Two Truths and a Whole Mess of Lies: Is there any Salvation for Mad Men’s Don Draper?

Sunday's finale of Mad Men's penultimate season showed anti-hero Don Draper commit two of the most evocative acts in the show's history.  He told the truth.  Twice.  Well, that's evocative for him anyway.  He's the ultimate liar. Here are some facts on his dubious nature. Fact One: His name is Dick Whitman, and he's gone … Continue reading Two Truths and a Whole Mess of Lies: Is there any Salvation for Mad Men’s Don Draper?

Concert Review: The Moth Main Stage Event at the State Theater (6.6.13)

The Moth is a storytelling godsend.  For those who haven't listened to The Moth Radio Hour on NPR (Sunday nights at 7 on MPBN), here's how The Moth works: a storyteller takes the stage without any notes and tells a true story for ten minutes or less.  Other than that, there aren't any rules.  Their … Continue reading Concert Review: The Moth Main Stage Event at the State Theater (6.6.13)

A Yankee Fan’s Open Letter to Kevin Youkilis

Dear Mr. Youkilis, Remember 2007?  That was the year that Yankee pitchers tried to take you down.  Literally. I remember it well. Scott Proctor hurled a pitch that smacked your helmet.  A few months later, the overzealous, cornfed Joba Chamberlain tossed two pitches over your noggin.  Both clocked in around 98 mph.  Both intended to … Continue reading A Yankee Fan’s Open Letter to Kevin Youkilis