Tag Archives: Joan Vennochi

Dead Blogging ‘The Menino Legacy’ At Ford Hall Forum

From our Late to the Party desk: This was actually written three days ago, but we misplaced it. Well the hardworking staff trundled down to the Ford Hall Forum last [Thursday] for The Menino Legacy: Down to the Wire and, … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Hat, What’s Your Murray?

The local dailies have very – all together now – different takes on yesterday’s swan song for Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray. The Boston Globe runs it upper left on today’s front page: The Boston Herald gives it all of Page One: And … Continue reading

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Herald’s Gelzinis: Cahill A Good Guy. Globe’s Vennochi: Good Law, Bad Case

Two different – but not necessarily contradictory – takes in the local dailies about former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill’s close call with the law over financial shenanigans in the Bay State’s 2010 gubernatorial race. First up: Joan Vennochi’s column in Thursday’s Boston Globe: With … Continue reading

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Jury’s Out On Carmen Ortiz

Not-quite-matching her & her columns in the local papers on the topic of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and her (over?)zealous prosecution of Aaron Swartz. Start with Margery Eagan’s column in the Boston Herald: Outrage over zealous feds Statement too little, too late … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Brian Maloney Middlesex Truck & Coach Edition)

Two different worlds, we live in two different worlds . . . See IGTLTDT for details.  

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‘Brady Test’ On Child Pornography Fails To Grade Mom’s Judgment

In her latest Boston Globe column, the estimable Joan Vennochi posits this: THE FUROR over the photograph of Tom Brady’s nude son is all about celebrity, not real outrage over child pornography. For all you splendid readers who’ve been on … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Albert Haynesworth Edition)

Compare and contrast in clear idiomatic English: Boston Herald Inside Track item on freshly minted New England Patriot Albert Haynesworth: NBC football analyst Cris Collinsworth likens the New England Patriots [team stats]’ re-education of new tackle and NFL badboy Albert Haynesworth to “The Taming of the Shrew!” The “Sunday Night … Continue reading

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Boston Herald Whacks Boston Fixtures

Hard on the heels of Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi’s undressing of local macher and new BRA chief Peter Meade comes Boston Herald columnist Christine McConville’s dismantling of Michael Widmer (Massachusetts Taxpayer Foundation) and Paul Grogan (Boston Foundation): Crusaders mum … Continue reading

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Joan Vennochi Required Reading Link (pat. pending)

Boston Globe op-ed columnist Joan Vennochi is always a good read. But often she’s a required read. As in her Thursday column on the wired-like-Con-Ed Peter Meade, who was just appointed head of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, a municipal agency … Continue reading

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Johnny Damonized

Sharp Joan Vennochi piece in Sunday’s Boston Globe headlined “Bronx cheer? Boston’s harsher.” Lede: GO TO New York for affirmation; come to Boston for boos. Every city has its psyche, as Johnny Damon knows. Damon, former hero of the Boston … Continue reading

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