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

Athens Isn't an Olympic Model

With Olympic infrastructure abandoned and in disrepair, Athens' Olympic experience isn't one for Boston to emulate as it mulls a bid.

Australian Newspaper Photoshops a Marathon Victim's Image

Not a smart move.

Throwback Thursday

It's the anniversary of the day Ted Williams spit at his fans. Twice.

'Hate Maps' Give Boston Some Life Force

They show the most hated sports teams by region and contain some good news for us.

The 'Redskins' Controversy is Back in Boston

With the Patriots facing the Washington team in preseason this week, the controversy around use of their name in the media grows.

Watch Taylor Swift Sing to a Children's Hospital Patient

The pop star paid young patients a visit this weekend.

Goodbye to All That Beard

The trade of Jonny Gomes feels like a real, final end to the #GetBeard era.

Throwback Thursday: The Battles Over Boston Light

When the revolutionaries confronted the British on the little island.

Who Names Their Baby Boston?

The name 'Boston' has been on the rise in recent years.

Massachusetts Is for Cat Lovers

Welp, we have the highest ratio of cats to dogs in the United States.