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Is Tom Menino’s Season Over?

This afternoon, the Herald reports that Mayor Tom Menino will have surgery on the knee he injured during the 2007 World Series celebration. Since we’re […]

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Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment. First MIT students, now the Europeans: A group of Dutch researchers has also hacked the technology […]

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Sarah Palin Likes the Tampa Bay Rays

To us, fans of the Tampa Bay Rays are like unicorns or forthright politicians—they’re rumored to exist, but we’ve never seen them with our own […]

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Cadillac Deval Is Still a Spendthrift

Massachusetts residents, it is time to grab the pitchforks and torches and storm Beacon Hill! As we, the Joe Six-Packs of the Bay State, continue […]

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Cops Need a Time-Out

Not since we babysat our neighbor’s two-year-old kid for gas money have we seen such foot-stomping from someone who’s been told “no” as a group […]

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What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. Can we have another vice presidential debate instead? My friends, that was one dull town hall debate. [Herald] […]

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Own a Red Sox World Series Trophy

It’s a bit early for holiday shopping, but for that real Red Sox fan on your list, the opportunity of a lifetime is fast approaching. […]

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Boston Book Club: The Possibilities of Sainthood

Boston University assistant professor Donna Freitas’ The Possibilities of Sainthood is a young adult novel about Antonia Lucia Labella, a 15-year-old girl who wants to […]

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What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. No clean sweep: The Angels beat the Red Sox in 12 innings last night. Here’s to a productive […]

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The Week That Was

Chronicling the past week via quick links and pithy commentary (all the leaves are brown and the sky is gray edition). What’s more tone-deaf than […]

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The Economy Is Saved!

Joe Six-Pack is gonna be, like, Joe 30-Rack tonight because he needs to celebrate the passing of the bailout measure. Funny how a little bit […]

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Now That’s a Debate!

Much like Stella needed a tropical vacation full of sweet, sweet lovin’ to get her groove back, we needed an all-out brawl to recover our […]

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48 Hours of Freedom

It’s the weekend. You can spend it stocking up on canned goods in case the bottom really falls out of the economy, or you can […]

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Torching Calories in the Pumpkin Patch?

Thanks to years of reading women’s magazines, we can justify calling almost any physical activity a sport. We know that 30 minutes of moderate jump […]

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Vice Presidential Postmortem

Both our local papers celebrate the fact that Sarah Palin didn’t run off the stage crying after the VP debate last night. The Herald exclaims, […]