Opinion

ALT Facts - But Seriously...
March 14, 2018 No Commentby

ALT Facts – But Seriously…

In the spirit of pending April Fools, we decided to go the opposite direction with our ALTernative Facts column and ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: The Good News, the Bad News, the Local News
March 14, 2018 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: The Good News, the Bad News, the Local News

The Good News  A few articles in the Friday, March 9, New York Times gave Phillipe & Jorge reason to believe that ...

Opinion: Guns -- The Facts, the History, the Philosophy
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

Opinion: Guns — The Facts, the History, the Philosophy

I am an outlier in the debate about guns. I’m a Northeasterner, and most of my friends are very unfamiliar ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Parades, Perplexity and Predictions
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Parades, Perplexity and Predictions

Sieg Heil! Phillipe and Jorge are absolutely physically exhausted this week despite the daily attention of our masseurs, Romeo and ...

AltFacts: To the Moon!
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

AltFacts: To the Moon!

Former top Trump aide Rob Porter has officially retired from politics to pursue a career in boxing. In related news, ...

God Is Not A Black Woman
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

God Is Not A Black Woman

On December 12, 2017, during the Alabama Senate elections, Roy Moore — who was close to losing — stated on ...

Everyone Is <i>Not</i> a Critic
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Everyone Is Not a Critic

My colleague Kevin Broccoli recently pronounced theater criticism dead: “You’re better off hiring 50 20-year-olds to talk about your show ...

RI Rambles: Local Shenanigans
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

RI Rambles: Local Shenanigans

For this new, locally focused side to AltFacts, we find ourselves intrigued by the shenanigans of RI town councils. The ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Jock Talk, Budget Balancing and Advancing in the Arts
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Jock Talk, Budget Balancing and Advancing in the Arts

Jockular Spoiler alert: Although this item addresses sports, we promise it does not include one word about the S*per B*wl, which ...

Let’s Talk About Critics
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Let’s Talk About Critics

  Hedy Weiss, a theater critic from the Chicago Sun-Times, caused an uproar when, in a review for Steppenwolf Theatre’s production ...