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COMIC STANDING: Gary Gulman talks economic inequality

COMIC STANDING: Gary Gulman talks economic inequality

Comedians are famous for knowing how to work a crowd with their side-splitting and sometimes off-color commentary on everyday issues, but they also have a unique angle on social issues. Well, at least Gary Gulman does. The Peabody native and Last Comic Standing finalist has a lot to say about the effects of income inequality

CHRIS PRATT: Jurassic World star talks action, comedy, and dinosaurs

By Guy Davis, Courtesy of INSP News Service / The Big Issue Australia Chris Pratt, who visited Harvard earlier this year to receive Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year award, would prefer to avoid death by a thousand bites, thank you very much. “Oh, man, take me out with one big bite, please, not

MISS CONGENIALITY: Katya's alter ego talks stardom, Olympics

When Boston won the bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, Brian McCook’s now famous drag alter ego Katya planned an old-school Russian boycott. “I’m so torn about it,” says McCook, who was in the top five out of 14 performers featured on the current season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. “While I would love to physically

PHOTOS: Actress Natalie Portman speaks at Harvard

Spare Change News photographer Ryan Miner shot photos of actress Natalie Portman at Harvard. Portman, who scored an Academy Award for her work in Black Swan, will speak at her alma mater on Wednesday, May 27 as the 2015 Class Day speaker for Harvard College. –Photos by Ryan Miner    

GARRET'S MOVIE PALACE: Return of the reviews

Happy New Year! Thank you for your patience, my faithful readers. It’s been a while since I’ve written a review and, for this, I apologize. I’ve still been watching movies every month, but none of them have been worth writing about. This holiday season was also a bit difficult for me emotionally, so my heart

Before Trayvon Martin

“Fruitvale Station” directed by Ryan Coogler Significant Productions, 85 min., in theaters now The award-winning film “Fruitvale Station” shows the true story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant III on the day of his death. The timing of this movie could not have been better. Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin,