Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dead Blogging ‘Horace and Agnes’ at the Griffin Museum

Well the Missus and I trundled out to Winchester yesterday to catch Horace and Agnes: A Love Story at the Griffin Museum of Photography and, say, it was swell. Because Horace and Agnes were there!     The happy couple … Continue reading

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Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Legendary ‘Arthur’ Edition)

After our Waterloo Sunset interlude the other day, the hardwaxing (nostalgic) staff couldn’t get the Kinks out of our mind’s ear. Especially their greatest album, Arthur. From AllMusic: Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) extends the … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging the New Harvard Art Museums

Well the Missus and I trundled over to Cambridge the other day for a preview of the newly renovated/reinvigorated Harvard Art Museums (Fogg Museum+Arthur M. Sackler Museum+Busch-Reisinger Museum under one – controversial! – roof) and, say, it was swell. First, the … Continue reading

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Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Waterloo Sunset Edition)

Twice in the past week the hardworking staff has been in local establishments – The Ludlow Shop in Copley Place and Panera on Huntington Avenue – that played a song we haven’t heard in – what? – at least a dozen years.   … Continue reading

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Auction House Bakeoff in NYT!

It’s art auction season in the Big Town, and the Big Houses are having a swell donnybrook in the ad pages of the New York Times. What follows is a representative sample from Sunday’s Grey Lady. Start with Southeby’s.       … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Awake and Sing!’ at Huntington Theater

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Huntington Theater last night to catch its new production of Clifford Odets’ Awake and Sing! and say, it was . . . swellish. Let’s start with the blurb the Huntington is using: “Feels … Continue reading

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Best-Dressed President? You’ll Never Guess

From our Tip o’ the Pixel to the Missus desk Now that the 2014 midterm elections are over, we can turn to the really important political issues. To start us off, Racked has helpfully provided a carefree romp through presidential … Continue reading

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Saddest. Headline. Ever. (Alex Rodriguez Edition)

Your humble Made Yankee Fan in Boston has had his ups and downs over the past 40 years, but this just might be the downest. From Thursday’s New York Times:     As Henry II might say, Who will A-Rid me of … Continue reading

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Why Are the News Media Ignoring Evan Falchuk?

Is it just us, or is the Massachusetts news media ignoring at least the subhed from last night’s election results? Try this: Martha Coakley Loses to Evan Falchuk Here’s the final vote tally (via the Boston Globe): What Falchuk has … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder Who the CIA Is Following on Twitter?

We know – you just hope it’s not you. And it’s not. The Central Intelligence Agency is using Twitter to gather intelligence from these 26 feeds: Interesting. Wouldn’t you think the spooks would be following, we dunno, Hamas Global PR maybe? … Continue reading

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