Columnist

Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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Kevin Cullen

Stand-up comic is a Labor Day stand-in

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Staff

It was tough for Paul Elwell to make a living as a comedian, but now he’s back doing standup as a working man on and off stage, telling jokes.

Kevin Cullen

A way of life prevails in Market Basket saga

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Columnist

The Market Basket story is a drama, an allegory, morality play, and fairy tale, all rolled into one.

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Despite loss of Jim Foley, compassion never dies

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Columnist

If you want to understand what kind of person James Foley was, you don’t have to do much more than listen to his parents, John and Diane.

Kevin Cullen

Irish seek truth behind babes’ unburied bones

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Columnist

The saga is yet another exercise in Ireland’s ongoing, agonizing confrontation with its uncomfortable past.