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Jamie Loftus was born in Boston and has been working in the general area ever since, often wearing her mom's maternity jacket from 1992. She's thrilled to be joining BDCwire as a staff writer and also performs all around the country as a standup and sketch performer.

Stories by Jamie Loftus

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‘The Wire’ Creator Made a Powerful Plea for Baltimore Rioters to “Go Home”
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There are few names more synonymous with Baltimore than David Simon. He covered crime for the Baltimore Sun for thirteen years, literally wrote the book about murder in the city, and created the HBO series The Wire.

Simon spoke out on his blog yesterday regarding the Baltimore riots, saying “changes are necessary and voices need to be heard,” but nonviolently. More

Movies
Premiere Of Paramount Pictures' "Men, Women & Children" - Arrivals
Extras Fed Up With Native American Sterotypes Walk Off Set of Adam Sandler’s New Movie
Movies

Some will say that Adam Sandler is most famous for his early works like Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison, others will remember his sharp decline into mediocrity in the ’00s. His project The Ridiculous Six, a clear spoof of 1960’s The Magnificent Seven, appears to lampoon the stereotypes of old Western films, to the point where extras are walking off set due to the film’s portrayals Native Americans. More

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We Made Marty Walsh, Mark Wahlberg, and Other Bostonians Dance For You
Technology

If you haven’t heard of the MyIdol app by now, don’t worry – it’ll be a distant, Internet-based fever dream inside of twenty-four hours. The free app was developed in China and, while not incredibly user-friendly to English-speaking users, allows you to superimpose the face of your choice into an avatar.

We figured we’d do our part in beating this dead horse into the ground, so without further ado, here are some of your Boston favorites like you’ve never seen them before, and hopefully never see them again. More

Movies
Chris Evans & Jeremy Renner on Captain America future and Spider-Man joining the MCU
Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner’s Latest Interview Has ‘Avengers’ Fans Pissed
Movies

Marvel fans are up in arms, and it’s for a good reason. Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner were on the promotions tour for Avengers: Age of Ultron when a reporter from Digital Spy asked them about “shipping” within the franchise, or “support of a romantic pairing between two characters in a fictional series,” particularly with Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow character.

“She’s a slut,” Jeremy Renner said immediately, and Evans burst into hysterics.

“I was gonna say something along that line,” he laughed. “She’s a complete whore.” Renner would also scoff at Black Widow’s prosthetic leg, hinting at its undesirability.

Let the fan battle begin. More