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Joanna Weiss
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We’ve all gotten an education this week, a slow-mo, step-by-step lesson in how domestic violence happens and how hard it is to escape
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When I learned that Harold Ramis died last week, I reacted they way I’m guessing many others did: By queueing up “Groundhog Day.” The 1993 movie about almost-eternal life, which Ramis co-wrote and directed, is the deepest light comedy of all time, variously held up as a parable of Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Kabbalah, Nietsche, Camus, the Sisyphus myth, the practice of yoga, the process of recovery. It’s less celebrated — though it should be...
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Olympics? Are you kidding me? After last this week’s weather, the last thing I want to do is watch more ice and snow on TV. Besides, I’m already maxed out on the spectacle from Sochi — the political intrigue, the sad tales of dead dogs, the dramatic whining on Twitter over hotel conditions. Fortunately, I’ve watched enough Olympic games that I can pretty well guess the primetime TV highlights. So here are my predictions, penned well before things...
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News of the “Facebook vacation” is, in some ways, a significant milestone in our growing relationship with social media. Early complaints about Facebook centered on the fact that interactions were fak...
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Op-ed columnist, digital editor, occasional talking head
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Writing, editing, commentary, social media
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  • The Boston Globe
    Columnist, present
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Boston - New Orleans - Baton Rouge - Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Joanna Weiss is an op-ed columnist for the Boston Globe, a radio and TV commentator, and the author of the novel Milkshake.
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  • Harvard
    1994
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