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On TV: ‘Supernatural’ and Destiel: Angelic or Hellish LGBTQ Representation

You know that you’ve reached a peak pop culture moment when a new word, crafted to describe a fictional TV coupling becomes one of the hottest trending topics on real life social media during an election season. The fans of the long-running CW network television show Supernatural were already getting whipped up in a frenzy …

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Macy’s kicks off the holiday season with tree lighting and usual fanfare

Good old holiday joy is once again back in Boston. Setting off the merriest of seasons is Macy’s with their annual lighting of their Christmas tree, with a small ceremony to celebrate their iconic tree above Washington Street in Downtown Crossing. Traditionally, the lighting of the tree would happen on ground level and the lighting …

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What This Young Pop Culture Needs is An Old Soul: An Evening with Charlie Puth

By: Anna Paula Goncalves With pop[ular] culture placing considerable focus on the “marketability” of an artist, most would agree that the misplaced focus has weakened the quality of Pop music and jeopardized the potential of what it can become. It’s no longer solely about the raw “talent” anymore. This can – and to some degree, …

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NHL players turn out to support Corey C. Griffin Foundation

SOUTH BOSTON — Enough NHL players to fill an All-Star roster turned out the other night for the Summer Happy Hour party at Coppersmith in South Boston to support The Corey C. Griffin Foundation. The host committee included: Brian Boyle (New Jersey Devils); Paul Carey (Ottawa Senators); Charlie Coyle (Minnesota Wild); Ryan Donato (Boston Bruins); …

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DENZEL, TAKE 2! ‘THE EQUALIZER’ RETURNS TO GIVE BOSTON A CLOSEUP

  By Anna Paula Goncalves   Denzel Washington does it again! In his first career sequel, Washington is back as the retired agent Robert McCall in “The Equalizer 2.”  In addition to Washington, director Antoine Fuqua returned to helm EQ2 as did actors Melissa Leo and Bill Pullman. The film also features Pedro Pascal and …

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Images From Past Summer Radio Station Concerts

We asked photographer Steven Tackeff to select some of his favorite images from the summer radio station concerts that are always a tough ticket in Boston, New York and Los Angeles. Steve picked some of his favorites from Kiss 108’s annual concert, including Alanis Morissette, Gwen Stefani, Britney Spears, Ricky Martin, and Lenny Kravitz.   …

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KATE SPADE REMEMBERED FOR HER CLASSIC COLORFUL HANDBAGS

When the news broke on Tuesday that trailblazing fashion genius Kate Spade had died the reaction was immediate. Locally, public relations veteran Chris Haynes, who like so many was caught off-guard by the 55-year-old Spade’s apparent suicide, posted on line of his shock and sadness. For Haynes it was personal. He oversaw the 1999 opening …

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Eric Stange Debuts His New Film “Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive.”

As executive producer and founder of Spy Pond Productions, Eric Stange has produced, directed and written a dizzying array of work, mostly telling unique, often lost stories of American history. His work, which also covers science, has been broadcast on PBS, The Discovery Channel, and the BBC. Before becoming a filmmaker he wrote about art …

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