Tag Archives: Harvard University

Opioid-Pushing Sacklers Administer Advertising Methadone

Let us now speak of the Sackler brothers – Arthur, Mortimer, and Raymond – patriarchs of the pharmaceutical-fueled family that has made billions of dollars from the sale of OxyContin, the marketing of which has undeniably triggered America’s current opioid … Continue reading

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Liz Warren Groupies Ad to Their Daft Draft

For months now the Loony Left has been chasing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Sort of No) to join the presidential scrum the way Vladimir Nabokov chased butterflies to join his collection. Now they’ve ad-ed this (via Politico Playbook) in the Concord Monitor.   … Continue reading

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Headscratching Stats o’ the Weekend

The hardditzing staff (mistakenly) thought Labor Day Weekend meant you should work all three days, so here are some of the startling statistics we came across. • From the New Republic’s 9/15 edition (sorry, no link: #TNRblows): Most Americans can name … Continue reading

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Why the WSJ Is a Great Newspaper (Mark Zuckerberg Grows Up Edition)

From Monday’s Wall Street Journal front page: For Mark Zuckerberg, Tumult and Turnaround MENLO PARK, Calif.— Mark Zuckerberg needed help. Facebook Inc.’s initial public offering in May 2012 had been a mess. And after turning a website born in his college dorm room into … Continue reading

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Seriously? FOURTH Day With No Herald Heaney Obit?

This is really disgraceful: For the fourth straight day the Boston Herald has ignored the death of Seamus Heaney, a major literary and local figure who graced Harvard University with his presence for many years. Here’s who aced out the great Irish … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘The Zoroastrians Of India’

Yesterday the Missus and I trundled over to Harvard University’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts to catch Sooni Taraporevala’s Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India at the Sert Gallery. And it was good. From the Sert Gallery’s website: The result of … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Let’s All Go To The Lobby . . . )

Influence peddling is the order of the day at Boston’s local dailies. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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