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The Boston Marathon Bombing Is Already Being Made Into a Movie

| July 9, 2013 - 9:51 am

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!) and who… More »


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

Peggy Truong | May 4, 2013 - 9:48 am

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… More »


Zooey Deschanel Receives Apology After Boston Manhunt Closed Captioning Fail

Celebuzz | April 25, 2013 - 2:00 pm

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 New YorkMore »



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

Peggy Truong | April 20, 2013 - 12:30 pm

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… More »


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

Robert Kessler | April 16, 2013 - 9:45 am

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 a… More »