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  • 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...
  • . . . 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...
  • In Her Own Write

    Peacock-proud rock writers like to point toward the wild late 1960s and early ’70s as a time when critics’ voices and writing really let the shit fly. But by the time the boys were making noise about rock ‘n’ roll in Crawdaddy!,...
  • 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&...
  • James Franco is way too pretty to play Allen Ginsberg, but he manages to inhabit the poet's idiosyncratic skin

    Howl Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman Opens Oct. 29 at the Charles Theatre First off: James Franco is way too pretty to play Allen Ginsberg. Not saying Ginsberg was ugly—it’s difficult to think of another American writer who...
  • The writer and illustrator talk about their collection of short stories Genghis Cum

    Violet Glaze and Josh Meyers read from and sign I Am Genghis Cum Atomic Books Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. For more information visit atomicbooks.com Writer Violet Glaze and illustrator Josh Meyers slide quietly into a coffeeshop corner table on a weekday...
  • Will Google Books kill print and paper libraries? Long live the new text?

    The squat building that sits atop the hill that rises to the west from North Charles Street just before University Parkway holds its treasure underground. When you enter the Milton S. Eisenhower Library on Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus,...
  • Reptilian Records' Chris X pleads guilty, gets probation on drug charges

    On March 15, 44-year-old Christopher Neu, better known as “Chris X,” owner of Reptilian Records in Baltimore, started five years of probation during which he could face up to 60 years of incarceration if he is found to be in violation. As...