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Thurs. 2/2/12
MMQB - Pats-Giant Super Bowl Preview

MMQB - Pats-Giant Super Bowl Preview
The PatriotsAre you ready for some football? Excitement among New England sports fans is starting to reach a fever pitch with the Patriots set to take on the New York Giants in Super Bowl 46 in just a few short days. Revenge and sports immortality are just a few of thethemes. Our “Monday Morning QB” Bob Lobel is here to get us geared up. And we’ll also get a live update from Indianapolis - site of Sunday’s big game.

Guests:
  Bob Lobel, longtime Boston sportscaster and our resident “Monday Morning Quarterback”
  Greg Bedard, Boston Globe’s NFL writer
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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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