Category Archives: 1980s

The Comical Cal Ripken Bio-Comic

In honor of Cal Ripkin’s 54th birthday this past August 24, Dan Glickman posted highlights from Baseball Superstars Comics’s 1992 bio-comic on Junior to his web site The Baseball Continuum (baseballcontinuum.com). Bizarre Baseball Culture: A Cal Ripkin Bio-Comic By Dan … Continue reading

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Tesco Vee Sells His Soul to Visit Baltimore, “Capital of Sleaze”!

WAY USA host Tesco Vee makes a pact with the Devil to meet John Waters! In 1988, MTV was still cool, if only for one show. Way USA  was an ultra-cool, albeit short-lived, underground travel series that aired on MTV … Continue reading

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Edith Massey: Edith’s Shopping Bag, 1980

Edith Massey [Edith’s Shopping Bag] South Broadway, Baltimore, Maryland 1980 Elinor B. Cahn 8×10 inch photograph The East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project Baltimore City Life Museum Collection Maryland Historical Society 1982.19.1.132 Copyright Elinor B. Cahn, 1980. Full-sized image at Maryland … Continue reading

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