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Week In Review
Week In ReviewThe world mourns the death of one of most influential innovators of our time, arguably ever. Apple visionary Steve Jobs succumbs to cancer at the age of 56 – but true to form – he apparently had a plan for the future. New reports that he left plans for four years of new products. Anti Wall Street protests continue to spread throughout the country, including here in Boston. The left’s answer to the Tea Party? And the gloves come off in the Massachusetts Senate race as Elizabeth Warren takes a swipe at US Senator Scott Brown’s infamous Cosmo centerfold and Brown bites right back. Plus – thumbs up, thumbs down on Theo going the way of Tito? We’re joined by the Boston Herald’s Dave Wedge, Boston.com’s Garrett Quinn and Boston attorney Cheryl Cronin.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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