Month: September 2013

You from Boston?

You from Boston?

It’s pretty common these days for anyone living within the 495 loop to claim they are from Boston. For Bostonians…this little fudged detail tends to get under our skin like no other. Why wouldn’t someone want to be from a place like Cohasset, Plymouth or…

Hashtag…

Hashtag…

#Guilty here people….  

Get to the polls and get me some pics!

Get to the polls and get me some pics!

It’s time to get your ass to the polls and vote for Marty Walsh. Then take some pictures of you and yours  supporting Marty Walsh and send them to me at dotrat@dotrat.com I will be posting them on our website today! Do you need a…

Vote for Marty Walsh tomorrow!

Vote for Marty Walsh tomorrow!

The plan was to go at length for the many reasons why you should be voting for Marty Walsh tomorrow. Instead, I will defer to the incredible piece written by fellow Dot Rat Joyce Linehan called “Why Marty?” that you can see on her blog…

Threes for Boston…

Threes for Boston…

Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan….the Three Stripes of Boston. This is what I learned as a little kid in Boston Public Schools and its the reason I wear only Adidas to this day. Throw up those Threes Dot Rats!

Dorchester Strong…

Dorchester Strong…

“We sit beneath the night sky by the whisper of the wind’s song and the quiet of darkness and they are never far. Those we have loved and cherished, those who have changed our lives in some small or profound way are closer than we…

The 1776 foot middle finger…

The 1776 foot middle finger…

One World Trade Center is so sexy I can’t stand it…..     I’m already thinking of 2001 and everyone affected on that day. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to rebuilding on this sacred ground. You have done more for your country than you…

The Summer Music List…

The Summer Music List…

So I have been asked on few occasions what my current track list is. My musical taste is all over the map but this is what I have been rotating over the summer. Talib Kweli – Just Begun Skinhead by Darkbuster performed with Street Dogs…

Who’s the next guest?

Who’s the next guest?

So I’m trying to come up with a few guests for our next  sessions of Dot Rat radio. But I really want feedback from our readers. Yes…Marty Walsh is on the list. Drop me a line with your suggestion at dotrat@dotrat.com or Twitter : DotRat2…

Tonight is for Martin Walsh…

Tonight is for Martin Walsh…

In case you haven’t noticed the signs everywhere. We have a Dot Rat running for Mayor of Boston that goes by the name Martin J. Walsh. Marty will get my vote for a number of reasons, many of which I will explain over the coming…