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DIG STAFF IS WHAT WE SAY WHEN NO ONE WANTS TO TAKE THE CREDIT FOR IT.
Food and Drinks 

LIQ-ER’D UP: STURDY PORTABLE CUPS FILLED WITH MIXED SHOTS

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Now, we’ll leave it up to you, our responsible readers, to decide if a company giving Bostonians a new way to down shots while on the go is a good idea or not. We will tell you that because it’s launching in town and it involves portable pre-packaged shots, we felt the need to at least alert you to its presence on this Earth. Continue reading

Arts News Opinion 

TRIVIAL PURSUITS: A LITTLE REFERENCE GUIDE OF SCHOOL-BASED INTEL NUGGETS

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BOSTON UNIVERSITY

SOMETHING EVERYONE WILL TELL YOU: They didn’t get in to NYU.
SOMETHING A FEW PEOPLE WILL TELL YOU: That you should hang out at the BU Pub in the Castle, which you should.
SOMETHING NOBODY WILL TELL YOU: They had a great experience renting an off-campus apartment from Alpha Management. Continue reading

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DIG THIS: NARRAGANSETT TALL BOYS + BYOB + BOSTON COMICS ROUNDTABLE

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It’s that time of the week again when we get to tell you about cool things going on in the city. For instance: A party the Dig is throwing for y’all. Continue reading

News Opinion 

SPECIAL MEDIA FARM: SETTLING THE SCORE ON ‘SCOFFLAW’

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Our main intent in calling out the Globe on this ridiculous matter was to mock their utter reluctance to give credit where it’s due. Even when the source is 90 years old. Continue reading

News Opinion 

MEDIA FARM: THE GLOBE RE-WRITES HISTORY TO AVOID GIVING THE HERALD PROPS

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The story continues with King receiving “more than 20,000 entries” including “’boozshevic,’ ‘contralaw,’ ‘klinker,’ ‘lawjacker,’ ‘slacklaw,’ and ‘wetocrat.’” And with “two people [who] independently suggested ‘scofflaw,’ winning $100 apiece.” Thing is, we recall a different chain of events in the Ken Burns documentary Prohibition. Continue reading

News 

BOSTON TROLLING (PART I): YOU PARTIED HARD AT BOSTON CALLING AND THERE’S FACIAL RECOGNITION DATA TO PROVE IT

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Boston Calling attendees didn’t know they were all unwitting test subjects for a sophisticated new event monitoring platform. We’re not talking about old school black and white surveillance cameras. More like technology that analyzes every passerby for height, clothing, and skin color. Continue reading