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Joey Fitz’s Hero Fetish

In our little editorial warren here at Boston magazine, we have a cubicle wall which we call “The Wall of Ignominy.” On it are many […]

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Questions With. . . Jake Gibb

At first glance, beach volleyball and Boston would seem to go together like cautious drivers and a rotary, but that hasn’t stopped the AVP Crocs […]

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Jose Offerman Finally Makes Contact

Just when the baseball world thought it was safe from Jose Offerman’s tin glove and hollow bat… well it’s not. And apparently his bat isn’t […]

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Just When You Thought it Was Safe…

… To go in the water in Chatham, the harbor master warns beachgoers to stay alert for seals after sharks took giant bites out of […]

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The Last Word

Your eight hours of corporate drudgery are over. The evening is all yours! Get out of your overpriced apartment and enjoy the city. Here are […]

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BostonNow: Making, Then Breaking, the News?

Under a Herald-on-training-wheels headline, “Cop’s porn star photo op flop” the daily rag BostonNow claims that the Massachusetts State Police is investigating a trooper who […]

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When It Comes to Killing, Who’s Worth More?

AP has a story today about a Hartford minister who is claiming that cops and media pay more attention to white murder victims than black […]

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Mitt, How Could You?

Mitt, we’ve been through a lot together. Massachusetts fell in love with you back in 2002 with your big head of hair and the story […]

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Boston Loves Talking About Self, Others

The Globe reports today that Boston is the “bloggiest city” in America, according to OutsideIn.com. We edged out Philadelphia, home of our sister blog, by […]

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International School of Foul Language

I’ve been hooked on crime logs for years, particularly those run by the South End News and the BPD’s blog. The best ones portray unhinged […]

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Soul-Crushing Scofflaws

Alas, poor Bossie, we hardly knew ye. Bossie the Cow, who became famous for her markings that look like the beloved Old Man of the […]

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Annals of Shrill Self-Importance

The Globe had a story yesterday on Cornel West, the black scholar whose spat with former Harvard head Larry Summers prompted him to decamp the […]

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Is Everybody On Vacation?

When my alarm clock awakens me to the dulcet tones of NPR, I generally lay in bed for a minute to hear the weather and […]

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Title IX for Female Bloggers?

Ellen Goodman’s column today addresses how the blogosphere has become to the left what talk radio is to the right: Specifically, a platform for shaved […]

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Girl Fight!

In response to the YouTube hit “Obama Girl” — in which an attractive, twenty-something brunette gushes about her crush on the senator from Illinois — […]