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Aggressive promotion. Thousands of dollars a week. And more confusing options than ever. When did sending your kid to sleepaway camp become the most dreaded part of the summer?


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Executive-Vampire Zeal!

James Wolcott’s blog on is often brilliant, combining ridiculously flamboyant writing with bursts of blistering mean-spiritedness. Wolcott hit Fred Thompson most recently for pandering […]


The Frightening Return of Fitzy

Last week, we turned our eyes to Paul “Fitzy” Fitzgerald, begging him to return to our computer screens with some wisdom about the Patriots videotaping […]


Betting on a Casino Panacea

We don’t like waiting around, so we were a little upset with Governor Deval Patrick last week after he delayed his decision on whether to […]


How to Lose an Election

Just when you thought Somerville had cornered the market on hilarious campaign follies, here comes Cambridge. Gregg Moree, a candidate for city council was charged […]

What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. Our Puritan forefathers spin in their graves: Governor Deval Patrick will announce as soon as today his plans […]

The Week That Was

Chronicling the past week via quick links and pithy commentary (Non video-taped edition). I spy with my little eye: The Patriots do not cover themselves […]

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From senators eyeing the presidency to a mayor ruling over a changing city, here’s what our politicians are up to.

The Willard Mitt Romney Worse Week Than You Award Winner

Mitt Romney has had some pretty terrible weeks, but there’s more than enough bad fortune to go around. Thus, Boston Daily bestows the weekly Willard […]

48 Hours of Freedom

It’s the weekend. You can spend it drinking until 2 a.m. and sleeping until noon, or you can drag yourself out of bed and enjoy […]


Eagle Wants Ring

Of course the whole Patriots thing is completely ridiculous by this point, but just in case anybody thought it couldn’t get any more loony, allow […]


What’s Our Uncle Doing in Sicily?

Like a rare eclipse, the FBI has announced a possible James “Whitey” Bulger sighting in Sicily. And time has not been good to Whitey, if […]

Postponed Baby Postponed

It’s not always easy being one of Boston’s golden boys. Ben Affleck, Cambridge’s own serial Jennifer-dater, makes his directorial debut in next month’s Gone Baby […]



Marijuana legalization, healthcare changes, and all the other referendums shaking up Mass.

The Willard Mitt Romney Worse Week Than You Award Nominees

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve stumbled upon individuals or organizations that have had a Worse Week Than You. Last week, the MBTA had […]

Pats Preview: Week 2

Some NFL analysts study trends. Others study stats. Our man, Gonz, does neither. But that won’t stop him from breaking down each week’s Patriots’ game. […]

What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. Hope you don’t like sleeping: The DCR presented two unsavory options to Back Bay residents: Have all of […]

The Last Word

Your long day of corporate drudgery is over. Get out and enjoy the city! Here are a few ideas to get you started, lovingly picked […]

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