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  • Wandering Eye: Coffee is actually good for you, the Maryland Green Party remains on the ballot, and more

    Wandering Eye: Coffee is actually good for you, the Maryland Green Party remains on the ballot, and more
    Great news, everybody! It turns out that coffee is good for you! According to an article by Consumer Reports published in The Washington Post, current research says that "people age 50 to 71 who drank at least one cup of coffee per day had a lower risk than nondrinkers of dying from diabetes, heart disease or other health problems when followed for more than a decade." In another study, led by the Harvard School of Public Health, "those who drank four or more cups of caffeinated coffee per day were 20 percent less likely to develop depression than nondrinkers." Oh, and it decreases your likelihood for developing Type 2 diabetes. We here at Baltimore's Most Caffeinated Alternative Weekly feel a lot more justified in our multiple-pots-a-day coffee habit. (Anna Walsh)
  • Diaper Dandy

      I am a 28-year-old gay man living in a major East Coast city. I recently connected with a guy on a vanilla dating website, and we are quickly developing a real interest in each other. After talking online for a bit, we exchanged numbers. Our first...

    WHOLE LOTTA LOVECRAFT

    WHOLE LOTTA LOVECRAFT
      Chris LaMartina needed a new home for his cult. It was April 2013, and the Baltimore filmmaker was shooting his latest feature, a comedy-horror flick with the priceless title Call Girl of Cthulhu, which debuts at the Maryland Film Festival this week....

    J.M. Giordano explores the connection between sex, pop, and sugary confections

    American Sugar On view at Gallery CA on Oliver Street through August 31st. More at weekly.citypaper.com "I Smell Sex and Candy"-the chorus of the 1997 Marcy Playground song-is likely to infect the mind of anyone (of a certain age) who steps into Gallery...

    America's disability-benefits system is exploding, complicated, ripe for exploitation, almost broke, and all some people have

    When the weather is nice, Nathaniel Jackson Jr. can sometimes be found strolling the streets of Mount Vernon. He picks up medicine at a pharmacy for his 82-year-old aunt, or he stops by City Paper or Health Care for the Homeless. “I come here to...