Category Archives: Christmas

“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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Suzanne Muldowney at 2015 Hampden Christmas Parade

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) An old ‘dog learns new parading tricks Though her appearances as 1960s cartoon superhero Underdog have become a parade (and Atomic TV) tradition, this year the versatile Suzanne Muldowney instead reprised her 2000 portrayal … Continue reading

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H.L. Mencken’s “Christmas Story” (1946)

H.L. Mencken’s “Christmas Story” via archive.org.

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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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