Over 2,000 media reformers traveled from all over the country this weekend for the National Conference for Media Reform, hosted by media reform advocacy group Free Press. Panels, workshops, speakers, film screenings, and more energized the national media reform movement over three days at Boston’s Seaport Hotel.
You should come over to Brookline Booksmith tonight at 7, where I'm fucking stoked (um, and maybe a tad frightened?) to be moderating the "Cleveland Confidential" tour.
There are a half-dozen riffs without which punk rock doesn't happen, and
one of 'em belongs to Cheetah Chrome on Rocket from the Tombs' immortal
"Ain't It Fun."
Yorkers are dealing with a lot right now. It's only a matter
of time until the hugliest combover in the annals of hirstute history is splashed all
over the city in "Trump 2012" ads. And the Sox are about to break their
slump, sending the Yankees wiping their $200 million tears all the way
back to the Bronx after this weekend's home opener (fingers crossed!).
It might not be the white picket fence version of the ‘American Dream'-
far from it- but nobody familiar with Wesley Willis' story can deny that
the late schizophrenic-turned-artist and musician's story is pretty
damn incredible. Willis, the man behind "Casper the Homosexual Friendly Ghost" and "I Whupped Batman's Ass" got his unlikely start as a homeless street artist in Chicago, battling his inner
demons with his unique brand of music.
Streight Angular: At ZuZu Bar Monday, April 11 @ 10 pm
Humanitarianism" | With Ashley Judd and Candelaria Silva | C. Walsh
Theatre, 55 Temple St,
Boston | April 8 @ 6:30 pm | 617.573.8680
Boston National Poetry Month Festival | Poetry marathon featuring published poets, celebrities, student participation, and open mike | Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Boston | April 9-10 @ 10 am | bpl.
Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
So you'd rather be known
as mayor of OpenAir than of multiple packies?Yeah. I had a run of several mayorships of
liquor stores. I throw
a lot of parties - what can I say?