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PARTY ON THE M(B)TA: DRINKING ON THE SILVER LINE FOR BOSTON IDEA WEEK

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Transit officials put their monument of bourgeois excess to good use. They brought in couches. There was a beer and wine vendor, plus giant A-frames for people to graffiti with suggestions. In the words of former Boston City Councilor Mike Ross, who hosted the festivities with the joking swagger of his roastmaster surnamesake Jeffrey, it was “probably the first time most of those present drank legally in an MBTA station.” Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: WE DON’T WANT NO STINKING OLYMPICS

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Keep the Olympics in Sochi, Rick Perry sucks, the neocons are back, and a belated farewell to a right-wing blowhard. Continue reading

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SPECIAL GRAD EDITION MEDIA FARM: FAMOUS LONG AGO, IMPORTANT TODAY

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While you’ve been overwhelmed by obnoxious prize day speeches and endless self-help bullshit written by assholes who only graduated recently themselves, there’s at least one work of local inspiration that can help lead the way … Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: BENGHAZI, DONE GHAZI

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What we mostly saw was a rhetorical mountain of garbage parsed into two heaps: trite guilty liberal pandering, and predictably reactionary xenophobia cloaked in a concern for privacy rights. Continue reading