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The Mystery Behind Matt Damon’s Weird Email Address, Solved
TV

Thanks to Wikileaks creating a searchable index of the leaked Sony emails, we now know Ben Affleck asked Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates to remove mention of his slave-holding ancestor from Gates’s PBS series, Finding Your Roots.

We also know Matt Damon wrote an email to Harvard president Drew Faust advocating for a prospective student’s admission to the college, which caused some confusion among Harvard staff because it came from Damon’s personal email, an oddly named Earthlink account.

And now we’ve solved the mystery behind Damon’s email address, an inside joke between him and Casey Affleck about an obscure R&B singer from the ’80s revealed in a 2002 interview with the Boston Phoenix. But first, some background. More

Movies
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Get a First Taste of Growly Ben Affleck in Leaked ‘Batman v Superman’ Trailer
Movies

The wait for new Batman seems extra long when Ben Affleck is involved. But worry not– today we are graced with the first taste of Batfleck thanks to a leaked trailer, which is officially set to debut in IMAX on Monday, April 20. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice doesn’t open until March 25 of next year, but this is certainly enough of a sneak peek to get excited. More

Politics
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Ben Affleck Drops ‘Batman’ Spoiler in Senate Hearing
Politics

Beloved Bostonian Ben Affleck was on television today, but not on the usual channels — he was testifying at a Senate hearing on C-SPAN regarding foreign aid and international diplomacy. But before discussing this serious topic, he managed to drop a bit of a spoiler for the upcoming Batman film while giving a shoutout to a longtime New England senator. More

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The Funniest One-Star Reviews of Classic Boston Movies on Amazon
Technology

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