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Waitresses Dump Noodles on WEEI’s Morning Show Fool

DATELINE:  HUMOR

 

As the world turns on Kirk Minihane, his own station now has decided his apologies were perfunctory and insincere.

WEEI has now suspended the gadfly Minihane. 242 more words

NESN Kingpin Beheads WEEI

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A few days ago we called on WEEI, one of Boston’s all-sports talkfest stations, to rid itself of gadfly Kirk Minihane, a self-professed iconoclast. 232 more words

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Shameless PBS “Documentary” on Sherlock

 DATELINE: TV MASHUP

Though we basically enjoyed watching the two “episode” commercial for the PBS series Sherlock, the documentary by PBS called How Sherlock Changed the World… 250 more words

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Martin Buber on Zionism

From Martin Buber’s essay, “Nationalism” (1948):

“…in the thousands of years of its exile, Jewry yearned for the  Land of Israel, not as a nation like others, but as Judaism (res sui generis), and with motives and intentions which cannot be derived wholly from the category “nation.” That original yearning is back of all the disguises which modern national Judaism has borrowed from the modern nationalism of the West. 743 more words

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How do principal-agent relationships evolve within a context of structural contradictions?

The principal-agent relationship is a very simple one. It simply means any relationship in which one party (the agent) is contracted by another (the principal) to do something on their behalf. 2,007 more words

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Beauty Under the Skin Reveals Beast

DATELINE: MOVIE MASHUP

Jonathan Glazer makes movies on rare occasions.

His latest, after nearly ten years, is called Under the Skin, and it is a creepy on the cusp of science fiction weirdo. 273 more words

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Lovely Tulips

The questioner leads the questioned with his question. Mushrooms pulverize the previously quiet ether. In a neglected but expedient corner, shit masquerades as lovely tulips. I, for my part, chuck planes with my paper, in hopes of genuinely humanitarian intervention. 49 more words

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