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Tuesday, Oct. 26
Post-Debate Analysis

It was the final televised debate of the 2010 gubernatorial election season,  and judging by the Nielsen ratings anyway, there was a fair amount of interest in the debate which was carried by channels 2,5,7 and WBUR and right here on 89.7. If you were looking for fireworks, you were disappointed, but there were a few key interchanges. Former Lieutenant Governor and former State Treasurer Shannon O'Brien- both former gubernatorial candidates, join us and weigh in on who they think came up out on top.

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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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