The Week That Was

Chronicling the past week via quick links and pithy commentary (it’s the end of the economy as we know it, and we feel fine edition).

1222195562We’re pretty sure it doesn’t have bedbugs, guys: Nobody wants to buy David Oritz’s bed.

Reefer madness! Keohane examines the controversy over Question 2.

Will OT mean a win or a loss? We examine the Globe’s new sports magazine.

A race about race: Dianne Wilkerson vs. Sonia Chang-Diaz is going to be ugly.

Chris Botti in Boston: What you need to watch for when PBS airs the concert.

Deval in the details: The governor scores a victory in the fight over police details.

In a week dominated by bad finances, we’re glad someone’s doing well: John Kerry is the richest member of Congress.

We’re rolling our eyes with you: We’re frustrated by the MBTA’s slow march to accessibility, not the disabled passengers who want to ride the train.

Our plan to weather the economic downturn? Gambling and hustling.

Support public radio, and the arts: We round up the fall’s best cultural events.

We don’t care that the lottery has great tickets: We just want the agency to share them with us.

Huh: Lyndon LaRouche is mad at the electorate. Who knew?

They don’t call it traingating: We’re all for mass transit, but how are we supposed to tailgate if we take the commuter rail to Foxboro?

Crisis over! Tom Brady is able to walk.

Boston’s billionaires: Francis Storrs says we have more than Forbes gives us credit for.

Another cautionary tale: Scandal-plagued Globe reporter Tania deLuzuriaga resigns from the broadsheet.

We think we know where the T’s secret chemical sensors are! Anybody else hear a scary alarm at Park Street last year?

Forget the tooth fairy, we’re calling in the big guns: How Santa Claus can save the Turnpike Authority.

Comedy of errors: The American economy may be history, but at least Barney Frank is bringing the funny.

That’s all for this week. If you need us, we’ll be building an ark.