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Edgar B. Herwick IIINovember 14, 2018 11:52 AM
Boston City Hall At 50. From World's Ugliest Building To Brutalist MasterpieceDecades after its heyday, the mid-20th century architectural style brutalism is getting a second look, and it ain't looking so bad.
Edgar B. Herwick IIINovember 6, 2018 10:31 PM
Can The Psychology Of Sports Help Voters Deal With Election Day Defeat?If American politics in 2018 seem like a sport, maybe it's because they kind of are.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIOctober 31, 2018 09:15 AM
Salem Witches, Sure. What About The New England Vampire Panic?Over the course of a century, a wave of exhumations took place throughout New England. They were hunting vampires.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIOctober 24, 2018 11:30 AM
A Quest To Find The Last Two Active Voters In Boston's 'Phantom Electoral Precinct'0 Thompson Island is a real Boston address. It's home to a vibrant, active community, including two registered voters.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIOctober 16, 2018 11:05 PM
A Quest To Answer Listeners' Questions About Some Curious Road SignsThe Curiosity Desk goes sign hunting to answer a few listeners questions about some of the more curious placards on New England roads.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIOctober 9, 2018 08:56 PM
Why Do Mattresses And Pillows Have 'Do Not Remove' Labels?A listener from Gloucester asks, "Really? Under penalty of law?"