Posts Tagged ‘MBTA’

Men Who Hate Women

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

I was out prowling the streets of Boston and noticed advertisements for Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo plastered all over the MBTA’s busses because it has just been released in paperback.

I always thought it was somewhat pathetic that the English language publishers refused to release this book under its original title, which translates from the Swedish as Men Who Hate Women and is actually way more more apt than The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Besides, the blinding yellow/green book cover is what will catch peoples’ attention first anyway. I guess Americans and Brits and all the other English …Hail onwards »

Retard on the MBTA

Monday, September 29th, 2008

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is the abysmal operator of the oldest subway system in the United States. Affectionately known as the T, it is a dark, dank, and vulgar-smelling series of tunnels, permanently unfinished construction sites, and dirty trains that screech gratingly beneath the streets of Boston.* It even went on a recent killing spree …Hail onwards »