Chris Faraone

The Ballad of a Mad Fan

Bart Steele wrote a love song to the Red Sox that changed his life—until, he says, Jon Bon Jovi (allegedly!) ripped it off, and changed his life all over again.

Oxy Contest

Two local addicts turned screen-writers vie for the ultimate OxyContinepic. Charlestown’s Johnny Hickey and Southie’s Michael Yebba have plenty incommon: Both spent years mired as addicts in Boston’s OxyContinepidemic, and have since cleaned up and written screenplays about theirlives. But…