Banned in Boston is a madcap musical revue featuring some of Boston's most illustrious people. Last year's cast included Governor Deval Patrick and First Lady of Massachusetts Diane Patrick, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Martha Coakley, Mayor Menino, and Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton! So forget all your troubles, come have a cocktail (or two), and laugh it up at Banned in Boston. Proceeds benefit Urban Improv, the nationally acclaimed violence prevention program that is making a profound difference in…
Rolling Stone magazine's decision to put Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the 1 August 2013 cover has been met with resounding backlash and online outrage. Several US retailers have refused to sell the issue; political figures including Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick have denounced the cover; and conservative blogger Michelle Malkin is just one of many celebrities who have proposed a complete boycott of the magazine.
Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan seek distance from ‘legitimate rape’ remark, but records show narrow support for abortion
Last year, Paul Ryan joined Akin as one of 227 co-sponsors of a bill that narrowed an exemption to the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding for abortions. The Hyde Amendment allows federal dollars to be used for abortions in cases of rape and incest, but the proposed bill -- authored by New Jersey Representative Christopher H. Smith -- would have limited the incest exemption to minors and covered only victims of “forcible rape.”