Category Archives: William Donald Schaefer

Baltimore 98 Rock Street Sheet (1983)

Flash on back to 1983 with the electrifyingly Nagel-esque “98 Rock Street Sheet” — an advertising supplement fueled by a Canadian Moosehead/Molson knock-off beer. (What the hell IS Calgary Beer?) The “Street Sheet” features a Franken and Davis cover story about their upcoming … Continue reading

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Poop-scooping Schaefer Aide Gets Award From Governor

By Laura Vozzella (Baltimore Sun, 6/27/2011) Now government flaks can aspire to more than making their bosses look smart in the media. The Maryland State Public Information Officers’ Poopy Award was created last week and bestowed, with Gov. Martin O’Malley’s … Continue reading

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Bob Hieronimus’s Trippy Campaign Poster for William Donald Schaefer

By John Lewis (Baltimore Magazine, 4/21/2011) As unlikely as it seems, Bob Hieronimus designed a campaign poster for William Donald Schaefer’s 1971 mayoral run. Pictured above, it was done with Schaefer’s blessing, and here’s an explanation, via Hieronimus, of how … Continue reading

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“Hook One, Dunk One, Put it Away, Gotta Play that Trash Ball Every Day”

You can’t ignore the fact that Baltimore is a filthy city, ridden with chicken bones, plastic bags, soda bottles and food wrappers. Don’t you think it’s time to bring back “Trashball” — one of the most ingenious “stop littering” ad campaigns … Continue reading

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