Hillmaniacs (508 #377)

posted by Mike on April 7th, 2022


508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we discuss losing a judge and gaining a City Manager.


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Timothy S. Hillman is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

A Tale of Three City Manager Searches

508 #376: Endemic Life

posted by Mike on March 15th, 2022

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the City Council live commentary, Joe Petty’s campaign video, lifting Worcester’s mask mandate, our experiences getting COVID, nuclear war, endemic life, Substack, Brent Crude Oil, Metaculus Prediction Updates, Ukraine and its consequences, and COVID brain fog.


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Kevin Can Forget Himself w/Ali Reid (508 #375)

posted by Mike on November 18th, 2021

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Ali Reid, Worcester’s pre-eminent critic of public art, about Worcester Monopoly, Kevin Can F**k Himself, Ulysses, and the Abby Kelley Foster Memorial.


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COVID Is Over (Again) (508 #374)

posted by Mike on November 9th, 2021

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about local election results, Polar Park, COVID, Dune, commodities news, the rise of Bill Shaner, and the fall of underground punk shows.


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Happy Easter (COVID Is Over) (508 #373)

posted by Mike on April 7th, 2021

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we look at the back of the Polar Park sign and struggle to use the Pulse website.


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Post-COVID Imagination Deficit (508 #372)

posted by Mike on March 3rd, 2021

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about COVID in the Commonwealth, police in the schools, and the Worcester Pawsox schedule.


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Christmas on Ice (#371 w/Ali Reid)

posted by Mike on December 19th, 2020

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Ali Reid about Worcester’s skate mayor, “Christmas on Ice,” “Christmas a la Mode,” weird real estate mail, and the post-COVID Worcester of 2021.


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Hot Dog! (508 #370 w/ Shaun Connolly)

posted by Mike on October 7th, 2020

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Worcester legend Shaun Connolly about drought, banning Halloween, the state of standup, crime rates, and ballot questions.


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Hike Worcester (508 #369 w/ Justin Raphaelson and Colin Novick)

posted by Mike on September 30th, 2020

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk with Justin Raphaelson and Colin Novick about Justin’s unsupported, continuous run of the Hike Worcester Challenge, rats, trash, demolition, and forest fires.


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Airline Food (508 #368)

posted by Mike on September 23rd, 2020

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about the baseball field and related development, flying in and out of the state, restaurants and COVID-19, municipal broadband, and clean air.


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