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  • Wandering Eye: Bad news for Martin O'Malley in Iowa, Dan Deacon plays the NPR offices, and more

    Wandering Eye: Bad news for Martin O'Malley in Iowa, Dan Deacon plays the NPR offices, and more
    We've told you about the ways Dan Deacon's new album, "Gliss Riffer," "splits the difference between wilder-eyed mutations of his songwriting aesthetic and experimental conservatory fare." We talked with Dan about learning to deal with his anxiety and...
  • Wandering Eye: Goucher takes the pulse of Marylanders, a college becomes a benefit corporation, and more

    Wandering Eye: Goucher takes the pulse of Marylanders, a college becomes a benefit corporation, and more
    Goucher College's pollsters tend to pose interesting questions of Marylanders, and the poll released yesterday was no exception. It shows, among many other things, that 72 percent support making schools start after Labor Day, 75 percent want to make...
  • Wandering Eye: Frank Conaway Sr. passes away, China's takeover of the US pork industry, and more

    Wandering Eye: Frank Conaway Sr. passes away, China's takeover of the US pork industry, and more
    The inimitable Frank Conaway Sr., the longtime elected clerk of the Baltimore City Circuit Court and scion of an enduring and enigmatic political dynasty, has died in his sleep at 81 years old. The Sun's Jacques Kelly wrote the paper of record's obituary,...
  • Parents organize opposition to Hogan's education cuts

    Parents organize opposition to Hogan's education cuts
    Hundreds of parents, teachers, and activists gathered at Waverly Elementary School last night to organize opposition to Gov. Larry Hogan's announced plan to cut $35.5 million in funding for Baltimore City Public Schools. (Disclosure: My wife is a...
  • Nose-picking, cringe-worthy Skynyrd tunes, and automatic defibrillators: The Nose goes to Gov. Hogan's inaugural gala

    Nose-picking, cringe-worthy Skynyrd tunes, and automatic defibrillators: The Nose goes to Gov. Hogan's inaugural gala
    Daniella, the new Maryland governor’s 2-year-old granddaughter, just wouldn’t quit. There she was, up on the stage in her mom’s arms, right next to Larry Hogan at his inaugural gala at the Baltimore Convention Center, way past bedtime on...
  • Wandering Eye: Anne Arundel County's checkered voting history, before Baltimore embraced Poe, and more

    Wandering Eye: Anne Arundel County's checkered voting history, before Baltimore embraced Poe, and more
    Today's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. gives good reason to consider Maryland's electoral history in the era of this country's civil-rights struggle, along with a contemporary fact: that a majority of Anne Arundel County's wealthy, largely white,...
  • The Mosby Effect: The inauguration of Baltimore's new state's attorney was a godly rebuke of her critics

    The Mosby Effect: The inauguration of Baltimore's new state's attorney was a godly rebuke of her critics
    As a candidate last year for Baltimore City state’s attorney, Marilyn J. Mosby cast herself as a crime crusader who, unlike incumbent Gregg Bernstein, would sow dread among Baltimore criminals. Calling Bernstein so ineffective that “it’s...
  • Free Will Astrology 1/14/15

    Free Will Astrology 1/14/15
    ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will never make anything that lasts forever. Nor will I or anyone else. I suppose it’s possible that human beings will still be listening to Beethoven’s music or watching “The Simpsons” TV show 10,000...
  • Clicking and Streaming: 'The Nine Lives of Marion Barry' and 'Happy,' two knotty documentaries

    Clicking and Streaming: 'The Nine Lives of Marion Barry' and 'Happy,' two knotty documentaries
    "The Nine Lives of Marion Barry" Directed by Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer Streaming via Hulu To many, Marion Barry, the recently deceased longtime mayor of Washington, D.C., is misunderstood—a formative D.C. political figure whose real...
  • The Mail: War Protester

    The Mail: War Protester
    As I sit here in my cell at the Chesapeake Detention Facility in Baltimore, reading the City Paper articles about protestors who are upset that white police officers are killing black men (“This is What Democracy Looks Like,” Feature, Nov. 10)...
  • June Wing

    June Wing
    Just in front of Catt Hall, on the University of Iowa campus, lies a patio dubbed the “Plaza of Heroines.” Each brick in that plaza is engraved with the name of a great woman, and in section F, row 8, there is June Wing’s brick. Long...
  • Bishop L. Robinson

    Bishop L. Robinson
    It’s not possible to say how Maryland would be different if Bishop L. Robinson had run for mayor in 1999. Would he have been elected instead of Martin O’Malley, the ambitious white pseudo-wonk who benefited from a split vote inspired by a...