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Articles by Gillian Brassil

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skin & bones

a conversation with taxidermist Becca Barnet

Arts & Culture, May 07 2012

by Gillian Brassil

Becca Barnet is an artist, museum exhibit maker, and taxidermist currently based in Charleston. The Independent spoke to her on the …

FOUR EXERCISES IN TRANSLATION

Literary, Mar 18 2012

by By Gillian Brassil

[one]A father and a daughter sit outside eating cheese off a wooden board. They both see a girl with long dark …

On French Films of a Certain Age

Arts & Culture, Mar 06 2012

by Gillian Brassil, Belle Cushing, Sarah Denaci & Caroline Sagalchik

Les derniers jours du monde [Happy Ends], (2009) dir. Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu How would the apocalypse happen in France? It …

Underdogs through History

arts & culture, Apr 09 2011

by David Adler, Gillian Brassil & Erik Font

Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) in Scream, Scream 2 and Scream 3. Neve was already in a bad mood when she went …

Dr. Jil’s predictions ‘n’ prognosis for the new decade

Science, Dec 03 2009

by Gillian Brassil

July 11, 2010: The Croatian soccer team wins the World Cup. Despite not having qualified to compete, the team shows up …

The Legend of Josiah Stinkney Carberry

Features, Nov 12 2009

by Gillian Brassil

On January 24, 1929, a young, round-faced professor in Brown’s Department of Classics found the key to a glassed-in bulletin board …

The Legend of Josiah Stinkney Carberry

arts & culture, Nov 12 2009

by Gillian Brassil

On January 24, 1929, a young, round-faced professor in Brown’s Department ofClassics found the key to a glassed-in bulletin board in …

Arts Bar

Arts, Nov 05 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Obama To Visual Artists, Writers: De-niedOn Monday night, Obama named the 25 members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and …

From The Editors

From the Editors, Nov 05 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Last Wednesday, after almost a year of procedural hold-ups, Spain’s government began to exhume six mass graves near the Andalusian town …

From The Editors

From the Editors, Nov 05 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Last Wednesday, after almost a year of procedural hold- ups, Spain’s government began to exhume six mass graves near the Andalusian …

Objections

Opinions, arts & cultures, Oct 09 2009

by Gillian Brassil, Jonah Delmar, Tarah Knaresboro, Kaela Myers, Katie Okamoto & John Szymanski

Things, historically speaking, go badly when only one person is allowedto have an opinion.It’s how dictators happen, and Hugo Chavez’s variety …

For the Record

Arts & Culture, Sep 28 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Wolfe Moon,Tallahassee [self-released], 2009 All too often, "local music"is just a euphemismfor "my older brother’sshittypower-pop trio,"but for those of us fortunateenough …

Where My Concerts At

the politics of free concert series’ success

arts & culture, Sep 18 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Pretend, for a second, that you are tasked with finding free summer concerts that moderately-hip urbanites would like to attend, but …

Bring Back the Effigy

all I really want is for people to start burning other people

arts & culture, Apr 30 2009

by Gillian Brassil

All I really want is for people to start burning other people.Don't give me that look—you read the title, you knew …

THE WRITER OF RAVENSDALE

Arts, Apr 09 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Nicholas Mosley is a novelist hailing from London, England. Born into the British upper crust--he carries the title of 3rd Baron …

LET'S DO BRUNCH

Metro, Mar 19 2009

by Gillian Brassil

NICKS ON BROADWAY500 BROADWAYI'm an avid reader of Esquire--but let's not get into that--so I sighed with disappointment when I saw …

PROVIDENCE TALKS: A CONVERSATION WITH ERIC CHAIKA

Metro, Mar 12 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Eric Chaika is a professional tobacconist who runs the Red Carpet Smoke Shop on Waterman Street with his wife, Kim. Bespectacled …

PROVIDENCE TALKS: A CONVERSATION WITH JASON YOON

Metro, Mar 05 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Jason Yoon is the executive director of New Urban Arts, a nonprofit arts organization on Westminster Street that provides mentorship for …

PROVIDENCE TALKS: A CONVERSATION WITH JON BUONACCORSI AND SHEA'LA FINCH

Metro, Feb 26 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Jon Buonaccorsi and Shea'la Finch run Tiny Showcase, an online, well, showcase for small art that has ranged from posters to …

PROVIDENCE TALKS FILM: A CONVERSATION WITH DANIEL KAMIL WITH AN AFTERWORD BY SHOGGY WARYN

Metro, Feb 12 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Daniel Kamil has co-owned the Cable Car Cinema & Caf√© with his wife, Rachel, since October 2008. He hails from New …

PROVIDENCE TALKS: A CONVERSATION WITH JONATHAN THOMAS

Metro, Feb 05 2009

by Gillian Brassil

Jonathan Thomas has been publishing horror stories since 1992. Born in Providence and raised in Woonsocket, he holds a BA and …