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The Arts Seen in NYC (Joan Miró’s ‘Birth of the World’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town to go a-museuming this past weekend and say, it was swell. Having successfully fought our way down a Friday I-95, navigated the obstacle course from the FDR Drive crosstown … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Amazon/Big Town Edition)

From our Peggy Noodnik desk Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan filed a totally clueless piece in yesterday’s edition about Amazon’s folding like origami in the face of predictable opposition to its proposed headquarters in the Queens neighborhood of Long Island … Continue reading

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NYT Fills in Subscriber Blanks With Boston Ads for Crosswords

The New York Times has done two remarkable things over the past five years: 1) shifted from an advertising-driven revenue model to a subscription-based one; and 2) shifted from media outlet largely reliant on print revenues to a majority-digital company. … Continue reading

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New York Times Published a Co-bituary of Lee Radziwill

Not to say that this has never happened before, but Sunday was the first time we’d ever seen if (tip o’ the pixel to The Missus). Robert D. McFadden’s full-page sendoff of Lee Radziwill in Sunday’s New York Times started out … Continue reading

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Bill Belichick Had Dinner Saturday Night with #MarALardass

Forget the upcoming rumpus over who among the New England Patriots will attend a White House celebration of their latest Super Bowl Championship. Grumpy Lobster Boat Captain Bill Belichick, as Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay memorably dubbed him, has … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Tom Kiefer: El Sueño Americano’ at Fuller Craft

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Fuller Craft Museum Saturday to catch Tom Kiefer: El Sueño Americano – The American Dream (through July 28) and say, it was . . . heartbreaking. This powerful body of work features the … Continue reading

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Latest Penance for U.S. Tobacco Companies: Cig Pack Attacks

As the hardworking staff previously noted, U.S. tobacco companies have been engaged in a federally mandated campaign of self-flagellation for the past year. [I]n 2006 Federal District Court Judge Gladys Kessler ruled that the tobacco companies had deceived the American … Continue reading

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Boston News Media’s Althea Garrison Transgender Copout

Yesterday’s Boston Globe Page One piece said it best. Michael Levinson’s report also addressed the indefatigable elephant in the room. Before serving as a state representative from 1993 to 1995, she was outed as transgender when the Boston Herald got … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘TransAtlantic’ at Boston Sculptors Gallery

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown this past Friday to cruise the South End art galleries and say, a lot of what we saw was swell. We started at Ars Libri, where the Robert Klein Gallery has mounted a … Continue reading

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Doug Mills Wins the New York Times ‘Year in Pictures’ Bakeoff

One of the cherished holiday traditions here at the Global Worldwide Headquarters is the Counting of the Photographers in the New York Times Year in Pictures, tallying up which shutterbugs made it and how many of their photos are featured. … Continue reading

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