Category Archives: Baltimorons

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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“Walking in an Essex Wonderland” — Interview with Parody Song’s Creator

By Scott Huffines (Baltimore or Less, 12/24/2014) Brett Harlow penned one of Baltimore’s Christmas cult classics, “Walking in an Essex Wonderland.” It’s one of those ditties that would be heavily played during the holidays on 98 Rock back in the … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Al Jolson Impersonator Calls It Quits

By Jessica Contrera (Washington Post, 11/12/2015) The black greasepaint had thickened to the consistency of toothpaste. Bobby Berger slapped it onto his face in clumps, then rubbed it in circles, covering his 67-year-old white skin. He couldn’t remember how old … Continue reading

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Aerostat Breaks Free in Maryland, Heads to Pennsylvania for Less Restrictive Gun Laws

The Aberdeen Proving Ground aerostat is proud to announce that it has broken free from the clutches of Maryland’s high taxes and restrictive gun laws and is moving to Pennsylvania. The aerostat will commute to Maryland to collect a paycheck … Continue reading

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