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Marlon Wayans on frighteningly funny ‘A Haunted House 2′

“I think a lot of funny people are really tormented souls. I’m not. I’m just crazy,” admitted Marlon Wayans in a loud, boisterous voice at a roundtable discussion at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Monday morning. The youngest and arguably most successful sibling of the comedic Wayans family franchise is currently on a multi-city press tour to […]

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ packs more action, substance than first installment

Unless you have been hiding under a particularly large and soundproof rock over the last couple of years, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ve heard of The Avengers , the 2012 superhero movie that combined a roster of Marvel Comics’  most iconic characters into a single movie. The conclusion of Phase One of the “Marvel Cinematic Universe,” […]

Simmer Mag caters to student foodies all around Boston

The student-dining dilemma can be a difficult problem to solve. Few things are as frustrating as finding the perfect sushi restaurant, only to discover a single roll would cost about as much as a six-hour shift at your work-study job. Or maybe you found the perfect dessert recipe online — except for the fact that […]

Absence of confidence kills cat: Jagwar Ma at Sinclair

When Jagwar Ma performed at The Sinclair in Cambridge on Tuesday evening , it should have been a party. Their debut Howlin’ , one the most well-rounded releases of 2013, radiated every good thing about indie dance-pop. For such beautiful song-makers, especially ones who create such upbeat electropop, you would expect Jagwar Ma to put […]

The Black Keys’ ‘Turn Blue’ makes us green with new single ‘Fever,’ hope not lost

When Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of The Black Keys released their debut album The Big Come Up in 2002, they were two fairly unknown, geeky 20-somethings from Akron, Ohio. Oddball musicians with a sense of humor and a love for raw, unfiltered music, they interspersed punky, bluesy, just-the-good-stuff rock ‘n’ roll with tiny skits and sarcastic ‘50s-style […]