Cambridge, MA - Comedian Jimmy Tingle must be a glutton for punishment. He runs for President every four years. (On the "Humor for Humanity" ticket). He voluntarily went back to college as a middle aged student - the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, no less - to get his Masters degree in Public Administration in 2010.
The following work was performed by the author at a Tuesday rally protesting the proposed bailout of the financial services industry in front of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston:
When federal banks have case on reserve, the younger generations will have more corners to serve.
After being in Boston four years, I tracked down a friend and artist from early days in central Kentucky. CD Collins who’s lived in Somerville since the mid-1980s is credited as one of the progenitors of the spoken-word with music in the New England area. She's an award winning poet and performer. Getting re-acquainted was much like doing a documentary interview so I decided to write it up for the first publication of OpenMedia Boston. Collins has just issued a new cd. “Carousel Lounge chronicles events that occur at night, undercover, unobserved.