Jason Schwartz

Q+A: Keith Lockhart

After 17 seasons conducting the Boston Pops, Keith Lockhart is as much a part of the Fourth of July around here as Sam or John Adams. (Okay, not quite, but it seems that way!)

Q+A: Jeff Idelson

The National Baseball Hall of Fame president talks Fenway Park, Curt Schilling’s bloody sock, and more.

Roll With Rondo

How Rajon Rondo’s older brother moved to Boston and became the NBA’s go-to guy.

Why It Seems Like Old Times: The Red Sox Are a Mess

[sidebar]BASEBALL IS DIFFERENT. It’s a strange, weird world with its own social structures and habits of business. It’s a place where overweight pitchers, instead of humbly copping to indulging in midgame fried-chicken banquets, bellyache about clubhouse snitches (ahem, Mr. Beckett)….

Here’s Bobby Valentine

The new manager of the Red Sox is brash, opinionated….and about to make them a hell of a lot more interesting, whether you like it or not.

Q&A: Seth Meyers

The Saturday Night Live writer on joke etiquette, the Red Sox, and why it’s so hard to make fun of Mitt Romney.

Hubbub with Nick Flynn

If half of what happens in Scituate native Nick Flynn’s memoir took place in a novel, you wouldn’t buy it.

Q&A: Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has won two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards and has spawned two movies. In other words, adults, he’s a BFD.