The book was born from the work of a dozen women who had met at a women’s liberation conference at Emmanuel College in 1969, the Boston Globe’s Stephanie Ebbert writes today. It began as a 35 cent pamphlet but became one of the most influential books of the century. Read more →
If there’s one TV show in history that has not held up well over the years, it’s ‘All in the Family’, perhaps the most groundbreaking television show of my generation. It, of course, confronted things — racism, for example — that TV steadfastly avoided.
There hasn’t been anything like it on TV since, really. Read more →
Guilherme Assuncao became something of a big deal at the grocery store where he works in Watertown, Mass., in December, when he agreed to stand in for a sound check in advance of a concert the store was hosting the next day.
Who knew ‘just some guy’ in a grocery store could sing? Read more →
In the buttoned-down world of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Elvis Francois and William Robinson are finally getting the payoff from their years of studying and the rigorous and exhausting pace of being orthopedic surgery residents: they got to meet Ellen. Read more →
The Justice Department claimed reduced ticket service fees, even lower ticket prices, might result from a merger between Ticketmaster and Live Nation. Fat chance, and eight years later, it’s been exactly what music fans and several venues expected Read more →
Singer Andy Grammer and his band, which is playing at the Music Hall tonight, had a performance to make before his concert in Minneapolis: the home of a fan with colon cancer who was too sick to make it to the show.
At the South Dakota Boys Class A Basketball Tournament in Rapid City, S.D., on Friday night, Steven Wilson had the honor of singing the National Anthem. And those in attendance had the honor of hearing it.
These are tough times for the newspaper industry, tougher times for people who make their living as ink-stained wretches, and it’s no picnic for readers either when the newspaper owners talk to us as if we’re stupid on those occasions when they talk to their customers at all. Read more →