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Love and politics

In Boleros for the Disenchanted , Puerto Rican–born José Rivera looks beyond the fairy dust and sexual spark to probe the full meaning of “till death do us part.”  
Boleros for the Disenchanted ; November ; Martha Mitchell Calling
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 21, 2008

Laurels for a Boston media vet

Congrats to Boston University journalism professor Caryl Rivers, who’ll receive the Society of Professional Journalists’ Helen Thomas Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Breaking down barriers
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 27, 2008


Cinderella has been making her way around New England stages, and whether she had fairy or gold dust in her eyes depended on where you caught up with her.
Cinderella in Beverly and Ogunquit, Martha Mitchell Calling in Lenox
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 29, 2006

Celebrity skin

There were once television news people like Walter Cronkite, Chet Huntley, and David Brinkley — anchors whom you could actually believe.
Couric’s ascent speaks volumes about the state of TV news
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  April 12, 2006

Schmucks unlimited

It’s April, supposedly the cruelest month, but after a winter that seemed like 150 days of March, how bad can it be?
2006: A first-quarter scorecard
By BARRY CRIMMINS  |  April 05, 2006