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  • Wandering Eye: The Frank Conaway Jr. scandal conveniently drops after Election Day, making the video game NFL Blitz, and more

    Wandering Eye: The Frank Conaway Jr. scandal conveniently drops after Election Day, making the video game NFL Blitz, and more
    Among many others in the media, Baltimore Sun reporter Luke Broadwater has been on the odd story of Democratic state Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr.'s astoundingly bizarre YouTube videos, in which the West Baltimore scion of his parents' longstanding local...
  • Free Will Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19): The driest place on the planet is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain per year. And yet in 2011, archaeologists discovered that it’s also home to a site containing the fossilized...
  • Wandering Eye: Feds setting up fake social media accounts, weed marketing, and water resources in Iraq

    Wandering Eye: Feds setting up fake social media accounts, weed marketing, and water resources in Iraq
    U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Timothy Sinnigen set up a fake Facebook account, posing as drug defendant Sondra Arquiett, and used it to post Arquiett's photos and send out friend requests, including to a fugitive—all without Arqueitt'...
  • High Times

    High Times
    Come Oct. 1, people in Maryland caught with less than 10 grams of pot or less will no longer face criminal penalties, thanks to the April 7 passage of a marijuana-decriminalization bill in the Maryland General Assembly, which Gov. Martin O’Malley...
  • Body Politic

    Body Politic
    Melissa Gira Grant’s debut book “Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work” (Verso) isn’t merely a sobering dissection of how sex work and sex workers are policed and understood in contemporary America, where a woman’s sexual...
  • Wandering Eye: The war over Uber in Maryland, psychos in the board room, and the U.S. News & World Report college rankings

    Wandering Eye: The war over Uber in Maryland, psychos in the board room, and the U.S. News & World Report college rankings
    Sometime CP contributor Andrew Zaleski has an interesting take in Politico on Uber's fight with the Maryland Public Service Commission—the only one (so far) that has ruled the ride-sharing company to be a livery provider subject to applicable...
  • Q&A: Amanda Blank Gets Deep

    Hailing from Philadelphia, MC Amanda Blank has been blowing heads with the way she works a rhyme for a good five-plus years, though only in the wider public eye for the last three or so. After guesting on singles and mixtapes from Spank Rock, Aaron...
  • Q&A: Local Composer David Smooke on the League of the Unsound Sound, March 20 at the Windup Space

    [caption id="attachment_3338" align="alignleft" width="269" caption="From davidsmooke.com"][/caption] On Sunday night the latest experimental music endeavor with firm Baltimore roots makes it local debut. Co-organized and -founded by local composer and...
  • Current Mood: Disgruntled

    On Sept. 26, the following letter appeared on the media blog Romenesko, a compendium of "media industry news, commentary, and memos," compiled by Jim Romenesko (view the original posting). The letter was signed by 100 Sun newsroom staffers and handed over...
  • In This Week's City Paper

    In the cover feature, Gadi Dechter goes long with the history of Galaxy tall tee. No links there, really, but in Mobtown Beat, Ryan Grim goes fishing with various groups, both environmental and sporting, trying to save the Chesapeake Bay's menhaden...
  • Behind the 8th Ball: 8th District Challengers Say Holton Not Visible Enough

    Ben Barnwell | Image by Photos by Jefferson Jackson Steele City Councilwoman Helen Holton Darryl Jefferson Andre Mahasa David Smallwood It's official. In 2026, Helen Holton won't be running for City Council. "If you find me here in 18 years," she...
  • We Feed Dead People

    The Office of Legislative Audits posted a gem last week: 34 pages examining the checks and balances on the state's welfare overseers. You can find the whole thing here, but the highlight is this: Food stamps and welfare checks went out to hundreds of...