The Week That Was

Chronicling the past week via quick links and pithy commentary (we’re on summer hours edition).

Maria Menounous on the Obama family interview: She tells us how it all went down.

The Celtics kept the party going: And we were there.

This Internet thing could be huge! Michael Felger tells us why he forsake the Herald and ESPN 890 for WEEI.

It’s the one time Gisele Bundchen made us recoil in horror: Thanks, but we’ll skip the acid-wash butt-bearing cutoffs.

We can’t miss you if you won’t go away: Candice Houlihan creeps closer to the end of her 15 minutes.

Give a band a break: Help WFNX choose Coldplay’s opener.

The Democrats aren’t dull bulbs: The Massachusetts delegates get creative to offset their carbon footprint.

Boston is proud to be so gay: Unlike some states, South Carolina.

iPhone mania continues: The Boylston Street Apple Store had no line because they were fresh out of 3Gs.

Apparently, Tom Menino prefers the John Cougar incarnation: Hizzoner botches John Mellencamp’s name at a Farm Aid appearance.

Orrin Hatch expresses his love for Ted Kennedy: And writes him a song. Aww.

Jonathan Papelbon meets the New York press: Profanity and exhaustion ensue at the All-Star Game.

Barack Obama’s a Leo? That explains so much.

On the positive side, he’s probably lost larger sums in the couch cushions: Mitt Romney gives up hope of recouping his $45 million investment in his campaign.

Breathtaking in a bad way: The Big Dig will cost us $22 billion.

We love him when he’s earnest: Noted fashion photographer Nigel Barker says this weekend’s shark hunt on the Vineyard is cruel, and he’ll have the pictures to prove it.

Julie Donaldson goes on the offensive: She gets a big-time lawyer and PR firm to help her through the case against her allegedly abusive boyfriend.

Movie metaphors for the Turnpike Authority’s fiscal crisis: Thelma and Louise just doesn’t cut it.

That’s all for this week. If you need us, we’ll be on the beach.