Author Archives: Scott Huffines

September of His Years: Tom Warner’s Weekend Trip Down Memory Lane at the Nostalgia Convention

By Tom Warner (Accelerated Decrepitude, September 17-19, 2015) It was the best of times, it was the Fest of times. After a mentally grueling week at the social services factory (aka, The Public Library), I came home Friday night longing … Continue reading

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Bowie, MD Man beats mother to death with rolling pin

By Matt Zapotosky and Julie Zauzmer (Washington Post, 9/18/2015) A Bowie man accused of beating his mother with a rolling pin has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in connection with the brutal attack that police say caused the … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Wrestling Superfans

By Lane Walbert (Maryland Historical Society, 9/17/2015) Long-time fans of professional wrestling will remember the sport’s golden age—the ’80s—when stars such as Dusty Rhodes, Bruno Sammartino, Ric Flair, Ivan and Nikita Koloff, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, and many more entertained cities … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayor Proclaims September 19, 2010 Frank Zappa Day

Mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake proclaimed September 19, 2010 “Frank Zappa Day” in Baltimore and then joined Dr. Carla Hayden (CEO Enoch Pratt Free Library) and various dignitaries, including the Zappa family, in unveiling the Frank Zappa Statue on “Frank … Continue reading

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