Spanning the Web


Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1220457767We imagine his superpower would be rendering a villan’s hands annoyingly sticky: Next Wednesday, comic book fans will get a sneak peek at the Fluff Boy comic book. You can purchase the story of this character from Somerville’s What the Fluff? Festival when the event starts on Sept. 27. [Somerville Journal]


More backstage drama than at the Oscars: Former rivals Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, and Mike Huckabee will all speak at the Republican National Convention tonight. [CNN Political Ticker]

As if we needed another reason to love Joey Mac: Our favorite New Kid stood up for bandmate Jonathan Knight when autograph seekers called the singer an a-hole after he refused to sign their paraphernalia. [TMZ]

Baking up speculation: Many Massachusetts Republicans say they’d like to see Harvard Pilgrim healthcare CEO Charlie Baker run for governor in 2010. [PolitickerMA]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

Pants!!! We may be a little (ahem) older than the target audience, but we love Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.

The final countdown: After catching a glimpse at the Craigie Street Bistrot’s new Central Square digs, we can’t wait for the new location to open its doors.

Image from Union Square Main Streets website