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  • Federal budgeting SNAFU delays entitlement processing, lines bureaucrats pockets

    As congressfolk thrashed around to avoid yet another federal government shutdown, a little-noticed branch of our allegedly out-of-control entitlements system (it spent $124 billion last year) came to a screeching halt—in order that its managers...
  • The top earners are willing to blow up the house rather than have Obama touch their golden goose, the capital gains tax.

    Lately, when I end up in the inevitable political argument, I am often confronted with the phrase, “It’s all about the spending!” Like Barack Obama went on some sort of profligate spending spree since he got into office, compared to...
  • A compendium of '60s comics finally emerges more than 30 years late

    The Someday Funnies Edited by Michel Choquette Abrams ComicArts, hardcover How do you put a decade down on paper? With a period like, say, the 1960s, there’s a tendency to whittle it down until you’re left with the old standbys of HIPPIES,...
  • 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...
  • Two shows highlight retro car culture in Charm City

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Mobtown Greaseball Photo Gallery Click Here || ++++++++++++++++++++   Jimmy Moss drove a customized 1929 Model A Ford up to Baltimore from Fredericksburg, Va. With a greased-up pompadour, dark shades, and retro-greaser...
  • Boi wonder sees the world through jewel-covered glasses

    If you watch MTV or read fashion magazines, you’ve probably seen Stevie Boi’s work. Remember the jewel-encrusted sunglasses Lady Gaga wore on her Monster Ball tour? Boi made those. In fact, the 22-year-old Baltimore-based designer is largely...
  • Unwelcome Freshmen confound what being a rap rookie means

    By XXL ’s annual “Freshman 10 ” issue, wherein the hip-hop magazine declares a group of up-and-coming rappers the next big thing, is a major talking point among rap nerds. The discussion begins with predictions about who will be on the...
  • Terry Thompson's paintings draw on his days as a Baltimore club DJ

    Seven Days Runs through July 21 at Galerie Francoise For more information visit galeriefrancoise.com Terry Thompson was trying to tell himself something. It just took him awhile to see it in his work. The local artist started to notice it a few years...
  • We've been trying to figure that out for 35 years

    Someone asked me that question recently, and I opened my mouth and started to talk. It’s a question that comes up enough that I have a couple of standard answers I can riff on. If I’m talking to someone who assumes I work at a daily...
  • A new live talk-show aims to make literary discussion must-see

    When local writer Jen Michalski sees a void that needs filling, she’s the sort of person who goes ahead and fills it. Despite her full-time job copy-editing peer-reviewed medical journals and her active fiction-writing career, Michalski heads a...
  • Two magazine writers plumb the depths of grass-roots politics and Russia's outer limits

    Herding Donkeys By Ari Berman Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Travels in Siberia By Ian Frazier Farrar, Straus and Giroux That the magazine—glossy, rectangular, stapled, intrinsically dead-tree—is a dying breed is no secret. Over the last...