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  • "I subscribe to the Kubrick policy about discussing your own work, to wit: Do not."

    Tim Kreider used to do a cartoon for this very paper and he called it The Pain—When Will It End? It’s not in this very paper anymore, and if you are unfamiliar with it, you should go to the Internet right now and click on thepaincomics.com...
  • . . . but who are these guys, anyway?

    The Baltimore Grand Prix has been billed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other civic leaders as a tremendous win for the city and its residents, with a potential $100 million economic impact on the local economy and a $6 million boost to the city&...
  • E-Reader

    On July 4, 1971, Michael S. Hart typed the Declaration of Independence onto the mainframe computer at the University of Illinois, where he had just been given an account after enrolling at the school where his father taught Shakespeare and his mother...
  • Director Tate Taylor and actress Octavia Spencer talk about The Help

    Read a review of The Help This summer’s funny and moving history lesson—about the often uneasy relationships between black housekeepers and the white women they worked for in 1960s Jackson, Miss.—comes via The Help, a film version of the...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • The end is near-are the burbs the best place to live through it?

    Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs By Wendy Brown New Society, softcover In these years of war, high gas prices, political upheaval, economic meltdown, and frightening weather, Americans find themselves united across party lines in a way that...
  • Writer

    City Paper: So I hear you have a new literary project? Rafael Alvarez: I am beginning a book page, sort of a classic literary supplement like you used to have in the old days in newspapers, for North Baltimore patch.com, the AOL local news project. In a...
  • 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...
  • Jamilah Barnes Creekmur writes about growing up in Baltimore with her single mom--who loved a married man

    Jamilah Barnes Creekmur Participating exhibitor, 2010 Baltimore Book Festival Visit baltimorebookfestival.com for details “You know how it feels when you have a lump in the back of your throat?” Jamilah Barnes Creekmur asks as she talks...
  • 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...
  • Will print-on-demand technology save publishing or deliver its final death blow?

    “It’s a platform to engage with people,” Ellen Lupton says. “It was never meant to be a bestseller.” The MICA professor/graphic designer/DIY publishing guru is talking about Sexy Librarian, the debut novel by Julia Weist...