MUSIC WRITING

Ty Segall's Manipulator is a roaring, massive masterpiece. ...

Spoon returns with a funky edge on They Want My Soul. ...

Robin Williams, and living with imperfections. ...

Powering through all phases with Pearl Jam's 'Grievance.' ...

Tom Petty turns the Heartbreakers loose on Hypnotic Eye. ...

Ryan Adams skips formality in keeping the spirit of Newport alive. ...

RESTLESS SOULS

SPORTS WRITING

David Ortiz, the saving grace of the 2014 Boston Red Sox. ...

New commissioner Manfred's first task: Keep 'em on the field. ...

The Phillies' mistakes are baseball's cautionary tale. ...

On the future literary stylings of the 2014 Boston Red Sox. ...

Tomorrow doesn't know Jon Lester, and neither do the fans. ...

Looking back at the Red Sox' spotty history developing catchers. ...

CHASING THE SUN

GRAPHIC GOOSE EGGS

WHEREABOUTS

Music: Static and Feedback

Baseball: Saves and Shutouts

Twitter: @NickTavares

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