Author Archives: J. PAT

About J. PAT

J. Pat is the Dig's Editor. He will send you an email with an exclamation point in it.
News 

DEAR READER: THE W’S TO PROVE IT

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Sometimes you need to take a step back and remind yourself what it is you do and why you do it in the first place. (W’s two and five, respectively.) Continue reading

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DEAR READER: NOT-INDOORS CAN BE F-CKING EXHILARATING

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See, in the South, we don’t have “summer” the way it’s understood here—we have “outside.” And outside is pretty much just a couple lazy riffs on the same power chord of warm. Sometimes it’s nice, sometimes it’s not-so-nice, but it’s never surprising.

It’s just there, like seersucker and diabetes. Continue reading

News 

DEAR READER: WE GOT THIS

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In the midst of what is our proudest day of the year, when the eyes of the world are upon us, Boston was attacked. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

5 DRINK MINIMUM: PORTER SQUARE WITH J.PAT

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Porter is where I go when I want there to be a finite number of dumb things that I’d be capable of doing in one evening. Like, say, five of them. Continue reading

News 

DEAR READER: OFF WE GO

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Thanks for coming along for the ride. Continue reading

LULZ News 

#DIGSTPATS: MASSMOUTH’S CELTIC CRAIC TRADITIONAL SLAM @ PUPPET SHOW PLACE THEATRE

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MassMouth celebrates these tall tales of regret with a special St. Patrick’s Day-themed Adult Folktale Slam, where each participant has seven minutes to tell an R-rated Celtic legend or fairy tale, the more mythic mischief, the better. Continue reading