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On economic development, the Speaker cedes the spotlight

In recent months, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed has emerged as perhaps the state's leading voice for economic revival.
Playing Politics
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  March 22, 2013

Supreme machinations; Fox plays dumb; more bad gamesmanship

Phillipe and Jorge don't know about you, but we would prefer to have our health care options dictated by a guy who dyes his skin orange and chain smokes.
Baa-baaa, orange sheep
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  July 06, 2012

The Big Pink One as Ward Cleaver; game over for Fox; some good old days

Phillipe and Jorge have never understood what happened to Mark "The Big Pink One" Patinkin, whose embarrassing column for desperate housewives is still allowed to appear in The Urinal.
Mad Man
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 22, 2012
 Will Fall 2011 Be The Season for New Nerd TV? (tldr: Nope.)

Will Fall 2011 Be The Season for New Nerd TV? (tldr: Nope.)

With Doctor Who returning to TV with its midseason premiere and Chuck entering its final season, we're guaranteed some staple nerd fodder on TV this...
By Kelly Dickinson  |  August 25, 2011

Photos: Protests of Fox News and Verizon

Members of the Boston Media Reform Network (BMRN) protest Fox News at Beacon Hill on August 4, 2011; Verizon field workers and their allies protested Verizon at Post Office Square also on August 4, 2011.
From Beacon Hill to Post Office Square | August 4, 2011

Web hits Quiet Desperation and Karmaloop are turning Boston into must-see TV

In Boston, there are two nascent examples of Web-video projects getting flipped into legitimate TV deals.
As Seen on PC
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 28, 2011


Review: Bob's Burgers

Maybe it's too soon to worry about the fate of Bob's Burgers — Fox's new animated comedy series doesn't even premiere till this Sunday (January 9) at 8:30 pm. But consider Lone Star .
Medium rare: Can Bob's Burgers make the cut?
By RYAN STEWART  |  January 07, 2011

Interview: Eloise Mumford and James Wolk of Lone Star

James Wolk and Eloise Mumford, the stars of Fox's new drama Lone Star [premiering Sept. 20) are both far more attractive in person than they are on the TV screen.
The stars of Fox's new drama talk Jon Voight and Betty White
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 17, 2010

Interview: Will Arnett

When it went off the air, in 2006, Arrested Development had already cemented its status as one of the great TV comedies of all time.
The actor looks back at Arrested Development and forward to Running Wilde
By RYAN STEWART  |  September 17, 2010
Three hours left: Show runner Howard Gordon talks about 24

Three hours left: Show runner Howard Gordon talks about 24

So what can you do when everybody else over by the water cooler is talking about Lost? You do what you have to do. First...
By webteam  |  May 17, 2010

Torchwood comes to America?

American fans of the BBC's Doctor Who spin-off, Torchwood, will now be able to watch new episodes on their TVs instead of the internet: Fox...
By Maddy Myers  |  January 19, 2010

Going Mental

Fox's new drama Mental (Thursdays at 9 pm on Fox) is House with a thoroughly likable doctor at its center, but it won't have half the shelf life of its predecessor.
Fox's new psych-doc drama
By DAVID KRONKE  |  May 29, 2009

Interview: Joss Whedon

When I first reach Joss Whedon — the director, writer, and producer who is perhaps best known as the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer — at his office at Fox Studios in Los Angeles, it's about 9 am his time, and it sounds as if I'd caught him befor
Cult of personality
By SHARON STEEL  |  February 09, 2009

Review: Dollhouse

Joss Whedon continues to fight the darkness
Joss Whedon continues to fight the darkness
By SHARON STEEL  |  February 09, 2009

Backlash blues

Most big news stories fit the snowball metaphor, with an isolated fact or two slowly gaining significance and momentum over a period of days or weeks.
Will the Larry Craig scandal bolster anti-gay bias?
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 06, 2007