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Michael Guglielmo soldiers on

Despite his sickness and small stature, Giovanni Guglielmo was a bona fide celebrity.
Giovanni Guglielmo (2006–2012)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 18, 2012

David Wheeler, 1925–2012

Why did news of David Wheeler's death last week come as such a shock?
In memoriam
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 13, 2012

Letter to an Old Contrarian

Most of the classes I had with Christopher Hitchens began the same way.
Christopher Hitchens, 1949–2011
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 23, 2011
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Obituaries Are Gay

Seth Putnam, who succumbed to a fatal heart attack on June 11 at the age of 43, was the leader of some of the most unforgettably (and therefore some of the best-) named bands of all time.  
Seth Putnam, 1968-2011
By NICK BLAKEY  |  June 17, 2011

Tony Cennamo (1933-2010)

Tony Cennamo is synonymous with jazz radio in Boston. A fixture on WBUR from the early '70s to his last late-night show in 1997, Cennamo — who died on June 8 — was lively, outspoken, even outrageous. But his depth of knowledge was irreproachable.
Boston jazz loses a great
By JON GARELICK  |  June 18, 2010

Further thoughts on all things Stooge

Your superior correspondents were tempted to invoke the old cliché, “Great minds think alike.”
Great minds working overtime. Plus, honoring ink-stained wretches, and fond farewells
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 14, 2010


Fading memory

When former Dodgers pitcher Clem Labine died at age 80 on March 2, his death barely got a mention in the next day’s Providence Journal .
The Projo ’s institutional knowledge is on the wane
By IAN DONNIS  |  March 29, 2007