m Leaving Facebook

Dear Nick, I’m often conflicted when this time of year rolls around. I have so many things to be thankful for, ...

Hunting in the Woods of RI
November 19, 2014 No Commentby

Hunting in the Woods of RI

I am alone, it’s about 11pm, and I am drinking a gin and tonic on my couch while watching The Outdoor ...

Cosplay? Costumes? What's the Difference?
November 11, 2014 No Commentby

Cosplay? Costumes? What’s the Difference?

The third annual Rhode Island Comic Con has come and gone. The topic flooding social media and word of mouth ...

Paint, Drink, and Be Merry  at Paint Drops Paint Bar
November 11, 2014 No Commentby

Paint, Drink, and Be Merry at Paint Drops Paint Bar

The last time I sat facing an easel with a paintbrush in hand was 10 years before I was legally ...

Alt-Parenting: Halloween Really Is Scary
October 28, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Parenting: Halloween Really Is Scary

Halloween is the time of year when it’s fun to be scared. On this year’s quest for all things terrifying, ...

Searching for Bigfoot
October 22, 2014 No Commentby

Searching for Bigfoot

Sasquatch. Bigfoot. These are the names given to a large ape-like creature that some people believe inhabits forests, mostly in ...

Not So Great Gatsby: The Diminutive Demon of Dorrance Street 
October 21, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: The Diminutive Demon of Dorrance Street 

Dear Nick, Imagine this: a pudgy, tiny, toupee-sporting man hatches a cocaine- and alcohol-fueled plot to recover his divorce settlement ...

Providence Phoenix Folds Its Wings
October 10, 2014 No Commentby

Providence Phoenix Folds Its Wings

The Phoenix Media/Communications Group (PMCG) announced today that, after 36 years, it will stop publishing the venerated alt-weekly The Providence ...