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Charles Pierce

In Praise of Musical Intelligence

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

I'm old fashioned. I have deep respect and undying love for great songs. Some of them were written for Broadway shows; others to be performed at parties and in nightclubs. Some became popular over the radio or because they were included in beloved movie musicals.

Fandom, Fathers and the Violence of Football

Nathan Hegedus | Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents
Nathan Hegedus

If Dad laughs, cries and high fives about the Red Sox, his kids are going to use the Red Sox to laugh, cry and high-five with him.

Tiger Woods Is So, So, So Much Bigger Than Golf

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matthew DeBord

Woods orchestrated a decade of deception. Nixon wasn't this good.

Media Research Center Takes Ted Kennedy-Related Quote Out of Context

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Pierce's statement, misrepresented by the MRC, came in the context of a larger statement about how the Chappaquiddick incident effectively kept Kennedy from having the "moral credibility" to be president.

Charles Pierce Slams Mainstream Media For Promoting Liz Cheney, Obama 'Birthers' Movement (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Shuster, guest-hosting for Keith Olbermann on "Countdown" last night, invited Boston Globe Magazine writer Charles Pierce on the program to disc...