Running a comic book store is not the same as being the manager of your local CVS. It involves knowing which characters your customers love to read each week and how many boxes of the new Magic: The Gathering set to buy for your store. It also means creating an inviting atmosphere, which is easier said than done in a city like Boston. More
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Batman Day is today, coming shortly after his 75th birthday, and he couldn’t be more beloved than he is right now.
Forget about that NASCAR race up in New Hampshire this weekend. Forget that Argentina and Germany are clashing in the FIFA World Cup final on Sunday. Forget about how the NFL preseason is creeping closer and closer. More
All that the United States Men’s National Soccer Team had to do was weather the storm of one last Portugal offensive possession. Unfortunately for the boys in red, white and blue, Cristiano Ronaldo delivered a perfect ball to Silvestre Varela, who was able to tie the game 2-2 in the last minute of added time. The US is now 1-0-1 through two matches in the group stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. More
For a city consumed by its love (or hate, depending on the week) for the Red Sox and baseball, one might think it has no time for soccer. According to the ratings so far during the 2014 FIFA World Cup though, one would be wrong. More
The FIFA World Cup has been around since 1930 and with each tournament since ‘62, there have been several songs dedicated the event. This year’s World Cup has a whole album dedicated to it called “One Love, One Rhythm.” The focus of the tournament is clearly on the games on the pitch and not the music. But that being said, the World Cup has led to some great…and not so great songs to be recorded over the years. Let’s take a look at the best and worst songs to ever be associated with soccer’s grandest tournament. More
The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil this week (yes, pun intended) but those of us who call the United States home might not be so familiar with the world tournament of football, or soccer, as we call it. The event comes just every four years and as the rest of the world likes to remind the States, soccer does not have the religious following here as it does pretty much everywhere else. With those facts in mind, here is BDCwire’s brief beginner’s guide to the World Cup for all of you who don’t want to feel lost during bar talk for the next several weeks.
The New England Revolution does not have a long, storied history filled with names like Bobby Orr, Ted Williams or Larry Bird. The Revs did not win three world titles between 2001 and 2004 like the other Robert Kraft-owned team that shares Gillette Stadium. They are, however, hoping to build their fan base in other ways, both on and off the pitch. More
Super Bowl XLVIII might not feature the Patriots but New Englanders still have plenty of folks to cheer for — or against. Let’s look at which guys from the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are worth getting behind, even if you’re still getting over the loss in Denver.