America's Ugliest Accent: NYC vs. Charleston; Louisville vs. Providence

The long-awaited day of reckoning has finally arrived: Round One of America's Ugliest Accent comes to a triumphant close in. We are one step closer to democratically determining whom among us speaks with the most disgusting accent. » 10/02/14 2:49pm 10/02/14 2:49pm

Boston Cartoonist on Obama Joke: I'm Not Racist; I Just Like Watermelon

Today, the Boston Herald newspaper published a cartoon that depicts a man showering in Barack Obama's bathroom. It's a commentary about the Secret Service's recent history of putting Barack Obama and his family in harm's way. It also contains a completely unnecessary and racist joke about watermelons. » 10/01/14 5:50pm 10/01/14 5:50pm

Bill Belichick Really Just Wants To Talk About Cincinnati

Bill Belichick was in excellent press-conference form two days after the Chiefs demolished the Patriots. Reporters kept asking him about the Patriots' roster, Tom Brady's age, and concerns for the team's current state. Belichick wasn't interesting in talking about anything else but Sunday night's game against… » 10/01/14 3:25pm 10/01/14 3:25pm

Aaron Hernandez's Lawyers Want His Trial Moved From "Biased" Boston Area

Aaron Hernandez appeared in a Bristol County court yesterday, as his lawyers filed a motion requesting that one of his murder trials be moved "outside the boundaries of the Boston media market." Their reasoning includes a poll finding that most people in Bristol County already think he's guilty. » 10/01/14 1:16pm 10/01/14 1:16pm

Ben Affleck's Kids Give as Much of a Shit as You Do That He's Batman

Last summer, the world reeled at the news that Ben Affleck had been cast as an especially sad version of beloved DC Comics superhero Batman. But with Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice pushed back to 2016, everyone eventually stopped giving a shit. Also not giving a shit: Affleck's three kids. » 9/30/14 10:31am 9/30/14 10:31am

Don't Ask Bill Belichick If It's Time To Think About His Quarterbacks

The Patriots were bad, bad, bad last night, getting beaten soundly on both sides of the ball in a 41-14 road thumping at the hands of the Chiefs. But a good part of the attention is naturally going to settle on Tom Brady, who's been so consistently great over the course of his career that this season's very real… » 9/30/14 10:17am 9/30/14 10:17am

America's Ugliest Accent, Round One: Boston, Baltimore, L.A., Chicago

If you're from Philadelphia, your preferred non-Yuengling beverage is wooder. If you're from New York City, your greatest enemies are the bridge-and-tunnel crowd from Lawng Island. If you're from Los Angeles, you respond to people who hop on the 405 at rush hour with a pained "Whyy-ee?" » 9/29/14 2:55pm 9/29/14 2:55pm

UMass Video Board Falls Over During Third Quarter

UMass took on Bowling Green in its first game on-campus in three years today, and it would appear they haven't worked out all the kinks yet. Early in the third quarter, the video board fell over. Unfortunately, there's no video of the actual fall, but we can see the board hanging limp in the aftermath. The oohs and… » 9/28/14 8:51am 9/28/14 8:51am

Southern California is Dealing with Dunkin Donuts

We New Englandahs know our Dunkin Donuts. You order a regulah hot coffee at the drive-thru and the plucky girl at the next window is like, "Can you just frickin' take this Strawberry Coolatta with extra whip instead so I can go on my break?" » 9/25/14 11:01am 9/25/14 11:01am

Accused Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Trial Will Remain in Boston

Federal District Court Judge George A. O'Toole ruled today that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be tried in Boston, as originally planned. The New York Times also reported that the trial date will be pushed back until January 5, instead of the previously scheduled November 3. » 9/25/14 9:18am 9/25/14 9:18am