Tag Archives: The Takeaway

The War Over ‘War of the Worlds’ – Myth or Math?

Conventional wisdom holds that Orson Welles’s 1938 radio broadcast of War of the Worlds terrorized an entire nation. Representative sample from the following day:     But that’s not really what happened, as Jefferson Pooley and Michael J. Socolow chronicled in … Continue reading

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WGBH Sunsets “Eric in the Evening”

From a knowledgeable source at WGBH: Also no word on what/who will replace Eric. Re-reruns of The Takeaway? That’s what ‘GBH seems to do across the board these days. (Full disclosure: The hardworking staff worked hard at WGBH for 11 … Continue reading

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Caught In Southie Catches Lightning

Good for Caught in Southie blogger Peter Gailunas. He caught on both locally and nationally in snowstorm-parking stories about Boston’s 48-hour rule on saving spots. Start with WBZ’s Keller @ Large piece on Wednesday night, in which Gailunas told the … Continue reading

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