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Michael Phelps Sells Subliminal Subway Sex

Via Subliminal Messages in Advertising: “In this banner taken from SUBWAY restaurants official website you can see that the steam ascending from the sandwich spells SEX. The word SEX is also etched several times on the sandwich and on Phelps’ … Continue reading

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John Waters Swears off the word “Hon” and Honfest

From the archives: Associated Press article, 6/13/2008. BALTIMORE (AP) — John Waters is done with “Hon.” Honfest, an annual celebration of beehive hairdos, cat’s-eye glasses and other kitschy fashions, is getting bigger and bigger. Participants are known as “Hons” in … Continue reading

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Claire C’s Cafe Hon Review

Claire C.’s Yelp review of Hampden’s Cafe Hon is priceless. by Claire C,, Baltimore, MD (posted 12/9/10) Let’s pretend, for a moment, that we inhabit a Baltimore-that-never-was–the bastard child of the sitcom Alice (“Kiss ma grits!”), the movie “Hairspray” … Continue reading

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Lake Trout – A Fried Favorite in Baltimore

LAKE trout, prepaid cellphones, discount cigarettes: Drive on Baltimore Street West, away from downtown, and the hand-painted signs plastered to building flanks beckon. Fried chicken, lake trout, checks cashed: The awnings on take-aways here advertise that trifecta. Korean-owned fast food … Continue reading

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