Jess Bean

Squares #8: Erica, Dilboy VFW

by Jess Bean on December 13, 2010

The Holiday Handjobs craft fair at the Dilboy VFW on Friday was so  packed with good-looking people that we could hardly get in the door. Folks were selling art drawn by prisoners in one corner; folks were harmonizing to ukulele accompaniment in another corner. Erica stood out from the crowd due to her fabulous illustrations […]


Review: The Slutcracker

by Jess Bean on December 7, 2010

I’ve wanted to see the Slutcracker holiday burlesque show since it debuted in 2008, but I’ve been too broke to afford the ticket. This year, I’m still broke, but I could no longer resist the siren song of sluts onstage at the Somerville Theatre. The performance on Saturday left me feeling absolutely in love with life, Somerville and […]