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For the Love of God, Put #MuseumSelfie on the Shelfie!

The hardflinching staff has noted on several occasions the recent proliferation of museumgoers whose sole purpose is to record their presence adjacent to works of art, rather than actually looking at them. As if that wasn’t bad enough, now the art … Continue reading

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Erin Andrews Is Not a ‘Journalist’ – She’s a Huckster

First: The hardworking staff is at great pains to say that this is no Kirk Minihane-esque hit on Fox Sports personality Erin Andrews. We have no idea how good she is at her job since we’ve never seen her doing … Continue reading

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Boston ‘Dream’ Doc Thomas Graboys Gets Elegant Farewell

Tom Graboys was someone special. From his sweet Boston Globe sendoff by Bryan Marquard: Dr. Thomas Graboys, 70; cardiologist, writer On hospital rounds Dr. Thomas Graboys listened carefully to a chorus of beating hearts, placing his stethoscope on the warm, damp … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Jimmy Tingle Edition)

The hardworking staff yields to no man in our admiration for local comedian Jimmy Tingle, but we really must take issue with his statement in yesterday’s Boston Globe piece by Eric Moskowitz about whether the Hub of the Universe has an … Continue reading

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Liz Warren Groupies Ad to Their Daft Draft

For months now the Loony Left has been chasing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Sort of No) to join the presidential scrum the way Vladimir Nabokov chased butterflies to join his collection. Now they’ve ad-ed this (via Politico Playbook) in the Concord Monitor.   … Continue reading

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Romney for President: InterMittion!

From our new Mitt-Mash desk The indefatigable Andrew Kaczynski posted this listicle on BuzzFeed yesterday. 31 Completely Normal Things Mitt Romney Did After Losing The Election The candidate’s daughter-in-law has run an active mommy blog for years and it’s full … Continue reading

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Wait! A City Hall Plaza Redesign! (Exhibit Chumpteen)

From our Late to the Renovation Party desk Here we go again. In his State of the City address on Tuesday, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh promised to “reimagine City Hall Plaza as the thriving, healthy, innovative space that it should … Continue reading

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Scott Brown Is the Political Equivalent of Bubbles in ‘The Wire’

Downturn Scotty Brown (R-Girl Trouble) has now been reduced to this (via John DiStaso in NHJournal): BROWN OFFERS HIS HELP. Scott Brown told us back in December that he intends to play a role helping Republican presidential candidates get to … Continue reading

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Why Boston Would Be Screwed by the 2024 Olympics

TO: No Boston Olympics FROM: The hardworking staff RE: Ammunition You guys, Good work so far on the Cassandra front regarding the Greek tragedy that the 2024 Olympics would visit upon the local environs. Here’s one more warning you might … Continue reading

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Could Scott Brown Run for U.S. Senate in . . . California?

From our Late to the Revival Party desk It’s hard to believe that Downturn Scotty Brown (R-Girl Trouble) might ever run for higher office again, but then there’s this from yesterday’s New York Times First Draft: Boxer’s Retiring, and Ad Agencies … Continue reading

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