Peter Gelzinis

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Lynch’s left flank

US Representative Stephen Lynch has held Massachusetts’s ninth congressional district since 2001 — a fact that has irritated the state’s liberals ever since.
The Southie Congressman may have pushed progressives too far this time.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 02, 2010
Herald on Gates: all Sharpton, all the time

Herald on Gates: all Sharpton, all the time

 In today's Herald, columnist Peter Gelzinis accuses Skip Gates of exploiting his recent arrest--equating him in the process with Al Sharpton, whose reaction to the...
By Adam Reilly  |  July 22, 2009

Remembering Karen Gelzinis

I never met Karen Gelzinis, the wife of Herald columnist Peter Gelzinis. But judging from the obitua...
By Adam Reilly  |  December 02, 2008

Cheating rules!

Maybe we shouldn’t lament the sundry scandals that have made 2007 the Year of the Cheater.
Why steroids, spying, and all those other sports scandals are actually good for fans
By ADAM REILLY  |  October 03, 2007

Hark, the Herald

This article originally appeared in the September 29, 1981 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Keeping tabs on the new-newspaper news
By DAVE O'BRIEN  |  September 26, 2006

Let it bleed

The horrific New York murder of 24-year-old Imette St. Guillen pitted the city’s two major dailies against each other in ways that reflect the strengths and weaknesses, as well as the editorial philosophies, of the two rivals.
When a pretty Boston woman is murdered in New York, the Boston dailies go to war
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  March 22, 2006