Category Archives: Atomic Books

Beware of Human Turds Near Patterson Park Play Area

Just saw a warning on the parent listserv to avoid Patterson Park play area.There was human poop by the bouncy toys.Wow.Just wow. — Charm City Kim (@charmcitykim) September 24, 2012 “Pink Flamingos” – Divine gets a birthday presentBuy “Pink Flamingos” … Continue reading

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Psychotronic Shack: Baltimore Finally Gets Atomic

By Julie MacDonald (Baltimore City Paper, 1992) The shelves of Atomic Books, located in Mount Vernon, are dotted with handwritten signs such as “Some dude bought all my Bukowski books—they should be back in stock by the end of the … Continue reading

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Shonen Knife Cuts Thru Baltimore

Cutting Edge J-Poppers Finally Take a Stab at Charm City by Tom Warner (Baltimore or Less, 10-25-2011) Believe it or not, Shonen Knife had never visited or played in Baltimore in the course of their 30-year career. Like most big … Continue reading

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Power of One vs. Power of “Hon”

Writer (Bruce Goldfarb) to test Whiting’s legal right to trademark word “Good for him,” says President (Benn Ray) of Hampden merchants’ association By Jill Rosen (The Baltimore Messenger, 1/4/11) He’s calling it the first shot fired in The Battle of … Continue reading

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