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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...


    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...

    News Hole

    Breaking News: Maryland's U.S. Attorney calls off federal investigation into City Council ethics lapses. Sounds like the right call here. Former U.S. Attorney Thomas DiBiagio and his fishing trips had been completely discredited as purely political...

    Capitol Steps

    Cellular Division: It's a long way till next year's gubernatorial Democratic primary election, but Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan, realizing he's far behind in the polls, isn't letting that stop him from taking potshots at his main Democratic...