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The mainstream media are all a-Twitter over the decision by Pope Benedict XVI to Vati-tweet the faithful. From Tuesday’s New York Times: Twitter Has a New User: The Pope VATICAN CITY — Now trending on Twitter: Pope Benedict XVI. On Monday, the Vatican announced … Continue reading
The Redemption Unit, that zany tale of hijinx and humanity in a 1970s Boston SSI office (previously serialized in this space), is now available in one convenient, well, unit. Ask for it by name.
(Previously on The Redemption Unit: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII) The CRTs started drifting off one by one. In some cases they found better jobs; in others they just couldn’t face another claimant. Either way their caseloads, as the claimants were known collectively, migrated … Continue reading
(See I, II, III, IV and V) It was something to be in Boston that summer. The spirit of ’76 was everywhere, from the massive fireworks displays on the Esplanade to the stately procession of Tall Ships into Boston harbor to the red-white-and-blue redecoration … Continue reading
(See I, II, III, and IV) Interlude My nom de plume in The Free Nameless News was J. Redmond Tardi, largely because I was late for work all the time. Part of the reason was that I took public (as … Continue reading