BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:21 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

BPR: Bulger Trial Update, David Bernstein on #MASen, Dunkin Donuts v. Starbucks, Top TV Shows

BPR 6/5/13
Shooting on the set for the final episode of The Sopranos. The series was recently named the greatest show of all time by the Writers Guild of America.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

  • WGBH contributor David Bernstein joined Jim and Margery to preview Wednesday's debate between Rep. Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez.
  • Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks? It's a battle for the ages, pitting East vs. West coast, lunch counter coffee versus Italian café-style. Jim and Margery opened the lines to hear listeners' preferences. Harvard Business School Historian Nancy Koehn lended some context to the discussion.
  • Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory talked to Jim and Margery about the challenges of covering the Whitey Bulger trial.
  • The Writers Guild of America has chosen the 101 greatest television shows of all time. Bob Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University, dissected the list. Listeners added their favorites.

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