true crime

Whitey Bulger's Real Life Was Crazier Than the Movies

The infamous Boston gangster and snitch was whacked on Tuesday in prison. His wanton brutality cast a long shadow.
Alex Norcia
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Here's Zola Jesus Playing "Soak" In the Middle of a Busy Intersection

The latest video in the Noisey Acoustics series has the art pop artist sat a at a piano in the middle of Boston, playing the melodramatic standout from last year's 'Okovi.'
Noisey Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Boston Flight Diverted Because Drunk Bro Wouldn't Stop Doing Pull-Ups

Turns out the middle of a flight is a bad time to get those gains.
Drew Schwartz

The Odd Trial of the Man Accused of Plotting to Behead Pamela Geller for ISIS

David Wright's lawyer says he was a fat loser playing games. The feds say he was part of a dangerous terror cell determined to outdo the Boston Marathon bombing.
Susan Zalkind

Boston Basketball Court Gets a Stunning Rainbow Makeover

New Craft Artists in Action (NCAA) breathes life into neglected neighbourhoods with colour and whimsy.
Annie Armstrong
New music

Firewalker's Hardcore Is Going To Wipe You Off the Floor

The Boston band have released their demo and promo tape on vinyl through Pop Wig.
Noisey Staff
Noisey News

Exit Order’s Hardcore Gearbox Runs at ‘Frantic’ or ‘Frenzied’

The Boston band return with an album of excellent riffy punk rock.
Tim Scott

This Antique Jewelry Retrospective Proves Fashion Always Makes a Comeback

The 4000 years of personal ornaments have their moment at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Diana Shi

Greece Rejected Gucci’s Request to Throw a Fashion Show Inside the Parthenon | Last Week in Art

Also in the news last week: a Boston art heist and an Anish Kapoor is set to come to Brooklyn.
Nathaniel Ainley
The VICE Guide to Right Now

CNN Denies Airing Hardcore Porn on Thanksgiving

It was fun while it lasted.
Mack Lamoureux

60 Eclectic Street Pianos Ask to Be Played Throughout Boston

A pack of artist-decorated pianos turns Boston into a public concert hall.
Diana Shi
Music Video Premieres

How The Proletariat Became One Of the Most Incendiary Bands in Reagan’s America

With Marxist politics and fractured guitars, a group of kids from leafy Massachusetts were one of the most important bands in the early US hardcore scene.
Tim Scott