Category Archives: 2000s

Baltimore County “Hell House” Visit, 2000

Scott’s extremely scary visit to HELL HOUSE! By Scott Huffines (The Mobtown Shank, 10/31/2000) On Sunday, Oct. 29th, 2000, I visited HELL HOUSE, “a spiritually-based adventure that takes people on a 7-scene journey, each scene depicting the hell and destruction … Continue reading

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A Look Back at the Joseph Palczynski Hostage Standoff

2 1/2 hours of of the Joby Palczynski manhunt WJZ Channel 13 News coverage as the Joseph Palczysnki Hostage Standoff ends Via AP Archive on Youtube. NBC News: A Murderous Obsession A Murderous Obsession: In a case that shook Baltimore … 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 in Song

Thanks to Chris Richardson and his fantastic blog zeroto180 (“Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic: Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist”) for his recent piece “90+ Years of Baltimore in Song” – a comprehensive listing of tunes that reference … Continue reading

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