Tag Archives: Names

That’s Just So Well-Earned! (Chet Curtis Edition)

The great Chet Curtis was inducted this past week into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, as the Boston Globe’s Names column noted on Friday. Chet Curtis honored by Mass. Broadcasters Hall of Fame The Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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Seriously? FOURTH Day With No Herald Heaney Obit?

This is really disgraceful: For the fourth straight day the Boston Herald has ignored the death of Seamus Heaney, a major literary and local figure who graced Harvard University with his presence for many years. Here’s who aced out the great Irish … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (More Internet Radio Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk Hey, kids! Mark your calendars! It’s Day Two of the Great Herald Radio Countdown. As the hardreading staff noted yesterday, the Boston Herald devoted two full pages of Monday’s edition to the gala announcement of an Internet radio stream … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Blows Off Story That Vladimir Putin Stole Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring

The Names column in the Boston Sunday Globe featured this item: That’s nothing. Here’s what the New York Post reported about the same event, as the hardworking staff has previously noted: Kraft: Putin stole Bowl ring New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft revealed … Continue reading

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Globe & Herald In Photo Finish With Matt Damon

From our Don’t Know What to Make of This desk This is a headscratcher: Carbon-copy photos in the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald, attributed to different photographers. From the Herald’s Inside Track: Matt Damon: ‘It’s good to be home’ “(Bleeping) disgusting.” Matt … Continue reading

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Taylor Gives Cape House The Swift

Taylor Swift has made a rapid exit from Cape Cod homeownership, which the local dailies are on like Taylor on . . . whoever. From the Boston Globe’s Namesniks: Taylor Swift on serial boyfriends, home buying in Vanity Fair Singer Taylor Swift tries … Continue reading

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Joe K 3.0: My Left Hand

From yesterday’s Boston Globe’s Names column: Congressman Joe Kennedy talks to nonprofits Congressman Joe Kennedy gave a pat on the back to a bunch of nonprofits at a gathering hosted by the Highland Street Foundation. Attendees included Regina Snowden of Partners for Youth With Disabilities,Sana Fadel of … Continue reading

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Gronk: Giving New Meaning To Tight End

Patriot party boy Rob Gronkowski is all over the place – literally and figuratively – these days. Except, that is, at the Boston Globe. The stately local broadsheet has a small item buried in today’s Names column. The feisty local tabloid, though, really goes … Continue reading

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Hey! Watch It, Buddy! (Ebony Winter Gala Edition)

From Wednesday’s Boston Globe Names column: More than 1,800 guests attended the 25th Ebony Winter Gala, held at the Marriott Boston Copley Place Hotel. The event is sponsored by the NABA-Boston in association with The United Minority Professionals. From the … Continue reading

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Names & Facial

Ever since we found out that Mrs. Tom Brady had a Bundchen in the oven, we knew there’d be a race in the news media to announce  the arrival of the Littlest Ugg Model. And on the local dailies front, … Continue reading

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