Newton native B.J. Novak became famous by writing for and acting in The Office. For his next act: literary fiction. The comedian (and Harvard lit grad) snagged a seven-figure, two-book deal from Knopf last year, and his debut effort, One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories, arrives February 4.
Best known as Ben’s brother, Casey Affleck has had a pretty good career in his own right, including an Oscar nomination for his supporting role in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Now he’s starring alongside Christian Bale in Out of the Furnace, out December 6.
He may have won an Oscar for The Descendants, but some of his best memories come from his childhood summers on Nantucket. He tries to capture that nostalgic feeling in his new film, The Way, Way Back.
In February, WEEI let go of its longtime star Glenn Ordway, replacing him with Mike Salk—a Sudbury native now paired with Ordway’s former cohost, Michael Holley.
When Jenny Dell took as NESN’s Red Sox sideline reporter last year, the job came with even greater challenges than usual. But with spring training in full swing, Dell is back on the job for what everyone hopes is a very different season number two.