David Filipov

David Filipov is a Living/Arts reporter for, covering the latest in lifestyle, arts and culture. As a Metro reporter and editor, he oversaw coverage of transportation, the environment, the casino industry, and contributed to the Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings. Previously, he was Moscow Bureau chief, reporting extensively in the former Soviet Union, Afghanistan and Iraq.

Latest stories

Padraig O’Malley makes peace for others, finds little for himself

By , Globe Staff

The conflict negotiator, a recovering alcoholic, readily admits that he has substituted one addiction for another.

Here’s a bus ride that will leave you spinning

By and Steve Annear , Globe Staff

BikeBus envisions a world where the commute to work becomes an opportunity to work out.

Prince could also be classy(ish) and deep, and these lyrics prove it

By , Globe Staff

We know that Prince sang a lot of really explicit songs about sex, but he could also be philosophical, fatalistic, and deep.

Prince was a virtuoso guitarist, and this video proves it

By , Globe Staff

He blew away the crowd with his blazing solo on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” in 2004.