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Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Mustachioed truckers attack a camp of crust-punk kids...

History Channel

Veteran professor of English and drama at the Notre Dame of Maryland University, he...

That Somber City

As a recent transplant to Baltimore, I spend a lot of time sitting on my stoop,...

The Dead Will Walk Fells Point

“Stay God, Sweet Angel” begins with a stabbing. It’s a...

Alice Goffman: On The Run

The first time I saw someone cut off his GPS monitoring device I was surprised by...

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Baltimore episode of "Drunk History" airs tonight, Mother's hosts a viewing party

Back in January, Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," was back home...

The Mobtown Ballroom can now serve booze, making it easier for people to dance (or think they can)

Mobtown Ballroom's practitioners of swing and the Lindy Hop will now be able to work on their...

Table Tennis Nemesis

Table Tennis Nemesis

The opposite of stately and plump, Geoff Dyer walked into Politics and Prose...

New bio of Big Star's Alex Chilton reveals multifaceted and tragic life

One morning in 1977, Alex Chilton, 26, former lead singer of the Box Tops and of...

An interview with Lia Purpura

Essayist and poet Lia Purpura teaches the craft of writing across the U.S., including at the Rainier...

Former steel worker wins prestigious poetry prize

In the summer of 1970, Afaa Michael Weaver was a clerk recording the weight of...

Worse Than The Blues

Worse Than The Blues

Bob Dylan sang, "If my thought-dreams could be seen, they'd probably put my head in...

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