Category Archives: Baltimore Babylon

The Fans Behind Baltimore’s Divine Monument: Alex Fox & Michal Makarovich

Meet the John Waters Fans Planning Baltimore’s Outrageous Divine Monument By Moze Halperin, Flavorwire (February 9, 2016) Beyond “Crab Cake Capital of the World,” one of Baltimore’s best-known nicknames is “The Monument City.” And one of the city’s most notable features … Continue reading

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City Paper “Sex Issue” recalls Carousel Coupling ‘toon

The “Sex Issue” cover of today’s City Paper (shown above), drawn by Charlie Herrick, recalls the infamous 1987 City Fair cartoon (shown below) that promoters published in The Sun and Evening Sun, while reminding us of how times have changed. The infamous … Continue reading

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Baltimore Mayor Supports Divine Poop Monument

Baltimore Mayor Gives Support for Eight-Foot Monument to Divine, Featuring Dog Poop By Moze Halperin (Flavorwire, January 29, 2016) The corner of Read and Tyson Streets in Baltimore will forever bear the glorious ghost of an iconically filthy moment: Divine … Continue reading

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Rock Around the Block: Music Videos Featuring Baltimore’s Sex District

Bright Lights, Big City; Urban Blight, Big Titties! Sex & Drugs & Rock and Roll: it’s all here in Baltimore’s infamous red light district, “The Block,” and local bad boy rockers love to show themselves celebrating life’s more lascivious pleasures in … Continue reading

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