Tag Archives: It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town

Extra! The Globe Out-Heralds The Herald! (Deval Patrick’s Crack Cousin Edition)

This defies the natural order of things, but hey . . . Friday’s Boston Globe, Page One: Friday’s Boston Herald, page 16 . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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More Than One Hitch To Baker/Polito Union

The shotgun wedding between Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and lieutenant governor hopeful Karyn Polito had its engagement announcement in Monday’s Boston Globe. Running mate issue gets thornier for Charlie Baker Karyn E. Polito, the former Republican legislator who lost a 2010 … Continue reading

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Boston Herald’s BRAmpage, Part Three

The feisty local tabloid’s real-estate crusade continues today, with two full pages dedicated to ripping the lid off Mayor Tom Menino and his Boston Redevelopment Authority marionettes. Of special note is this whack at one BRA member in particular (if you guessed that he … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Miss Da Mayah Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk What will the Boston Herald do when Tom Menino vacates the corner office at City Hall? Probably a  lot more of this: Inside, Menino sort of answers the question . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to … Continue reading

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Globe Has Staggering Ad-vantage Over Herald

Once the Boston Red Sox – sorry, World Series Champion Red Sox – took Game 6, flooded the clubhouse with bubbly, painted the town Red for the rest of Wednesday night, and rode the duck boats into MLB history, it was all … Continue reading

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Herald’s Koji-tations Are Krazy

The hardreading staff gets it that Pennant Fever Grips Hub Tabloid (just check out pages 1 through 5, along with the actual Sports section). But then the feisty local fanzoid goes overboard. From today’s Back Page: Uehara among greats? Really? The guy has 24 … Continue reading

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Russel Pergament’s Jewish News Service Is Totally Old Testament

Several days ago the hardreading staff posted an item about the Jewish News Service running this ad in the Boston Herald but not the Boston Globe. We also said we’d try to contact JNS founder (and inveterate publishing bunny) Russel Pergament to ask, among other … Continue reading

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Did Dan Shaughnessy Jinx The Sox? (II)

As the hardreading staff has noted,  Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy may have given a kayn aynhoreh (evil eye) to the Red Sox with his Sunday victory dance (headline: “Is it really necessary to go to Tampa?”). Because it wasn’t just that the Sox lost last … Continue reading

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Did Dan Shaughnessy Just Jinx The Sox?

It’s called a kahn aynhoreh, “the magical phrase uttered to ward off the evil eye” according to The Joys of Yiddish. And Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy failed to say it in his front-page piece in today’s Sports section. Is it really necessary to … Continue reading

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WGBH Herald Hostage, Day 2

The Kochheads are here! Defenders of conservative billionaire David Koch are going after the liberal activists going after Koch for giving a reported $18.6 to local public broadcaster WGBH over the past three decades. From [Saturday's] Boston Herald: Koch foes blasted … Continue reading

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