• NOW HIRING: Simon Pearce is Looking for a Creative Director.

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    Simon Pearce in Windsor, VT is looking for a Creative Director. Check out this full-time opportunity now.

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  • That Rolling Stone Cover: Worth the Trouble?

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    So, as you know, Rolling Stone magazine broke the internet by publishing this cover for their August issue, and inciting some strong reaction from folks who care:

    We are all for freedom of the press and freedom of speech here at the Egotist. But more than anything, we are big supporters of the heroes, victims and survivors of that fateful in April. So is the controversy caused by this cover worth the trouble? Or the coverage and attention it's been getting? Or the energy people have been spending to contemplate, react and then voice their violent disapproval of it?

    Is this another case of sensationalism trumping journalism? Was it on purpose? Did RS expect the backlash?

    In any case, we wanted to feature one of those responses to the magazine cover; it is particularly articulate, especially considering it's coming from our very own, Mayor Tom "Mumbles" Menino himself:

    What do you think?

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  • Miracles of Modern Science Kill it with 'Get Lucky' Cover.

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    We recently saw these guys perform live at the Red Room and we wish we had brought more friends to experience their awesomeness...

  • Paul Revere For Fiat: 'The British Are Coming-- No, Wait...'

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    This hits close to home, no? Even just a little? Whatever, we like it.

  • Someone Please Get Us Some Cronuts.

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    Damn right we also recognize creative excellence in the kitchen. Now, Dunkies, can you please get on this? Or better yet, any local bakery for that matter? We're looking at you, Flour.

    Happy National Doughnut Day!

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  • For The One Fund: One Voice - 'Dirty Water'

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    To raise awareness for The One Fund, local musicians from the South Shore of Massachusetts gathered together to record their version of 'Dirty Water'.

    You can download the track here.

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  • Bruins Come Back From 4-1 Deficit to Win Game 7 in OT.

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    Bruins 5, Maple Leafs 4. 'Nuff said.


    Agency: Mullen

    Don't poke the bear.

  • Before You Go Out Into the Real World...

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    If you live around Boston, we don't have to tell you that it's commencement season – the Hub doesn't have a reputation for being a "college town" for nothing. And so, to commemorate this momentous time of the year, and just to show you how geeky we really are over here at the Egotist, here are three of our top commencement speeches – all from the past decade or so:

    You know what, here are two more speeches you should really check out:

    There's something about the creativity and thoughtfulness that go into this kind of writing – and speaking (!) – that we just find fascinating and inspiring, in and of itself... We said we were geeky over here, didn't we?

    Do you have a favorite commencement speech you want to share? Post away on the comments section below.

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