by Robert Gillis
Published in the Foxboro Reporter and the Boston City Paper 8/2015
In response to your literally thousands of cards, emails, and letters, and at the request of my 42,000 Twitter followers, I present you with a brand-new slow news day, random thoughts, end of summer edition!
Speaking of summer, every year in late August, we all realize the summer days are precious. That said, I JUST PUT AWAY MY SNOW THROWER FOUR MONTHS AGO.
by Robert Gillis
Published in the Foxboro Reporter and Boston City paper 11/2012
Tuesday morning, 11:00am; still no power at home; I am off from work for the day and at Foxboro Cable Access – command central for FCA-TV, grateful to my friends here to let me borrow a computer for an hour. I wanted to get these words out for this post-Sandy edition.
Along with most of the town, I lost electricity on Monday around 3:45pm .
By Robert Gillis, who decided to rewrite the AP for April Fool’s Day
Breaking news from Geneva, 3/31/2010 — “The world’s largest atom smasher conducted its first experiments at conditions nearing those after the Big Bang, breaking its own record for high-energy collisions with proton beams crashing into each other yesterday at three times more force than ever before.”- AP News Story
Exciting stuff! Y’know, I think I’ll write the story…
Hey sports fans, big news today at the Large Hadron Collider’s (NYSE:LHC) in Geneva!
By Robert Gillis
Published in the Boston City Paper 8/2006
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Leading astronomers declared Thursday that Earth is no longer a planet under historic new guidelines that downsize the solar system from nine planets to eight.
Today, after a week of violent conflict, the International Astronomical Union stripped Earth of the planetary status it has held since its discovery in 1,912,917,073,143,640 B.C. The new definition of what is — and isn’t — a planet was met with applause and fear as the IAU continues its relentless quest to rule the solar system.