Disclosure: The editor of the Metro Minute and its sidekick , Get Smart, is a member of the family.
Still, we all could use to lighten up. So it would be nice to see this daily pair of brights, listicles and what we used to call alternative story forms find a home on Bostonglobe.com. The stories are scattered on the site but, subscribers can find the full Metro Minute it in the e-paper.
A few samples