The Globe endorses Charlie Baker. We rant.
BORN TO RUN: GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES CHIME IN ON ARTS MATTER DAY
Back in July, at the Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Arts, Culture, and Creativity in Worcester, Martha Coakley talked herself in circles and Charlie Baker was a no show. With Election Day edging closer, Coakley (D) and Baker (R) have firmed up their respective stances on the arts.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BOSTON’S FILM PROGRAMMERS
Images by Scott Murry unless otherwise noted
One hour before a midnight screening, Mark Anastasio, program manager at Brookline’s Coolidge Corner Theatre, is firming up his pre-show introduction. Tonight’s film is John Carpenter’s classic They Live, the satirical tale of a ...
THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE YOUR LEAST FAVORITE SLUMLORD GOT HIS ASS KICKED BY THE BOSTON CITY COUNCIL YESTERDAY
Given the opportunity to publicly address the grievances leveled against him, City Realty Co-Owner Steve Whalen stood at the microphone, pulled his pants down, and covered the entire chamber in a diarrhea tsunami.
ON THE GRID: CLIMBING THE DORCHESTER GAS TANK IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE AND ART
In 1971, artist and former activist nun Corita Kent was commissioned to tackle the largest copyrighted work in the world: the freestanding Rainbow Swash gas tank towering above the Southeast Expressway off I-93, overlooking Dorchester Bay under the Hub skyline.
FREE RADICAL: MODERN COLLEGE CULTURE RUINS EVERYTHING
I’m not talking about Ferguson, Missouri. I’m talking about Keene, New Hampshire.
MEDIA FARM: IF EBOLA CAME TO SOMERVILLE, THE GLOBE WOULD PRAISE IT AS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AVANT-GARDE VOMIT ART
If Mayor Joe Curtatone peed himself in public and his pantaloons stuck to his pelvis, the Globe would commend him for sporting the same skin-tight jeans worn by his hip constituents.
THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING, ISIS, AND THE BLACK FLAGS OF KHORASAN
Generally speaking, the Tsarnaevs apparently fashioned themselves heroes taking part in an apocalyptic mission to strike at the idea, blasphemous to them, that Boston is a beacon ofliberty in a land blessed by God.
NOVEMBER BALLOT MEASURE MADNESS: 4 QUESTIONS TO HOLD MASS OVER UNTIL POT LEGALIZATION IN 2016
Historically speaking, 54 percent of questions put to Bay State voters have been approved since 1990. This time, after much speculation and signature wrangling—and in one case a court intervention—four initiatives remain from an initial field of 33. So there are really only two questions left: Which ones will pass, and which will flame out?
BLUNT TRUTH: ‘THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HAS BLOOD ON ITS HANDS TODAY’
As the crowd got bigger, the smell of marijuana and the message grew stronger, more specific. “They've taken $3 million of applicant dollars,” said Martin, who along with others questioned what the commonwealth has done with patient and dispensary fees. “Show me the money!”