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There was already a documentary this year that got at Assange and the WikiLeaks story satisfactorily. What “The Fifth Estate ” is aiming for is unclear, and so is its hero.
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.
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.
The trial of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger featured a cameo appearance by Cambridge’s Heather Hoffman on Aug. 1 that one observer said “will be talked about in all law school classes far down into the future.”
Cambridge government recently launched a mobile version of its cambridgema.gov for smartphone or tablet users, as well as improved sites for the Water Department and the city’s cable channel.
The essayist’s newest work looks at who we decide is a villain, with individual pieces putting microscopes on phenomena ranging from Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky to “Star Wars,” Bernhard Goetz and Batman, the Eagles and O.J. Simpson., Muhammad Ali and Joe Paterno.
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.
Joan H. Parker, of Ash Street, educator, charity fundraiser and widow of mystery writer Robert B. Parker, is dead at 80.