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  • Conflicts of Interest: A tale of two Charlies

    The other day at brunch, a guy sitting on the other end of the bar at Tavern on the Hill asked me what I was reading. It was an advance copy of  “Man in Profile,” Thomas Kunkel’s biography of the great literary reporter, Joseph Mitchell. I was almost done, though it doesn’t come out until April, so I was delighted to have someone who might want to talk about it. “My girlfriend’s an archivist,” he said after a short chat. “But I’m just a performing artist.” 
  • Legislative report says repeal film tax credits. Finally!

    Legislative report says repeal film tax credits. Finally!
    It's been 11 days since news broke that the Maryland Department of Legislative Services has given the state's film tax credits an enthusiastic two thumbs down. The draft report, dated Oct. 31, made its way to the DCist, the Washingtonian, CBS (in DC), and...

    Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away

    Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away
    Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel the city spent $300 million to build, which has lost about $50 million since its 2008 opening.  Caron Brace, the Mayor’s press secretary, and...

    Just Business?

    Just Business?
    Kenneth W. Watford says he is here because of an injustice.  Sitting on the other side of the sloppily caulked double Plexiglas window, his wide face and short cropped hair flecked with gray leaning into a flat microphone and speaker affixed to the...

    Copycat Kids Grow Up

    Copycat Kids Grow Up
    A few weeks ago, I started corresponding with Brooks Kossover after I heard his gallery, AmEx Contemporary, was asked to quit using that name by the American Express Corporation. I examined the letter and reached out to the credit card company, who...