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  • Mr. Wrong: Thanksgivingfullness will never have a finale

    Mr. Wrong: Thanksgivingfullness will never have a finale
    Hey turkeys, next week is my absolute fave-rave Holiday of the entire Calendar, to wit: Thanksgiving, and I say this as an Evolved human being who has (I think) a Complete Understanding of how the Ultimate Lesson of the First Thanksgiving is about the Wampanoag, those folks who already lived here, the Indigenous Population, if you will? They shoulda murdered all those settlers and preserved the Indigenous Way of Life! Because that is The American Way! Build a wall! Those so-called “settlers” don’t have papers! Kill! Kill!
  • Stop playing fast and loose with Bmore club history

    Stop playing fast and loose with Bmore club history
    This playing fast and loose with Baltimore club history must stop. The innovators, all of them working-class, most of them black, all from Baltimore, haven't really gotten their due or really received proper acknowledgement for their contributions to a...

    Fieldtripping: Staring at the Sun

    The only thing I love more than a good coupon is a membership card. I remember gazing longingly at the ads in my Archie Double Digest as a kid, the ones that promised a four-color button along with a shiny new membership card. I mean, who doesn’t...

    Neil Grauer, a veteran writer and cartoonist who created Johns Hopkins' blue jay

    Neil Grauer, a veteran writer and cartoonist who created Johns Hopkins' blue jay
    It’s hard to miss Neil Grauer at a cocktail party; he’s the guy with the crowd of people around him. His dapper suits, signature bow ties, and vintage eyeglasses draw them; his encyclopedic knowledge of Baltimore keeps them there. He is a...

    Field Tripping: Getting Historic

    I have one of those sweet day jobs where I don’t generally have to be anywhere on Fridays. I schedule all the stuff of life outside the workplace in that day—dentist appointments, therapy, trips to the aquarium to avoid the stickiness of...