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Sometimes it seems like Boston becomes a weirder place every day, from a Boston Yeti wandering our streets to erotic literature about our star athletes. After a winter’s worth of crazy news, we didn’t think this city could get any stranger. But the headlines we’re seeing this morning are truly next-level insane. Surely this can’t be because it’s April 1, right?

Images courtesy of Chandler Philpott, Michelle Buchman, and Mike Bergeron

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You Can Now Play Pacman in Any Boston Neighborhood Using Google Maps
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April Fool’s Day hasn’t even arrived yet, but Google Maps is already having their fun. You can now turn any place, any city, any neighborhood into a game of Pacman. All you have to do is select your favorite area (in Boston, of course), click on the Pacman icon on the bottom left corner and you can begin gobbling up little dots on your screen.
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Berklee College of Music (Jokingly) Announces Kazoo as Newest Principal Instrument
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Berklee College of Music is home to many talented music students from all walks of life. The institution is filled of songwriters, singers, and performers, but one thing they are lacking in are studied kazoo players. Today, April 1, Berklee president Roger Brown proudly and jokingly announced that the kazoo will be the school’s newest principal instrument. 
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Dissecting the Dark Years in Music Between the Alternative Boom and the Indie Revival
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Last week, Perry Eaton of BDCwire asked me to contribute to this piece on post-9/11 rock music. Today, we continued the conversation, widening the scope to that period in rock that followed the alternative boom of the early-to-mid 90s and preceded the indie rock bloom of the early-to-mid 00s. Then we tied it all in to the present-day, and the recent announcement of the Jay Z-backed streaming music service Tidal. More

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