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UnAmerika’s Sweetheart Karin Webb is an actor, performance artist, dancer, burlesque performer, puppeteer, director and teacher working on adding another credit to the list: blogger.
It has nothing to do with Cambridge, but this is such a priceless gem of a news paragraph that it really deserves a wider audience. Enjoy.
Candidate Carl Sciortino has found another way to stand out in the crowded field for Ed Markey’s 5th Congressional District seat – a television ad in which he comes out to his tea party father (as a liberal).
Cambridge Community Television’s annual barbecue fundraiser has some additional celebrity firepower this year: Dan Kennedy and Robin Young will be inducted onto CCTV’s honorary board at the Sept. 25 event.
Ben Affleck, who turned down directing a proposed “Justice League” movie and has talked down his role in “Daredevil” in 2003, has taken up the role as the next Batman.
Sure, Boston is an interesting place with lots of history and cool stuff, but is it, you know, Cambridge interesting? Not according to Wikipedia — in fact, it’s not even half as interesting.
Anyone watching television or even reading legacy media such as The New York Times online last night probably missed out on some of the most riveting and simultaneously infuriating and inspiring political action since Barack Obama was elected in 2008.
Local citizen journalists are set to take part in a free Saturday forum called “Filling the News Gap in Cambridge and Beyond: Citizen Journalism.” Organizers are calling it “a must” for consumers and creators of local news, website owners, legal professionals “and everyone who values local information, civic participation and social justice.”
Top local provocateur Roger Nicholson shamed a conspiracy site reporter into abandoning his perch near Norfolk Street as law enforcement personnel searched the home of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. His videos are drawing views, comments and death threats.
Greater Boston’s lifestyles and news magazine, The Phoenix, has tweeted its goodbye.