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  • The Mail 8/12/14

    The Mail 8/12/14
    Logan’s Drive  City Paper’s July 23 column by Thaddeus Logan, “The Hopkins Hustle” (Hey Cabbie), was poignant. God bless cabbie Logan for showing compassion towards that desperate father trying to get his dying baby to the...
  • 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...
  • Box Brown takes pro wrestling very seriously

    Andre the Giant: Life and Legend Box Brown Philadelphia-based cartoonist and professional-wrestling superfan Box Brown, who released Andre the Giant: Life and Legend last week, can easily recall his earliest memory of Andre the Giant. Given his graphic...
  • Two Great Tastes

    | Image by Brian Ralph/newbodega.blogspot.com Yeah, this is a music blog, but nothing goes better with the rock 'n' roll than comic books, except maybe beer. OK, beer wins, but you can't drink beer through your internet connection. At least not yet....
  • The Making the Right Moves Entertainment Conference Makes a Few Wrong Moves

    Lesko | Image by City Paper Digi-Cam Last year, I attended the first Making the Right Moves Entertainment Conference, where I was invited to serve as a panelist. And though its execution was sometimes flawed, it felt like its organizer, Milestone Media,...
  • Book Review: The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

    Long before tragic starlets became ubiquitous figures in American pop culture, there was Louise Brooks. Those who were alive when the world was still in black and white regard her as one of the most captivating leading ladies of silent film. Younger...
  • Chris Toll Memorial Writing Prize

    Baltimore's Publishing Genius press just announced the creation of a poetry award in honor of  poet Chris Toll, who died in September of last year. The Chris Toll Memorial Writing Prize is intended to honor "one poet each year whose work indicates the...
  • Cute cats, drunken rants, and great books

    There was a while when everybody who launched a Kickstarter campaign thought it was big news that needed to go on the cover of the local alterantive weekly. And we are hoping that this post does not encourage you to return to that mind-frame, because...
  • In This Week's City Paper

    On the cover, Edward Ericson Jr. comes on down with West Baltimore "outsider artist" Van Freeman. After reading, your first visit, of course, should be VanFreeman.com, where you can spend a few minutes looking around, though it hasn't been updated for...
  • Feature Hole

    Time to play catch-up again. Most of these links are from Monday and over the weekend. Town and Gown: City Paper freelance music critic Robbie Whelan, writing for The Johns Hopkins News-Letter, investigates community involvement, among both students...
  • See Word

    A cute thing happened on the way to court-martial Monday. Baltimore Sun photographer Amy Davis shot Sgt. Jennifer Scala, a witness in a military prosecution of alleged Abu Ghraib guard misconduct. The uniformed Scala was photographed leaving the...
  • You Had Me at Dio

    ECW Press is a small, independent publisher based in Ontario, Canada, and it just made the S/Hitlist a customer for life thanks to the Heavy Metal Fun Time Activity Book, due out in September, and its 48 pages of heavy-metal laughs, chortles, and...