Monthly Archives: October 2013
When the great Lou Reed died at a very old 71, he made the front page of every New York daily except the Wall Street Journal. Monday’s Page One New York Times obit by Ben Ratliff: LOU REED, 1942-2013 Outsider Whose … Continue reading
From today’s New York Times op-ed page. Five bucks if you can diagram that sentence. Ten if you can translate it.
Among the many joys of reading the Wall Street Journal (A-hed, Arena, Weekend Edition) is columnist Jason Gay. And among his many talents is an uncanny knack for capturing the Boston state of mind. Two recent exhibits. October 21 piece on … Continue reading
Well last night the hardwriting staff was listening to Paris jazz station TSF (because our stereo system is totally shot) when who should come on but Nat Cole singing Walkin’ My Baby Back Home. Representative sample: Our favorite lyrics: … Continue reading
The hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town asked this question two weeks ago. Now the D.C. set is wondering the same thing. Before last night’s World’s Serious Game 2, Politico’s Playbook posted this: SPORTS BLINK – SHAUGHNESSY JINX? Boston Globe A1, “Red … Continue reading
Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, So I read this on MediaPost’s Out to Launch and, yeah, I was intrigued. “If you have a physical copy of today’s New York Times close by, … Continue reading
The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight proceeded apace last Friday, and for the umpteenth time the two local media hall monitors operated in parallel universes. Start, as always, with Underdog Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast featured this lineup of topics: … Continue reading