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There are only four types of officer. First, the lazy, stupid ones. Leave them alone, they do no harm. Second, hard-working, intelligent ones. Excellent staff officers: they ensure every detail is considered. Third, hard-working, stupid ones. These people are a menace and must be fired at once.  Finally, there are the intelligent, lazy ones: they… Continue reading Untitled

great neighborhoods

The Independent Film Festival Boston, of the regions best cultural events, starts next week.  You can catch films in some really fun neighborhoods: Davis Square, Harvard Square, and Coolidge Corner.  If you have a favorite nearby art house, this is a chance to cross the Charles and catch a great film on the other side of the river.  Near each venue are all sorts of great restaurants, cool local coffeehouses, and funky unique stores to check out before or after the show, so plan to make a fun trip out of it!

Mayfair to feature bands hand picked by the Sinclair!

Mayfair (Sunday May 3rd in Harvard Square) will feature great local bands (Freezepop included!)  picked by the programmers of the Sinclair (and other great venues).  Vanyaland notes that “Everyone complains that Boston doesn’t have its own homegrown music festival — this year’s Mayfair might just be the answer.”

Tabletop Day

Tabletop games have moved beyond being a niche hobby. Sophisticated board games for adults of all ages are available at Target and Walmart, and the episodes of Wil Wheaton’s YouTube series Tabletop can get nearly a millions views.  Saturday the 11th is Tabletop Day, and there are several places to mark the occasion in town:… Continue reading Tabletop Day