Eric Randall

Eric Randall


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

Late-Night Comedy Hosts Foresaw the Keene Pumpkin Festival Riots

Making the riots seem pretty absurd.

Let's Talk About Tom Brady's Coat

No. 12's bold sartorial choice turns the sports media into an episode of 'Fashion Police.'

Throwback Thursday

When the Red Sox were bound to lose in 2004.

The Worst Jeopardy! Interview Ever

A UNH PhD student gained internet infamy for his terrible Alex Trebek interview.

Harvard Chemist Grows Giant Pumpkins

Sometimes, people are just better than you at a lot of things.

Should Massachusetts Ditch EST?

The Globe proposed an interesting solution to our Daylight Savings troubles.

NKOTB Gets Their Hollywood Star

At last, the boy band gets its place on the Walk of Fame.

Throwback Thursday

Boston postcards used to read "You don't know beans until you come to Boston."

Boston Gets Great Yelp Reviews

Who reviews an entire city, anyway?

WBZ Meteorologist's Blooper Goes Viral

Barry Burbank became an internet star for holding his coffee cup upside down.