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  • Best of Baltimore

    Best of Baltimore
    Even my hangover is hungover after what was the best Best of Baltimore party in years. It’s always great. We bust ass on an issue for months, have countless sleepless nights, fret over the things we love and hate about the city, and then we get to invite all of those people to a big party. It is beautiful. But it was even better this time, partially thanks to Dan Deacon (“Best Beanie Hat”), who last year told Josh Sisk (“Best Backpack”), as we stood drinking at the party, “Y’all should let me do this next year.” So we held him to it and got Sierra Myst, his DJ collaboration with Book of Morrin, to DJ it. At various points Ed Schrader (“Best Holy Shit I Didn’t Recognize You With Your Shirt On”) and DDm (“Best Smile”) fabulously took the stage. 
  • Sympathy for the plagiarist

    Sympathy for the plagiarist
    Many years ago—it was at least 15; might’ve been more than 20—I called up the cartoonist Peter Mueller to ask about a cartoon of his called “Mental Floss.” I don’t remember what I needed to know. I might have just...

    News Hole

    While we were thinking slots had a pretty good chance to get through the General Assembly this session, the Angelos family's decision to not buy P.G. County's Rosecroft Raceway can't be good for slots supporters. The Post's story focuses more on the...

    Crabs, Horses, and Other Local Fauna

    Pickers on the Way: Earlier this week I linked to a Post story about Chesapeake Bay seafood processors awaiting federal legislation that would allow more Mexican workers in to pick crabs. Well, yesterday they got their wish; the legislation, slipped...


    This weekend's Preakness Stakes--Afleet Alex won, by the way--brought with it a load of national attention to Maryland's slots issue. The Sun dutifully covers the story here. For the Conventional Wisdom, and a national perspective, see USA Today. WYPR's...