Tag Archives: Whitey Bulger

Dead Blogging Alan Dershowitz At Ford Hall Forum

Harvey Silverglate interviewing Alan Dershowitz is ten pounds of lawyer in a five-pound bag. But that’s exactly what Ford Hall Forum presented Thursday night in its program Taking the Stand, which just happens also to be the title of Dershowitz’s … Continue reading

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WSJ: Southie Roils

Friday’s Wall Street Journal featured this piece about the current state of South Boston: ‘Southie': New Blood, Old Problems While Gentrification Spreads, Neighborhood Where ‘Whitey’ Bulger Reigned Remains Rife With Addiction BOSTON—The Owl Station Bar & Bistro offers sushi and … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law: Herald Hits Globe Reporter

Yesterday’s Boston Globe featured this juicy Page One story by Sean Murphy about Lisa Saunders and her magical mystery spot in front of the appropriately named Park Plaza Hotel: As the piece says, “[i]t’s not exactly the crimes of Whitey Bulger,” but … 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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Whitey Wars In Local Dailies

From our Dueling Excerpts desk For the past three days, the Boston Herald has been excerpting columnist Howie Carr’s new book Rifleman: The Untold Story of Stevie Flemmi, Whitey Bulger’s Partner. (The hardreading staff suspects that lots of the book is … Continue reading

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It’s Good To LIve In A Two-Daily Town (Whitey Bulger Moll 1.0 Edition)

The Globe totally pwns the Herald on Teresa Stanley’s passing. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Whitey Bulger Testify Edition)

Will Whitey actually take the stand as his lawyer asserted yesterday? The jury’s still out at the local dailies. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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