Category Archives: 2000s

Shit-canned: Remembering the Preakness Toilet Races

“You can’t kill stupid; you can only attempt to contain it. Like on a very large infield.” – (Source: “The Quotable Tom Warner Omnibus.”) “In 2009, the first year without B.Y.O.B., attendance plummeted to 77,850 from 2008′s 112,222…” (Source: Maryland … Continue reading

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Five Years after The Wire… Baltimore is still Poverty-Plagued City

Five years after The Wire left screens, the TV set remains… how the real Baltimore is still poverty-plagued city of series By Katie Davies (The Daily Mail, 4/10/2013) They are images which wouldn’t be out of place in the opening … Continue reading

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Ocean City’s Legendary Boardwalk Elvis

By Mike Beatty (DJ Batman) (7/27/2011) I’m here to tell you that Ocean City’s legendary “Boardwalk Elvis” is very much alive and well – and still very much enjoying his inexplicable celebrity in this town. I have a wonderful current story about … Continue reading

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