Monte Belmonte

Monte Belmonte

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merrian webster

Friday, March 18, 201603/18/2016

Word Nerd: The Exceptions Quiz

In Podcasts

Do not take exception to this Merriam-Webster quiz administered to Monte by Word Nerd, Emily Brewster.

gnz11 galaxy universe

Monday, March 14, 201603/14/2016

Mr. Universe: A Galaxy Far, Far, Far, Far, Far Away

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Sure, it’s got a boring name: GN-z11. But this little smudge of a galaxy is an amazing snapshot of the…


Monday, March 14, 201603/14/2016

Boy Toy. Girl Toy. Boy, oh boy.

In Podcasts

Northampton’s Dan Nessel from has taken on The Toy Industry Association, asking them to get rid of “Boy Toy…

tents cancer campout

Monday, March 7, 201603/07/2016

Why We Campout For The Cancer Connection

In Podcasts

Meet Wendy Berg, Karen Jacobus, and Diane Gary. We hope their stories will motivate you to donate.

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Friday, March 4, 201603/04/2016

How Josh Goldman Lit Up The Shea

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While the whole thing has been a team effort, this mensch has basically dropped EVERYTHING and has been working tirelessly…


Friday, March 4, 201603/04/2016

Wine Snob: Gascony. It’s a gas!

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Weird wines from a lesser know French wine region some of which have some AMAZING aromas. Stay gold, Gascony. Stay…

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Thursday, March 3, 201603/03/2016

Word Nerd: Reticent Vs Reluctant

In Podcasts

Emily Brewster, Resident Wordster, from Merriam-Webster helps us understand when to use which.

Angry cat

Thursday, March 3, 201603/03/2016

Heavy Petting: How To Cut A Cat’s Nails

In Podcasts

Answer: Have Dr. Steve from Sunderland Animal Hospital do it for you.


Thursday, March 3, 201603/03/2016

Children Of The Wild

In Podcasts

A preview of their experimental folk opera and one of the only chances you’ll get to hear it at The…


Monday, February 29, 201602/29/2016

Uncle Vanya @ The Academy of Music

The Academy’s production of a late 19th Century play with particular relevance for today.

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Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

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Stern father finally praises you


"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.