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Baffler’s revealing of notes on depression and 45 years of treatment calls for a party

Baffler’s revealing of notes on depression and 45 years of treatment calls for a party

The latest issue of journal The Baffler has an utterly conflicted release party coming Thursday to Inman Square: a celebration of chronic depression.

Monday reading: Ryan’s ‘Truth Be Told,’ Flora’s true crime comes to Porter Square

Monday reading: Ryan’s ‘Truth Be Told,’ Flora’s true crime comes to Porter Square

Boston reporter and thriller author Hank Phillippi Ryan is coming with the latest in her Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series, and Kate Clark Flora is with her.

CCTV news survey asks how Cambridge consumes its media – and how it wants to

CCTV news survey asks how Cambridge consumes its media – and how it wants to

How do residents get their local news? What is the correlation between an interest in local news and civic engagement? Cambridge Community Television is asking through Sept. 30.

Five things to do this weekend: Aug. 16-17

Five things to do this weekend: Aug. 16-17

New England Zine Fest; National Honey Bee Day; Paddy’s Lunch 80th Anniversary Neighborhood Block Party; Mercury Orchestra performs; and the Hong Kong 60th Birthday Street Festival.

Nice shot: Suffolk graduate program advertising gets it right on second pass

Nice shot: Suffolk graduate program advertising gets it right on second pass

Credit where credit is due: For whatever reason, Suffolk has corrected its T ads.

Nice shot: Ad hints more English majors should be ‘couseled’ to work at Suffolk

Nice shot: Ad hints more English majors should be ‘couseled’ to work at Suffolk

A sharp-eyed reader of this site and rider of the T spotted something disappointing about this ad for Suffolk University’s graduate level programs.

Once and for all, Disney’s ‘Pirates’ movies aren’t ‘based on a Disney theme park ride’

Once and for all, Disney’s ‘Pirates’ movies aren’t ‘based on a Disney theme park ride’

Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” ride is not the origin of what we saw in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies. So stop saying it.

Our alternative media are getting better

Our alternative media are getting better

Local alternative media are getting better, led by Spare Change News, the paper for and by the homeless that just got a stellar website redesign.

Five things to do this weekend: March 8-9

Five things to do this weekend: March 8-9

A bookmaking workshop, Kiniwe African concert, peek into Pakistani culture, “Brundibar & But the Giraffe!” family opera and Rough Cut video social.

Here’s one way to make sure your film finds its core audience, and no one else

Here’s one way to make sure your film finds its core audience, and no one else

Seeing this film poster around town, you may feel compelled to run, not walk, to someplace not showing this film.

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