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Dead Blogging ‘Harlem: In Situ’ at Andover’s Addison Gallery

Well the Missus and I trundled up to Andover the other day to catch the current exhibitions at the Addison Gallery of American Art and, say, they were uniformly swell. Don’t let the “gallery” designation fool you – the Addison … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Asked Campaign Outsider What He Should Do!

From our Whiskey Tango Foxtrot desk Here at the Global Worldwide Headquarters, the hardworking staff has gotten used to receiving missives from the ATM wing of the Republican Party, having once subscribed to the late, lamented Weekly Standard, which clearly … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Presidential Bakeoff 2020™ (Part 3)

Latest in our ongoing series Itemizing this one deduction as NBC gets ready for the first Democratic debates on June 26-27 by assigning one moderator for every two candidates (that would be five – count ’em, five – moderators if you’re … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (‘Summer with the Averys’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to check out this that and the other thing and, say, it was swell. After the usual funhouse ride through Six Flags Over Midtown Manhattan, we headed … Continue reading

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Juul Labs’ Vape-and-Mirrors 21+ Advertising Campaign

Juul Labs, which owns 75% of the e-cigarette market and is valued at over $38 billion, has been running a series of full-page ads in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal that are at best misleading – and … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Sondheim’s ‘Pacific Overtures’ at Lyric Stage

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Lyric Stage Company to catch Stephen Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures (music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman) and say, it was . . . subarashi. This startling, entertaining, and thrilling masterpiece … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Anne Adams, Television Producer Extraordinaire

I loved working with Anne Adams at WGBH’s Greater Boston, where she was supervising producer from 1998 to around 2006. She was smart, funny, and cynical – everything you could ever ask for in a co-worker. And now she’s gone. … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Presidential Bakeoff 2020™ (Part 2)

Itemizing a few deductions now that Joe Biden has concluded his to-be-or-not-to-be-a-candidate interior monologue. Item: The hardworking staff will be president before Bill de Blasio is This is just idiotic. Bad enough that the 2020 Democratic presidential field includes the … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider’s Presidential Bakeoff 2020™ (Part 1)

Itemizing a few deductions on the state of the Democratic Presidential Primary now that the number of declared candidates has hit the Big Two-Oh. From the New York Times:                 Then there are … Continue reading

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Oh No the New York Times Di’int Print ‘Fucked’ on Page One!

Hey, the Nude York Times is one thing. But the Crude York Times is something else. From today’s front page: Of course, that should come as no surprise after the Grey Lady printed Donald Trump’s Access Hollywood grab ’em boast verbatim … Continue reading

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