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City on a Hill
Offers Nostalgia for Boston’s Rough-and-Tumble Past, Little Else
The new Showtime series hearkens back to a more racist, more physically criminal era with a lot of affection and not much scrutiny.
Musical Grinds to a Halt, Cancels Boston Run
Most of the show’s creative team recently left the project.
Claudia Rankine on Death, Reparations, and Becoming a Playwright
The celebrated author of
talks about her new play,
The White Card —
also Mo’Nique, bad reviews, and marketable death.
Boston Celebs Absolutely Cannot Get Over the Red Sox Win Last Night
Spotted: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, post-divorce.
A Recommendation: TheSoftballFreeAgent.com
Mike Camerlengo’s got a knack for being a digital one-man show. Five years after we featured his ultra low-fi Unsolicited about a guy who […]
Luke Kelly Clyne
Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge Will Ship Up to Boston for Affleck-Damon Cop Drama
City on a Hill
is a new Showtime pilot about the “Boston Miracle” police operation.
Boston Teamsters Acquitted in
The four men were found not guilty after a jury deliberated for 19 hours.
Rachel Dratch Returns Home for the Women in Comedy Festival
Exactly one week before her homecoming, Rachel Dratch appeared on Saturday Night Live to reprise her role as Denise alongside Jimmy Fallon’s […]
Hannibal Buress, Tig Notaro, Pete Holmes, and More Are Headed to the […]
The annual music festival Boston Calling has made a change to this year’s festival with a bigger standup comedy push, and today they announced […]
Is Actually Very Political
Despite its stars’ protestations, the Boston bombing film is an unchecked embrace of vigilantism.
Pearl Jam Cancels North Carolina Concert Over ‘Despicable’ Anti-LGBTQ Law
Cirque du Soleil and Boston have also canceled performances in North Carolina.
Seth Meyers Debuts the Trailer for His Wicked Good Movie ‘Boston Accent’
During last night’s Late Night, Seth Meyers gave his viewers an extra special treat when he shared the first trailer for his new movie Boston […]
This Week in Web Videos: ‘Dunkin’
“Here comes another one.” That’s what I’d say if I were the Notorious B.I.G. Alas, I’m not. Still, here another top-tier contribution does […]
Luke Kelly Clyne
Can a Mid-Sized City’s Thriving Comedy Scene Survive the LA Exodus?
Grawlix’s Adam Cayton-Holland (Photo by Ryan Brackin) If you’re a mid-level comic with a few credits under your belt, at some point you’ve […]
Coming Up Twice with Joe List
Joe List is the comedy underdog everyone seems to root for. A longtime fixture in the New York comedy scene, List had the reputation as the […]
‘Eugene Mirman Day’ Is Now an Official Holiday in the City of Boston
Comedian Eugene Mirman now has his own holiday. The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is in Boston this weekend, and in honor of that, Boston Mayor […]
Bostonians: Get Free Tickets to See Comedy Central’s ‘Half Hour’ Standup […]
From Tuesday, March 25th through Friday, March 28th, Comedy Central will be taping its Half Hour standup specials at The Royale in Boston, and […]
Amy Poehler Loves Boston, Joey McIntyre, and Miguel
Things we learned at the Time 100 Gala.
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Dropkick Murphys Raised $100,000 for Boston Marathon Victims
It was all from T-shirt sales.
Watch Amy Poehler’s Advice for Coping With This Week
“I wonder if we can give our eyes a break.”
Jesse David Fox
Jon Stewart Has an Inspiring Monologue About Boston
Last night was Jon Stewart’s first show back since the Boston tragedy, and he started the show by discussing the previous day’s events with […]
Patton Oswalt to Boston Bombers: ‘The Good Outnumber You and We Always […]
Comedian Patton Oswalt wrote a moving Facebook post yesterday following the senseless act of terrorism that occurred in Boston, managing to […]
Craig Ferguson Addresses the Boston Tragedy
All the late night hosts addressed the Boston tragedy on their shows last night, but Craig Ferguson discussed the day’s horrific events in a […]
Flipping the Ratio: Inside Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival
My improv team had a good set on that snowy night in February. The three of us were happy. After the show we celebrated with friends at a […]
The Splitsider Guide to Boston’s Comedy Scene
Four hours North of New York City, Boston proper exists in the perpetual shadow of one of the largest comedy scenes in the country. Boston […]
Bill Burr Hates Boston Sports and Just About Everything Else
The very funny Bill Burr stopped by Conan last night to promote his new comedy special, You People Are All the Same, and he ended up setting […]
Watching When Stand Up Stood Out, the Documentary About Boston’s Early […]
It’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of […]
Hey Boston, Go See Some Comedy Central Specials Get Taped This Week
If you live in Boston and enjoy the comedy, you should click here and sign up to go see some standups tape their Comedy Central specials for […]
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The Real Housewives of South Boston
’s Christmas Special
It’s Christmastime in the city, and the city is “Southie” Boston, so lower your expectations.
Enjoy a Montage of Boston Movie Characters Saying the F-Word in Their Special Way
NSFW, of course.
Watch the Thrilling Trailer for ‘Oscar-Winning Boston Movie’
The pride of Southie! The pride of Eastie!
Rachel Dratch on the Year in Boston Accents
We got the native Masshole to weigh in on what was a remarkably active year for the Boston accent in pop culture.
Recap: Julianne Moore, Welcome to the Bad Boston Accent Hall of Fame!