508 #132: Relics

posted by Mike on October 15th, 2010

508 is a show about Worcester. This week’s panel includes Jen Burt, the Venerable Man Shing, and Brendan Melican.


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[0:00] The first few of more than 1000 Buddhist relics are installed at Worcester’s Linh Son Temple, 16 Ruthven Avenue. They will be on display this weekend only.

[6:25] We learn a little about the relics.

[11:28] Venerable Man Shing talks about the temple and Buddhism.

[20:14] Jen talks about the striking Clark University cafeteria workers.

[21:55] The temple’s Abbess blesses Jen with a relic.

[25:18] Mike notes there’s an interesting post at InCity Times this week.

We’ve received a shocking number of questions about Mike’s wardrobe. In the styleblogger tradition: jacket, Faconnable; shirt, Brooks Brothers; chinos, Patagonia; tie, Luciano Barbera for Louis Boston; pocket square, Hermes. Brendan is threatening to raise his game on this front….

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