There’s a debate about what was the golden era of BCN. Was it ’68 to ’72, when announcers were turning people on to music?
DIG THIS: CAROLE KING, ART GARFUNKEL, AND MARY LAMBERT
A week of pretty amazing music you guys
INTERVIEW: JOHN HODGMAN
"That’s what put me on The Daily Show as the resident expert, the kind of person that would say with a straight face that Franklin Roosevelt had a hook for a hand but you never noticed it because it’s shaped like a wheelchair."
LEAGUE PLAY: STEVE RAZZANNISI ON DEFLATEGATE, NICK KROLL, AND BOSTON
He rolled down his window as he drove past, after I almost shit my pants, and he just yelled: “Get the fack outta heah.” And I was like, “Ah, welcome to Boston.”
UNQUIET RIOT: MAYOR WALSH PROCLAIMS APRIL 9 “RIOT GRRRL DAY”
“Riot grrrl” is more than an idea for many: It’s a music genre, a subculture, and a way of life.
WRIGHT STUFF: COMEDY LEGEND STEVEN WRIGHT ON LOUIS C.K., LAUGHING, AND DREADING BOSTON2024
On the prospect of the a 2024 Boston Summer Olympics: "It's like really really expensive vandalism."
UN-QUIET WYATT: WYATT CENAC ON SNOWY BOSTON, BLACK HISTORY MONTH, AND JOHN OLIVER
I’ve nothing but nice things to say about Boston crowds. I have nothing but terrible things to say about your sports teams.
ROB DELANEY: HOMEGROWN COMEDY KING CROSSES THE POND FOR TV
“The word ‘meat’ just makes me laugh,” he says.
STONEHAM-ING IT UP: STAND-UP JOSH GONDELMAN ON WRITING FOR JOHN OLIVER, BOSTON, AND WOMEN’S MAGAZINES
Photo courtesy of Josh Gondelman @joshgondelman
You may not even know it, but you’re probably already familiar with the wit and humor of Stoneham-born stand up comedian Josh Gondelman. If not from his stand up, which he’s been doing since 2004 after his freshman year at Brandeis University in Waltham, then by his non-stand up comedy efforts.
He’s currently a web producer and submitter of jokes for HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and a co-creator and co-author of the massively popular