Currently browsing category

Lectures and Reading

Robert Kelly Comes Home to the Wilbur

Robert Kelly, the hefty Medford-born and New York-based comic, turned 40 last year. He has been in recovery, and sober, a quarter-century. If you do the math… “I started drinking hard alcohol at ten which was pretty much par for the course in Medford,” said Kelly, on the phone from …

From WBUR’s Radio Boston

The critic’s tips I did Thursday April 12 for WBUR’s “Radio Boston”: Boston International Film Festival at AMC Loews through April 22, the Cribs at the Brighton Music Hall Saturday and the Mimouna Celebration at Villa Victoria Saturday … http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/04/12/weekend-picks-13//player

Global Weirding: Do We Care? Is It Real?

Tues. April 5 “Global Warming: Do Americans Care?” You can’t be much more blunt about a topic than that. It would seem the business community – modus operandi: short-term profits over long-term interests or a worldview – has done a pretty good PR job of, at least, making many folks …