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  • What was once unthinkable is the new reality

    Well, well, well, how the worm does turn. Back in 1977, if I'd have told my father that one day there'd be a bronze statue of Frank Zappa at the corner of Eastern Avenue and South Conkling Street, he'd have said, "Better stop smoking that shit, Ace."...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore Sun Media Group, BCPS, Inspector General, City Paper, and House of Cards

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || 1 Baltimore Sun Media Group Amid endless uncertainty in the newspaper industry and at its parent Tribune Company, BSMG made what can only be described as a good move...
  • UMBC presents a cropmarks-and-all look at newspaper photographs

    You would think newspapers have a responsibility to present photographs as unquestioned reality, right? Photos are visual reporting, putatively unbiased and accurate! Remember how everybody called bullshit when Iran sent out an "enhanced" photo of a not-...
  • Richard Caton Woodville lived fast, died young, and left some beautiful paintings

    New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville At the walters art museum through June 2 The French poet Charles Baudelaire wrote "The Painter of Modern Life," his hugely influential study of the painter and illustrator Constantin Guys, in...
  • Reflections on covering Ocean City, 30 years later

    It was as close to being to being a foreign correspondent as I ever got: covering everything that moved in Ocean City for The Baltimore Sun from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Thirty years ago this month, an A.S. Abell Company editor-my mentor, Gil...
  • Baltimore writer Wil Hylton goes deep to solve a decades-old mystery

    On a military barge in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, half a world away from his home in Baltimore, Wil S. Hylton felt ghosts. "I got on this barge thinking I was going to do a magazine piece," says Hylton, who was on an assignment from GQ. "And I...
  • KAL has been drawing-and occasionally influencing-history for 35 years

    Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher once saved the Block, Baltimore's notorious red-light district. Or at least that's how former Mayor Kurt Schmoke sees it. In a 2012 article, Schmoke, then the dean of Howard University's law school, wrote that in the face of...
  • Paul Auster presents a portrait of the artist as a tedious undergrad

    Paul Auster occupies an odd territory on the map of American literature today, a patch of brush bordering the gerontocracy of establishment patriarchs like Philip Roth and John Irving on one side and the self-governing, black flag-flying republics of...
  • Local author paints searing picture of Iraqi Kurdistan

    There Heather Rounds Emergency Press The late reporter Ryszard Kapuscinski covered many of the wars and revolutions of the second half of the 20th century for state-run Polish newspapers, earning himself several death sentences. When asked how he...
  • Tom Scilipoti has been documenting Baltimore for over 50 years

    The name Mitchell Rozanski, a homegrown bishop with the Archdiocese of Baltimore, came up the other day at Vikki's lunch counter in Broadway Market. A gray-haired man of 83, chatting with another old-timer from the neighborhood, turned from his bacon and...
  • From Baltimore to L.A. with Mike Sager, via celebrity, excess, drugs, madness,Esquire, and Rolling Stone

    Mike Sager talks like one of the guys from Barry Levinson's Diner, fast and nonstop, riffing from one thing to another. And in fact, he grew up in Pikesville, not far from where Levinson grew up, and just a few years behind him. He went from there to work...