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  • Married to a Slob

    I'm a 24-year-old straight, married female. I have been religiously reading your column in the Portland Mercury since I was 16. Thank you for explaining things that my parents wouldn't and for helping me clear the hurdles of adolescence! I turn to you...
  • Copy editor publishes nuggets of newsroom wisdom

    The Old Editor Says John Early McIntyre Apprentice House The Old Editor is an imposing man. As he walks into Nina's, a small restaurant across the street from The Sun's headquarters, the woman behind the counter says, "Hello, Mr. McIntyre. It's been a...
  • Black Classic Press founder and director

    City Paper: What are you reading right now? Paul Coates: My reading is strange at this point, in the sense that I spend a lot of time reading manuscripts, books that we’re preparing to republish. So right now I’m reading a book that we&...
  • Baltimore's Ariel S. Winter shoots new life into noir

    Like the main character in his novel, Ariel S. Winter walks out of the Owl Bar at the Belvedere and pushes his way through the revolving door in the lobby onto Chase Street, where uniformed officers still stand guard after the Aug. 10 shootings at the...
  • H.L. Mencken, Small Press Expo, Laura Lippman, and more.

    Sept. 8 Celebrate one of Baltimore's greatest writers, H.L. Mencken, with the annual Mencken Day at the Central Branch of the Pratt Library . Sept. 14 Renowned graphic novelist Daniel Clowes and Alvin Buenaventura sign the retrospective of Clowes' work...
  • City Paper's annual holiday gift guide

    Yes, we know, things are still a little tight for most folks. And while it’s the thought that counts and all that, you’re probably going to need to figure out something to put in a box to represent that fond thought for at least some of the...
  • Ninja Tune leans too heavily on outsiders for its imperfect anniversary comp

    Various Artists XX Ninja Tune What if Ninja Tune were more like Kompakt? The German techno label releases a two-CD compilation of new material every year-Total, now on volume 11, which is friskier than usual-and brings in the occasional brand-name...
  • Another Arthur Miller play wanders through the minefield of the nuclear family

    All My Sons By Arthur Miller At Everyman Theatre through Dec. 12 The truth is a double-edged sword, Chris Keller learns in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. It’s easy to be a crusader for truth when it coincides with your goals, such as marrying...
  • Massive tome celebrates 135 years of the humble menu

    Menu Design in America Taschen Hardcover We’ll go out on a limb here and assert that everyone reading Menu Design in America has read at least parts of at least one restaurant menu, which is all the background you need to deal with the subject...
  • A local cabbie's second book about life behind the wheel is a bumpy ride

    Thaddeus Logan analyzes every potential customer who hails his cab. First, he tries to figure out if you are likely to kill him, and then if you are likely to have the fare. From there, it gets more subtle. “If you seem like you might like opera, I&...
  • The Black Guerrilla Family gang aimed to show a way out of the criminal lifestyle-until its criminal activities brought it down

    “It’s hard to promote black nationalism when you have a black man in the White House,” Thomas Bailey said on Jan. 6, 2009, weeks before Barack Obama was sworn in as the first African-American President of the United States. Bailey, a...
  • Even the shortest of short stories have to make the reader care

    Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty Diane William McSweeney’s, hardcover Microfiction is, as the term would indicate, extremely brief. Stories can clock in at less than 100 words. It’s a form that I usually like, two of my favorite collections being...