Eric Randall

Eric Randall

Contributor

Eric joined Boston's digital team in 2012 after getting his start in web journalism at The Atlantic Wire, a sister site to The Atlantic Magazine in Washington, D.C. He is a native of Hingham and a graduate of Yale University where he studied history, wrote for The Yale Daily News, and introduced west coast transplants to the wonders of Dunkin Donuts.

Eric Randall'S latest stories

A Final Farewell to Mike Napoli's Beard

It was the last real holdout from the #GetBeard era. And now it's gone.

Did Bill Simmons or ESPN Come Out Worse?

Bill Simmons picked a fight and made ESPN look pretty bad in the process.

Pretty Much Everyone Was Born This Week

A Harvard economist's data finds particular relevance in mid September.

Where Genius Lives

According to the MacArthur Foundation, they live in California, New York, and Massachusetts.

Why Tesla's Court Decision Is a Big Win

The car company overcame laws protecting car dealerships from direct-to-customer competition.

Throwback Thursday

Troublemaker Anne Hutchinson arrives in Boston.

Two Locals Win 'Genuis' Grants

A lawyer and a mathematician get $625,000 to spend as they please.

Jonathan Papelbon Makes the NFL Look Bad

But the MLB's strong stance on 'crotch grabbing' won't absolve it on domestic violence issues.

No New TV Shows Set in Boston ... Yet

The Boston-based shows are scheduled to debut later in the season.

The Northern Lights Might Be Visible

Astronomers predict that the phenomenon will be visible in the northeast Friday night.