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Phyllis Karas finds Whitey Bulger in California

Phyllis Karas finds Whitey

Good timing
Good timing
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 02, 2011
Eli Pariser is interviewed by Ethan Zuckerman about his new book

Eli Pariser talks about The Filter Bubble

When he was executive director of the progressive advocacy organization Move On, Eli Pariser had the chance to meet lots of fellow liberals. But he had fewer conservative friends, and he worried he was missing out on their perspectives on political and s
News feeding
By ETHAN ZUCKERMAN  |  May 27, 2011
Wesley Stace

Wesley's Stace's sublime puzzle book

Early morning, June 23, 1923, a gunshot wakes the neighbors. The resulting discovery -- two persons poisoned, one shot in an apparent murder suicide -- shakes not only quiet Kensington but also the musical world.
Ah, sweet music
By CLEA SIMON  |  March 04, 2011

The house that House of Sand and Fog built

Andre Dubus III collected me at the Newburyport train station last month when the snow piles were already high. We stopped first for a coffee for the road; he asked all the questions: siblings, hometown, are you married?
Son of a famous-author father, novelist Andrew Dubus III had to write his own way out of a violent youth
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  February 25, 2011
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Michael Patrick MacDonald writes the Dropkicks' backstory

Who is Cornelius Larkin, and how did his obituary come to be on the cover of the new Dropkick Murphys disc, Going Out in Style ?    
Common ground
By CLEA SIMON  |  February 25, 2011