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  • True-crime writer Chris Boardman lionizes cops, remembers victims, nurses inmates, and runs for office

    When Christopher Boardman first started working in Baltimore, at the port in the 1970s, he was already a frustrated writer. In the 1960s and early '70s, he'd penned opinions for the progressive Capital Times in Madison, Wisc., and missives for the Distant...
  • SOUND TRUMPS STUFF

    SOUND TRUMPS STUFF
    Al Margolis is mulling¬†over a new idea for how he’s going to release his music in the near future: with stuff that doesn’t contain music at all. By phone, the New York-based veteran DIY sound artist (aka If, Bwana) and improviser says that he&...
  • FILM REVIEW: HALF OF A YELLOW SUN

    FILM REVIEW: HALF OF A YELLOW SUN
    Half of a Yellow Sun Directed by Biyi Bandele Opens at the New African Films Festival at the AFI Silver Theatre March 13; additional screening March 16, followed by discussion with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -------------------- In many ways, ...
  • Poet honors Stephen Pitcairn in new collection

    Poet Shirley Brewer woke up on Monday, July 26, 2010 and turned on her computer to read the news online. She immediately saw a disturbing headline in The Sun about her neighborhood: "Murder in Charles Village." The killing had occurred the night before,...
  • First-person portrait of a pedophile keeps a finger pressed firmly on a painful place

    Tampa Alissa Nutting Ecco/HarperCollins "People who look like me don't go to jail." So says Celeste Price, the insanely self-confident sexual predator who is the antiheroine of Alissa Nutting's debut novel, Tampa. Celeste is pretty and blond, fit and...
  • Your guide to the juiciest parts of the Baltimore Book Festival

    Baltimore Book Festival is a perennial highlight of the city's cultural calendar, showcasing some of our best organizations, bookstores, publishers, and media outlets (did we mention City Paper has a booth?). It's also surprisingly lively and fun for a...
  • What City Paper has done this year is privilege the work of men and ignore the work of women.

    Bob Price is Right Bravo! to the City Paper on its reporting about Bob Price, the unemployed steelworker ("A Millwright's Tale," City Folk, Dec. 12). Finally, a story about an intelligent workingman with insight about the state of American labor and...
  • City Paper's 14th Annual Fiction Contest

    No one would be able to make sense of it, not on the day it happened and not in the weeks that followed either. It would be the least explicable to Jacinta, the Dominican custodian who found his body swinging from the sixth floor staircase in...
  • Experimental writing that aims for a broad audience

    Megan McShea recognizes the importance of established order. Before moving to Baltimore in 2000, she worked as a film and photography researcher for a historical collection. Once here, she held a position for a few years in MICA's slide library before...
  • The strangest questions Amy Webb has ever seen

    Amy Webb's Facebook page shows that, over the last couple weeks, she has been interviewed by CNN, the Guardian, 20/20, Good Morning America, Marketplace, and a slew of other media outlets, all about her book Data, a Love Story (Dutton). In the book,...
  • Apology hunting

    Twenty-one-year-old female here. When we were both 14, my first boyfriend took advantage of me. I wanted to explore my sexuality a little, but things went further than I wanted. One day, we were kissing with him on top of me. We were both fully clothed,...
  • The right to give the world its kink has long been exercised-and defended-from an old Baltimore warehouse

    If ever there was to be a Baltimore landmark noted for its ties to free-speech battles, it might well be the historic brick warehouse at 3300 Clipper Mill Road in Hampden-Woodberry, a building that once produced sails for the Baltimore clipper ships...