Author: dotrat

Sup…

Sup…

Yup, I’m alive. How have all you knuckleheads been? I’m sitting here watching Dolomite on Netflix pondering why Eddie Murphy has been away for so long and then said to myself “ya got alotta balls taking Eddie’s inventory for a guy that hasn’t written anything…

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

Doesn’t matter which side of the isle you sit on or where the roots of your belief system lie, Jeremy Rifkin does an impressive job conceptualizing both historical and current data trends  while laying out a vision for our next few generations. If for nothing…

Globe Spotlight Censors Race Discussion…

Globe Spotlight Censors Race Discussion…

Over the years some of you have probably gathered that my politics lean left. This set of ideals in no way defines the person I am. To me, the politics of the left make just seem to make more sense but, I’m not oblivious to…

Five Bostons – Irish East

Five Bostons – Irish East

What’s up knuckleheads? Long time no blogging, huh? Life is good, just living the dream. So I was trolling old footage of the neighborhoods and ran into this old piece called Five Bostons from 1983 done by Chris Lydon. Great perspective as we watch the…

It doesn’t get more American than Teddy…

It doesn’t get more American than Teddy…

View this post on Instagram It doesn't get any more American than Ted Williams waiting to fly his next mission over Korea with John Glenn in 1953 while sporting a small cannon under his arm. No jeep, no steroids, no beard, no tattoos, no selfie…

Happy Dorchester Day…

Happy Dorchester Day…

Our neighborhood has seen its fair share of changes since the Mary and John landed here in 1630.  We have been through revolution, invasion, civil war, booms, depression, great wars, redlining, blockbusting, busing and present day gentrification. Through it all, it often begs the question why…

Ella is a Dot Rat…

Ella is a Dot Rat…

Sometimes when your scooter doesn’t cooperate, you need to show it who’s boss. To the boys and girls on the playground consider this a warning….don’t mess with Ella! Ella is scootering! Kinda…#watchurshins #Easterbunnybroughtwrongscooter Posted by Angel Laurenti on Monday, April 17, 2017

The man from Ros Muc…

The man from Ros Muc…

The recipe for a great boxing movie is pretty straight forward. Take your prototypical poor kid trying to beat the odds using boxing to springboard himself and loved ones into a better life. Simply use the essence of the sport itself and more often than not, you…

Saint Patrick’s Day Boxing Show…

Saint Patrick’s Day Boxing Show…

Boston hasn’t had any shortage of great young athletes over the years. This is due in large part because of the great athletic programs offered at various gyms and organizations across all four seasons. This Saturday our deep rooted tradition of Boxing continues with the Saint Patrick’s Day Boxing…

Marathon Fundraiser at JJ Foley’s…

Marathon Fundraiser at JJ Foley’s…

Attorney Patrick Foley is an all around great guy that has raised a considerable amount of money for various causes over the past 9 years through his Boston Marathon fundraisers. Please spread the word about his event at  J.J. Foleys on April 1st – this should…