This event will take place at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. Although his career as a bestselling author and correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn’t seem as funny to JOHN HODGMAN anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, wandering like a privileged Sasquatch through three wildernesses:…Find out more »
Brookline Booksmith and Berklee Performance Center invite you to an evening with DAN RATHER, former anchor of the CBS Evening News and author of the book, What Unites Us. As a reporter and anchor for the CBS Evening News, venerable journalist Dan Rather interviewed every living President since Eisenhower and was on the ground for every major news event, from the assassination of John F. Kennedy to Watergate to 9/11. Now, at a moment of crisis regarding our national identity,…Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.