Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
Emerson College -
Walker BuildingCindy Rodriguez
Just now, you snagged
this mayorship back from your chief Foursquare competition, "Michelle Z." What's
your strategy for defeating her?
Via Harmonix dude Sean Baptiste's Twitter feed comes this dispatch from the BPD's Twitter feed from not long ago:
Boston_Police INJURED OFFICER: Officer from district 4 transported to Beth Israel Hospital, human bite to arm, suspect in custody. 20 May 2009 from TwitterBerry
Last week, two young women were arguing about the color of zombies in a waiting room at Mass General. When a doctor appeared, they asked her for an opinion on whether zombies should, by rights, be green or gray. The doctor thought for a second and said, "I don't know, but I'll ask my friend Dr. Schlozman -- he's been driving us nuts all week trying to get us to watch zombie movies."
Actor Woody Harrelson has claimed his recent attack on a TMZ photographer was all a big misunderstanding: he simply thought the man was a zombie.
"I wrapped a movie called 'Zombieland,' in which I was constantly
under assault by zombies, then flew to New York, still very much in
character," Harrelson said in a statement issued Friday by his
The Weekly World News may be dead -- long live the Weekly World News -- but who needs it when we've got Boston Herald covers like this one? We were reminded today that the WWN -- bless its putrid, beautiful soul -- perished not because its niche shrank, but precisely because the opposite happened: its practice of fabulism, shameless hyperbole, and proud, profound disdain of anything so mundane as "the facts" metastasized into general practice for the mainstream media.