Posts tagged "Boston Marathon Bombing"

The Boston Marathon Bombing Is Already Being Made Into a Movie

Like those idiots who post "first!" in the comments section on a blog, two writers in Hollywood are planning to pen a movie based on the Boston Marathon bombings that happened only a few months ago. Deadline says that the writers in question are Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, who wrote The Fighter (Boston!)…
By: / July 9, 2013

New Kids On The Block, Aerosmith To Headline Boston Strong Benefit Concert

Boston will be getting huge support from the music world come May 30. On Friday, it was announced that Beantown favorites New Kids on the Block, Aerosmith and James Taylor will headline a concert benefitting victims of the Boston marathon bombing. Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration will also…
By: Peggy Truong / May 4, 2013

Zooey Deschanel Receives Apology After Boston Manhunt Closed Captioning Fail

A closed captioning company that misidentified Zooey Deschanel as one of the Boston bombing suspects on live television last week has issued an apology to the actress. Kala J. Patternson, the president of Kansas-based Caption Solutions says the company “deeply” regrets the incident and “sincerely apologize for this error.” [via The…
By: / April 25, 2013

Closed Captioning Fail: Zooey Deschanel Was Mistakenly Called A Suspect During Last Night’s Boston Manhunt

While Friday’s manhunt for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was one of the most intense broadcasts to air on live television, viewers tuning into a local FOX station were treated to a brief moment of comic relief. And it’s all thanks to a serious case of closed captioning error. During the manhunt,…
By: Peggy Truong / April 20, 2013

Read Patton Oswalt’s Inspirational Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing

As the injury count in Boston continues to rise -- latest reports say more than 150 people were injured when two bombs were detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon -- many questions remain unanswered. Like who was responsible for such an act and why; though some people already have…
By: Robert Kessler / April 16, 2013