The Week That Was

Chronicling the past week via quick links and pithy commentary (trying to put lipstick on the pig that is Tom Brady’s injury edition).

Tom Brady’s season is over: We try to figure out what happens next.

1220992702Oh, right: The t-shirts that celebrate Bernard Pollard.

In praise of pork: After swine was maligned in the media, we reflect on all the ways it’s helped us.

Facts on Track: We correct our gossip girls.

Awkward timing: The reasoning behind why the Patriots Cheerleader calendar dropped on 9/11.

But did he have a little horsey named Paul Revere? The police report that couldn’t help but inspire classic Beastie Boys references.

Floridians think they don’t know Whitey Bulger: We remind them that they do.

Free bird! Erm, Catherine Wheel! Matthew Reed Baker prepares for the Brian Eno/David Byrne concert.

Experts say writing helps to deal with emotional pain: We imagine the missives between the parties involved in the Tom Brady injury.

Hogwash: Jane Swift comes to the defense of Sarah Palin, who wasn’t actually attacked. Is the election over yet?

Kerry-O’Reilly comes down to the wire! No, not really.

We celebrate not dying: But look to the ways the apocalypse may yet come.

Sal DiMasi—wannabe blogger? The Speaker adds tracks to our mix CD at this week’s Wine and Define event.

How Rachael Ray can help state government: $40 a Day could help stop wasteful spending.

HomeRun strikes out: But Peggy Davis-Mullen has a new venture.

The Globe’s bad day: The broadsheet stops the presses, while one of its reporters gets them going in Miami.

Nobody’s going to sit with that reporter in the cafeteria: The Hill and the Hall reviews the fallout from the Herald’s city council story.

Hate new Facebook? Don’t worry. You’ll forget all about it soon enough.

That’s all for this week. If you need us, we’ll be praying that the Matt Cassel era is a good one.