A Pennsylvania blogger – and former Cantabrigian and Harvard Law student – has unscientifically declared Somerville the hippest city in America, as well as the city that is more Portlandia than Portland.
Comedian Myq Kaplan is inviting fans and possibly hobos to free tapings of a one-hour comedy television special in April.
You’d be forgiven for not knowing Caveman. They’ve come to town twice in three years, skipping last year. But on Wednesday The Sinclair in Harvard Square hosts the second stop on Caveman’s tour, mesmerizing drum circle vibe
The J.M. Rodney’s Medicine Show coming Wednesday finds its comedy in a weird place – what founder Ryan Douglass calls “this awful, terrible human cesspool in between Harvard and MIT”: Central Square.
Aaron Swartz, 26, co-founder of the popular Reddit site, a “technology whiz kid” and recently a defendant on federal hacking charges, killed himself in a New York apartment.
The premiere Friday of a Eugene Mirman comedy special, “Eugene Mirman: An Evening of Comedy in a Fake Underground Laboratory,” brought the requisite profile on Splitsider that goes all too briefly into his professional roots in Cambridge. Here’s some more.
With visions of massive development around the city resulting in more than 100,000 car and public transportation trips a day, a residents group is hosting a forum Saturday called “Crush Hour in Cambridge.” A local think tank, meanwhile, calls for housing production to double or even triple between now and 2020.
While New York’s controversial and groundbreaking 16-ounce limit on sodas is scheduled to take effect in March, a similar initiative in Cambridge is bogged down amid doubts about its effectiveness and what one activist called timidity.
The comedy music album recorded Dec. 13-14 by Myq Kaplan and Micah Sherman before two packed audiences at ImprovBoston in Central Square is out, along with two videos of songs from the album.
There was a time comic and storyteller David Mogolov couldn’t imagine how he was going to raise a daughter. Now he can’t even work a smartphone.