Jason Schwartz

The Newton native joined the Boston magazine staff in the summer of 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied history and wrote for the student newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian. His writing has also appeared in The Boston Globe, The Patriot Ledger, The Pennsylvania Gazette, and New Jersey Monthly. Additionally, Schwartz has fond memories of the 1996 Final Four UMass men's basketball team and a soft spot for former Celtic Dino Radja, if anyone would care to discuss.

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Q&A: Stephanie Cutter

CNN’s Crossfire is back! And cohost Cutter wants to go beyond the talking points.

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The Vision Thing

Mayor Menino and the city—and job—he loved.

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Tom Menino’s Greatest Hits…And Misses

A look at the best and worst of his time in office.

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The Same Old Vote

How the senior set manages to dominate city elections, time and time again.

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Never Forget the Butt Fumble

ESPN is retiring the play, but it will forever live on in our hearts.

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John Connolly’s Education Paradox

The education candidate doesn’t seem to want anyone to know he went to Harvard.

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Menino Doesn’t Care About Your Casino Vote

... which is why the local referendum probably won’t be held on Election Day.

Arts & Entertainment

Q&A: Taylor Schilling

Schilling stars in the much-buzzed-about Netflix series Orange Is the New Black.

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Maybe the Candidates Are Better At Twitter

At least a few mayoral wannabe feeds are getting more lively.

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Boston: World Class City?

This guy’s sign at last night’s Sox game is definitely not world-class status.

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The Anatomy of a Freak Out

Reliving that time when Boston lost it over Tom Brady’s knee.

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The Demise of 38 Studios: One Year Later

Curt Schilling reveals he had a heart attack and that, yes, he still blames Lincoln Chafee.

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Menino Tells Suffolk Downs to Stop Horsing Around

The casino negotiations just got a bit testy.

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A Boston Jewish Political Dynasty in Mind?

That’s what Josh Zakim has in mind, along with a few other things.

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John Henry: Red Sox AND Globe Boss Man

On one hand, it makes total sense; on the other, it’s still a little jarring.