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Shaq in Harvard Square

By Alex Konrad + October 21st, 2010

EXCERPT: Notice a large statue in The Pit of Harvard Square today? He was pretty difficult to miss—Shaquille O’Neal, the new Celtic and publicity stunt king of Boston, sat there as a living statue for about an hour this afternoon. The big man had announced his plan two weeks ago, promising to post the details of […]

Watchmen Review

By Alex Konrad + March 12th, 2009

EXCERPT: From its dark opening scene, Zack Snyder’s “Watchmen” establishes a complex blend of murder mystery, social commentary, and unrepentant action flick. This mood is immediately set as brawny Edward Blake (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) fails to fight off an unidentified attacker in his home. Viewers—assuming they have not read the graphic novel—can only speculate as […]

Annotations: Valentine’s Day

By Alex Konrad + February 13th, 2009

A Day Like Any Other In the days leading up to Feb. 14, many people ask each other tentative questions like, “Do you have special plans for Valentine’s Day?” What they really mean is, “Do you have better plans than me?” Unfortunately, the holiday is one based on pressure. We feel pressure to show our […]

Annotations: Views of The Game

By Alex Konrad + November 21st, 2008

On the Harvard-Yale football game

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EXCERPT: FORTUNE — Hopefully viewers of Mad Men have calmed down from the rollercoaster of Sunday’s season finale by now. While the big q[...] Read the rest »