Tag Archives: Kevin Cullen

Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Half-Baked Edition)

First it was the death of Nelson Mandela. Then Chris Christie’s marathon presser in the George Washington Bridge rumpus. Now it’s Chet Curtis, rest his soul. What do they have in common? All were missed by the Boston Herald’s Press … Continue reading

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MoDo Still Slumming At Whitey Bulger Trial

As the hardworking staff previously noted, New York Times Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd has been hanging out at the James “Whitey” Bulger trial and dispensing her trademark PoMoDo reactions to the proceedings. Wednesday’s installment: Gangsta Guilt Trip BOSTON — Even the … Continue reading

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NYT’s Maureen Dowd Still Slumming At Whitey Bulger Trial

New York Times Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd has parachuted into town a couple of times to cover the James “Whitey” Bulger trial. Dowd kicked off her coverage last month with a column headlined Of Rats and Hit Men, which detailed … Continue reading

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Baby I Won’t Drive Your Carr (Peter Gelzinis Edition)

All the while self-styled vigilante John Martorano has occupied center stage in the James “Whitey” Bulger trial this week, he’s been joined at the hit – sorry, hip – with Boston Herald scribbler Howie Carr, who split a six-figure advance … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr (Hair Mail Edition)

Talk about mailing it in: Apparently Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr can cover the James “Whitey” Bulger trial without actually attending it. First, today’s third-class piece: Johnny’s bad, but not the real rat The worst word you can ever use against … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr

From our Walt Whitman desk By now it’s clear to the hardreading staff – as it should be to everyone – that the trial of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger is about one thing and one thing only: Howie Carr. The Boston Herald … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Bulger (Rat-tat-Ptooey Edition)

The Boston Herald goes all news noir in today’s edition, starting with its Page One “Whitey and Crew in Their Lair” collage. (Just checked – Whitey and Crew aren’t on Pinterest yet) Inside we get this rogues’ gallery of State Police surveillance shots. Crosstown … Continue reading

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Herald Hitches Carr To Globe

Apparently Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr has run out of ways to milk his presence on Whitey Bulger’s witness list, which would presumably keep him from covering the mobster’s trial in person. So the feisty local tabloid has followed in the … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Bulger (Cullen The Facts Edition)

The Boston Herald wants you to know it’s on the Whitey Bulger trial like Brown on Williamson, so they’re running this ad in today’s edition: And here’s an example of that “complete coverage.” Witness ban lifted for Globe duo Judge Denise J. … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Bulger (Can I Be A Witness? Edition)

The Boston Globe is reporting on its website that its reporters can cover the trial of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. Judge rejects Bulger effort to ban Globe journalists US District Court Judge Denise J. Casper ruled today that Boston Globe columnist Kevin … Continue reading

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