Category Archives: 1990s

“Shakedown” — Late-Night Baltimore Dance TV Show

WJZ revives dance show (The Baltimore Sun, 4/15/1992) Almost 160 local dancers aged 18 to 25 will get at least one chance to star on local television as WJZ-Channel 13 brings back to the airwaves the dance program “Shakedown.” The … 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 Hipsters Get Fisher Price Pixelvision Treatment at 1999 “Pow Wow”

Atomic TV found “Slacker” inspiration when they picked up a Fisher Price PXL 2000 video camera to document the 1999 Intertribal Pow Wow at Ferry Bar Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Videographers Scott Huffines, Tom Warner and Carl Bennett encounter a … Continue reading

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Double-O Xmas

Or, I Was a Reindeer for the CIA By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) On Christmas Eve our thoughts turn to legendary Baltimore musician Mark Linthicum (aka Mark Harp or “Harpo”), who passed away on this night in 2004 at … Continue reading

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