Author Archives: Tom Warner

The 2014 Chicks-a-palooza Party

Chick’s Legendary Records Party The Ottobar 2549 N. Howard Street Sunday, August 31, 2014 Veni, Vedi, Veditz. Harry “Chick” Veditz: he came, he saw and he conquered the local music scene by opening a legendary record store – Chick’s Legendary … Continue reading

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“Drugs, Inc.” looks at Baltimore in “The High Wire”

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less, August 29, 2014) This week, National Geographic Channel‘s Drugs, Inc. television series aired its Baltimore episode, “The High Wire.” The show characterized Baltimore as the heroin capital of America, with its ever-growing drug problems … Continue reading

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The Comical Cal Ripken Bio-Comic

In honor of Cal Ripkin’s 54th birthday this past August 24, Dan Glickman posted highlights from Baseball Superstars Comics’s 1992 bio-comic on Junior to his web site The Baseball Continuum (baseballcontinuum.com). Bizarre Baseball Culture: A Cal Ripkin Bio-Comic By Dan … Continue reading

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