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Monthly Archives: July 2012
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Two recent pieces (not to be confused with Reese’s Pieces) about American sportswriters have excluded one name from the roll call of the best at their craft: W.C. Heinz, Heavyweight Champion of the Word as Jeff MacGregor dubbed him in a … Continue reading
Why the Boston Globe deserves your financial support. Details at IGTLTDT.
The Boston Herald had its chicken run. Now the Globe gets to chow down. Details at IGTLTDT.
The not-very-funny Ben Stiller/Jonah Hill movie is a high-powered vehicle for product placement. See details at Sneak Adtack.
U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D-In Restauro) is trying to rebuild some momentum with a “Rebuild Now” campaign that kicked off with this TV spot: Via the Huffington Post: Elizabeth Warren, Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts, released a new … Continue reading
The Romney campaign has posted this web video that purports to summarize his address last week at the NAACP convention in Houston: The video has been widely panned (see here and here for representative samples) as a fantasy film … Continue reading
The Boston Herald continues to ignore Mitt Romney European Follies Tour. See details at IGTLTDT.
The Boston Herald has been so busy clucking about the Chick-fil-A rumpus in the Hub, it failed to fail Mitt Romney for his London Olympics five-ring circus. See details at IGTLTDT.
Former Boston mayor/Vatican ambassador Ray Flynn has cut a TV spot supporting Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R-Hey, I’m Ecumenical!). Via Politico’s Morning Score: Ray Flynn, the former Democratic mayor of Boston, explains why he is breaking from his party to … Continue reading