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Monthly Archives: July 2012
It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Brian Maloney Middlesex Truck & Coach Edition)
Two different worlds, we live in two different worlds . . . See IGTLTDT for details.
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Brian Maloney, Joan Vennochi, Joe Battenfeld, Middlesex Truck & Coach 5 Comments
Great American Sportswriter Lists Lack Heinz Sight
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged A.J. Liebling, Brownsville Bum, Damon Runyon, Frank Deford, George Plimpton, Heavyweight Champion of the Word, Jeff MacGregor, Jim Murray, Jimmy Breslin, Last King of the Sports Page, New York Times, Nicholas Dawidoff, Once They Heard the Cheers, Red Smith, Ring Lardner, Roger Angell, Sports Illustrated, The Professional, W.C. Heinz, Wall Street Journal 1 Comment
It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Boston Globe Child Pornography Edition)
Why the Boston Globe deserves your financial support. Details at IGTLTDT.
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Boston Globe, child pornography 1 Comment
It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Boston Globe Feasts On Chick-fil-A Edition)
The Boston Herald had its chicken run. Now the Globe gets to chow down. Details at IGTLTDT.
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Watch “The Watch” At Your Own (Info)Peril
The not-very-funny Ben Stiller/Jonah Hill movie is a high-powered vehicle for product placement. See details at Sneak Adtack.
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Ben Stiller, Costco, Jonah Hill, Product placement, SneakAdtack, The Watch Leave a comment
Elizabeth Warren Trying To Rebuild Her Campaign
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Elizabeth Warren, Huffington Post, Rebuild Now 1 Comment
Mitt Romney’s NAACP Hallucination
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Boston Globe, Cathy Young, Mitt Romney, NAACP convention, NAACP web video, Neal Gabler 4 Comments
It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Herald Still Mittsing In Action Edition)
The Boston Herald continues to ignore Mitt Romney European Follies Tour. See details at IGTLTDT.
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Boston Herald, European Follies Tour, Mitt Romney 1 Comment
It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Romney Gone Mittsing At The Herald Edition)
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.
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Scott Brown: In Like Flynn
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Boston mayor, Politico Morning Score, Ray Flynn, Scott Brown, Vatican ambassador 6 Comments