Tag Archives: Boston Globe

Dead Blogging ‘Colossal’ at Company One Theatre

Well the Missus and I trundled down to Calderwood Pavilion in the South End last night to catch the Company One Theatre production of Colossal and man, it was moving – in virtually every sense of the word. Andrew Hinderaker’s play … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Beethoven’s Ninth in Copley Square

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown yesterday to catch the Handel + Haydn Society’s performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the Boston Globe/WGBH Summer Arts Weekend and, say, it . . . swelled. Thanks to the incomparable Brian O’Donovan and … Continue reading

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Headline New Network: This One’s Better

First in what we expect will be a long-running series Boston Globe columnist Scot Lehigh had a smart column on yesterday’s op-ed page.     Except – all due respect, Editorial Page Editor Ellen Clegg – here’s what the headline should have … Continue reading

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See ‘Irving Berlin’ and Never Hear ‘Suppertime’ the Same

As the hardtrundling staff noted the other day, the Missus and I thoroughly enjoyed the excellent Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin production at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. What we derelictly failed to note was Felder’s moving performance of Suppertime, the song Berlin … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Irving Berlin’ at the Cutler Majestic

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown to catch Hershey Felder As Irving Berlin at Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre (which really is majestic) and, say, it was . . . Swell! Swell! (Your Ethel Merman impersonation goes here.) Hershey Felder – … Continue reading

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Bernie & Phyl Ads Get Phunky

Furniture mavens Bernie & Phyl are like baked beans & cod – New England traditions. For decades the couple – and their kids – have produced the most toe-curling commercials on Boston television. Representative sample:     But now – what should we call … Continue reading

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Newsies: Stop Covering Coverage of Donald Trump

Definition of irony: Journalists lamenting news coverage of Donald Trump’s self-promotional presidential campaign. Representative sample, via the Boston Globe’s Jeff Jacoby. News organizations are under no obligation to provide a platform to every narcissistic buffoon who declares himself a candidate for … Continue reading

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Why Are Mark Halperin and Katie Couric Cavorting with the Romneys?

As the hardworking staff previously noted, Yahoo! News anchor Katie Couric was a (paid?) speaker at this weekend’s Mittapalooza for myriad GOP presidential hopefuls looking for some love – but mostly money – from Mitt Romney’s deep-pocketed friends. But it turns … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Alfred Maurer’ at Addison Gallery

Well the Missus and I trundled up to Andover yesterday to catch Alfred Maurer: At the Vanguard of Modernism at the Addison Gallery of American Art and, say, it was swell. Maurer was an early 20th Century artist who morphed from … Continue reading

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Wait-What? The Entire New York Daily News Is Worth Less Than Its Newsstand Price?

It’s no secret that New York Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman is desperate to unload his Big Town money pit tabloid, but this is ridiculous (via Capital Playbook): “Cablevision’s Dolan to bid $1 for Daily News: sources,” by Post’s Keith J. … Continue reading

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