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Luke O'Neil
Luke O'Neil is a long-time journalist for the Boston Globe and Boston Phoenix, and the author of the book Drinking and Diving in Beantown. His pop culture, music, and political writing appears regularly in Vice and Bullett magazine, and has also been featured in Slate, the Wall Street Journal, Interview magazine, Men's Journal, and many others. He runs the blogs PTSOTL

Entries by Luke O'Neil

Why Supporting 'Buy Local' Campaigns Is More Conservative Than You Think

(61) Comments | Posted November 25, 2012 | 4:17 PM

We can all agree that Black Friday is an unequivocal evil, right? Many of us spent a significant portion of the weekend chuckling at the Day of the Locusts-like stampede of porcine consumers doing flatscreen-judo on the killing floors of Walmarts throughout the country, all the while decrying...

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Am I the Face of a Nigerian Online Romance Scammer?

(57) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 12:54 PM

If it hasn't happened already, it's likely that somewhere down the line each of us will have been the mark of an attempted online scam of one kind or another. You may imagine some shadowy cabal of Nigerian gangsters targeting naïve senior citizens unschooled in Internet security, or anonymous-style hackers...

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