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  • 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...
  • Conflicts of Interest: Trees have nothing to teach me

    Conflicts of Interest: Trees have nothing to teach me
    When asked why he never left the city, Socrates responded, “Landscapes and trees have nothing to teach me, only people do.” Of course the naturalists and environmentalists and everyone else will disagree with that—of course there is...
  • A Progress Report on our 2014 Resolutions

    A Progress Report on our 2014 Resolutions
    1. Get the murder rate under 200 Well, so much for getting the murder count below 200. Baltimore saw 211 homicides in 2014, a dozen more than our arbitrary resolution of 199, and it’s still horrifying to say that’s progress. Yeah, we had...
  • 'Selma' brings a fresh perspective to MLK, the biopic, and counters Oscar-bait expectations

    'Selma' brings a fresh perspective to MLK, the biopic, and counters Oscar-bait expectations
    Around Oscar season, critics start telling you what you must see, isolating the films they deem necessary. There’s the overblown sense that if you don’t watch the film now, right now, then your existence as a consumer is forfeit and a personal...
  • 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...
  • Wandering Eye: Explaining Maryland and New York's different fracking decisions, presidential politics, and more

    Wandering Eye:  Explaining Maryland and New York's different fracking decisions, presidential politics, and more
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) last week banned hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, or fracking, in his state, while Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) last month decided to allow it in ours. Andy Galli, the Maryland coordinator for Clean Water...