Irish singer-songwriter Bono and members of his band U2 pose with their trophies they were given in the category "Music International" during the Bambi awards on November 13, 2014 in Berlin. The Bambis are the main German media awards. (AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL)

A Bar in Somerville Trolled U2 Fans with a “Secret Show” That Never Happened

U2 were set to play a secret show at the Burren in Somerville…except they weren’t, at all. But the mere rumor was enough to pack the bar with eager U2 fans, who tweeted their anticipation – and disappointment.


NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 02:  Ghostbusters were part of the 80s theme at the Tenth Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl Party on February 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Leather & Laces)

Here’s Your First Look at the New ‘Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1 Car – IN BOSTON!

Director Paul Feig has revealed the new “Ecto-1” car design for the new “Ghostbusters” movie – and it’s in Boston! We have the photos to prove it.


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Sign Dave Grohl’s Cast Using Twitter

“When a Rock God breaks a leg, he finishes the show,” reads the website. “When mortals sign his cast, they do it with the Internet.”


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Heidi Watney Had An Issue With Our Tweet

Heidi Watney had a viral video going around of her having trouble getting through an MLB report. The reason was said on air but she didn’t like how we promoted it. Take a listen to how it all went down.


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These #Bandwiches Are Making Us Hungry

Comedy Central’s ‘@midnight’ is turning band names into sandwiches. Combining music and food…naturally, we’re going to contribute.


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The Best of #Unpopular80sBands on Twitter

Twitter likes to have fun with hashtags. One of Twitter’s favorite pastimes is taking a popular subject and putting a funny twist on it – which gave birth Monday to #Unpopular80sBands. Here are the best tweets of the day.


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The Inevitable Star Wars Related Tweets About Harrison Ford’s Plane Crash

When a legendary sci-fi hero survives a catastrophic event, the creativity of fanboys and fangals on Twitter ignites.


Malcolm Butler (R) of the New England Patriots intercepts a pass intended for Ricardo Lockette (L) of the Seattle Seahawks late in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX  on February 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24.       (AFP PHOTO /  TIMOTHY  A. CLARY)

Boston’s Best Twitter Reactions to Malcolm Butler’s Super Bowl-Clinching Interception

Malcolm Butler’s game-winning interception will go down as one of the greatest plays in Super Bowl history. But because of Pete Carroll’s play-call it will also be one of the most controversial. Here are the best reactions from Boston-area fans to the play everyone is talking about.



Tragic “Nationwide” Commercial Sets Social Media Abuzz

It was an interesting year for Super Bowl commercials this year – one ad that has everyone talking the morning after is for Nationwide insurance. If Nationwide wanted to bring the mood way down during the game, they may have succeeded.


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Best #BlizzardOf2015 Tweets In Boston (So Far)

While many Massachusetts residents are holed up in their houses riding out the storm, a handful of others have taken to social media to document the Blizzard of 2015 as best they can.