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Is The Irish Times Reviewing Kevin Cullen’s Reporting For It?

The rumpus over Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen’s Boston Marathon bombings coverage has gone trans-Atlantic, as this Irish Times piece illustrates. ‘Boston Globe’ columnist Kevin Cullen put on administrative leave Journalist’s coverage of Boston Marathon bombings to be examined after … Continue reading

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Dunkin’ Channeled Boston Globe in Dumping Hill Holliday

Wednesday’s Boston Globe featured this Jon Chesto piece on its first Business page. Snappy lede: “Hill Holliday no longer runs on Dunkin’.” The Canton-based chain dropped its ad agency of two decades and moved its account to New York shop BBDO Worldwide. “Every … Continue reading

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A Jason Gay Ol’ Time (Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry Edition)

From our blessedly endless series Leave it to the redoubtable Wall Street Journal columnist (and Massachusetts native) Jason Gay to nail the New! Improved! Boston Red Sox/New York Yankees basebrawl rivalry. Gay’s latest piece begins in his usual leisurely style. … Continue reading

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Boston Almost Beats Brooklyn in Guggenheim Fellowships

Well, the Boston area, anyway. Yesterday’s New York Times featured this full-page ad listing the 2018 Fellows (United States and Canada) appointed by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. By our count, the Greater Boston area garnered 17 Fellowships, while … Continue reading

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New York Times Beats Boston Globe on MFA Mummy DNA

The Boston news bakeoff between the Big Town and the Beanie Town usually goes to the local broadsheet, but not yesterday. The New York Times Science section featured this piece by Nicholas St. Fleur. Cracking a Cold Case The F.B.I. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Flacks Howie Carr Book Flacking Donald Trump

Our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town have amply chronicled Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr’s relentless pilot fishy suck-up to the Onanist-in-Chief. Now the Accidental President has returned the favor. Late last night @realDonaldTrump tweeted this. In reality nobody’s talking about it, … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Backwards Museum Mile Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town the other weekend to see what we could see and say, it was . . . cold. But the artwork was swell. We hit the city around three o’clock … Continue reading

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It’s InternADtional Women’s Day at the New York Times!

As the New York Times notes in this piece today, the 2018 version of International Women’s Day has a special dimension to it. International Women’s Day 2018: Beyond #MeToo, With Pride, Protests and Pressure ROME — In the era of … Continue reading

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Serena Williams Now Looks to Re-produce On the Tennis Court

For those of you keeping score at home, it’s been five months since Serena Williams almost died giving birth to her daughter, Olympia. But now Williams is ready to see her tennis career reborn, as Sports Illustrated notes. Williams restarts … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Inventur’ at the Harvard Art Museums

Well the Missus and I trundled over to Cambridge the other day to catch Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55 at the Harvard Art Museums and, say, it was wunderbar. From their website: The first exhibition of its kind, Inventur examines the highly … Continue reading

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