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  • James "Whitey" Bulger Isn't Very Popular in His Hometown

    Whitey Bulger’s long-awaited trial started last week. Until his 2011 arrest, Bulger was one of America's most-wanted men (second only to Osama bin Laden after 9/11), living on the run for 16 years before authorities eventually caught up with him in...

  • Snitch on Snitch on Snitch - What to Expect from the Whitey Bulger Trial

    This week, the racketeering and murder trial for infamous Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger finally began, roughly 18 years behind schedule. Bulger fled Boston based on a tip from a childhood friend that the Feds were finally coming after him. And...

  • South Boston Is Too Ugly for Reality TV

    Fifteen years after Ben Affleck and Matt Damon perfected their Boston accents in their breakthrough, 'Good Will Hunting,' the Adidas track-suit-wearing, R-dropping broods of South Boston remain ripe objects of fascination.