Monthly Archives: October 2004

Boston Police to “Take Out” Hooligans

All of Boston remains horrified at the tragic death of journalism student Victoria Snelgrove at the hands of Boston Police last Thursday morning. Investigations into training and use of "non-lethal" pellet guns are ongoing, following revelations that the police commander … Continue reading

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Sliding Into Second

Apparently, as the race for the presidency tightens, the jockeying for position is becoming intense.  Both campaigns are trying hard to push their candidate into – second place. This is to take advantage of the well-established "underdog effect", where Americans … Continue reading

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We’re All Naked Under Our Clothes

A developer in Tokyo has created an add-on for Vodafone handsets that’s meant to be used as a night filter to let people take pictures with their phones in the dark. Unfortunately, the night vision camera has an unexpected side … Continue reading

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A Sense of Sartorial Decorum

Watching the Red Sox in the World Series is completely different than watching them clutched in a Death Struggle with the New York Yankees.  Much easier to relax and enjoy the action, even when the Sox blow a FIVE RUN … Continue reading

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Only in America

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WBUR Steals Dowbrigade Lunch Money

We knew something was up as soon as we arrived to work yesterday morning to find our building surrounded by cops, squad cars illegally parked on each corner, and a line of Boston City and State Police motorcycles out back, … Continue reading

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Trades Alex Rodriguez to Kim Jong-Il: More Proof of Links Between the Evil Empire and the Axis of Evil New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner acquired a nuclear weapon today in a transaction that sent slugger Alex Rodriguez and an … Continue reading


We Warned Our Students

We warned our students to stay away from Kenmore Sq. Although it is practically part of the Boston University campus, Kenmore Square, the Foyer of Fenway Park, crowned by the iconic CITGO sign, has become Celebration Ground Zero after any … Continue reading

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Comic of the Day – Ted Rall

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Heroes and History

Somewhere in America a young mother without a job waits in line six hours to get a flu shot for her undernourished baby. Somewhere in Africa a nurse with AIDS works taking care of others until the day she is … Continue reading

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Bloody Sox

A magic night of baseball in the Bronx. This was our kind of baseball game; 9 well-played innings, a crisp 3 hours and 45 minutes, bizarre, controversial plays, Sox stained red with blood, enraged Yankees fans pelting the field with … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

BANGALORE, India — Police have shot dead India’s most wanted bandit, Koose Muniswamy Veerappan, accused of chopping up many of the more than 100 people he killed, officials said yesterday. Every once in a while, there come along Very Bad … Continue reading

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