Have a very merry Creepy-Romney-Christmas… Continue reading
Author Archives: TOM NELSON
Every so often, we get the chance to bend the ear of one of our politicians. You know, the people who make all the rules we have to follow. She is our State Senator for the Suffolk District, which includes Boston neighborhoods like the Back Bay, Jamaica Plain and Mattapan, amongst others.
Girls making out. Leather and animal print. Epileptic-seizure-enducing strobes. Some dude with what looks kind of like a mullet. No, it’s not a bad night on the town. It’s the video for “Post Physical,” off of Pictureplane’s latest album Thee Physical. If you like what you hear, be sure to stop by their show at Great Scott on Wednesday, July 20, featuring A DJ set by the Dig’s own David Day!
For years, educators and politicians have struggled to find solutions to underperformance in urban schools. The common wisdom is to look inside and examine the teachers and curriculum. Surely the only thing that affects learning is what happens inside schools. Right? Not so much. Boston has started a different approach. Continue reading