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  • WILD PITCH

    WILD PITCH
    Baseball has a pretty standard soundtrack. You’ve got “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” and, here in Baltimore, “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” during the seventh-inning stretch. But during recent trips to Camden Yards, we’ve heard some cuts more up our alley—a wide range of seminal alternative bands from the ’80s.
  • That time the liquor board chairman quoted the Smiths

    Photo illustration by Charlie Herrick. Politicians and public officials often try to co-opt songs and pop culture references when they're on the campaign trail. It makes them "relatable" or something. It's rarer to see a public official cite lyrics when...

    Live Review: Johnny Marr

    Johnny Marr, born John Martin Maher in Manchester, England, co-founded some group in a shut-in's bedroom in the 1980s whose name this blogger can't quite recall before finding fame as a session musician on the ultimate Talking Heads album Naked. After...

    What's good this weekend?: San Fermin, "Indirect Effect," Efervescent Collective

    [caption id="attachment_20667" align="alignright" width="300"] Effervescent Collective. Credit: James Oshida.[/caption] Friday Local gallery Area 405 is taking on the look of some sort of curated woodworking shop for its new exhibit, Indirect Effect. L.A....

    @BaltoBeerBaron Looks Back On The Liquor Board: Top 10 Outrageous Moments

    [caption id="attachment_21270" align="alignleft" width="150"] Outgoing Liquor Board Chairman, Stephan Fogleman, once quoted The Smiths in a hearing.[/caption]10) Angry Pizza Purveyor: A Hollins Market Pizzeria owner was so frustrated with her server...