Category Archives: Media

Baltimore’s Kathy MacDonald: March 1969 Playmate of the Month

HOMING PIGEON – A high-flying bird who migrates regularly between our Montreal hutch and her Maryland family (Playboy, 3/1969) Baltimore’s Kathy MacDonald: March 1969 Playmate of the Month (NSFW) “It’s just the way I am,” explains Kathy MacDonald-our nonconformist Miss March – when … Continue reading

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“American Horror Story”: Welcome to the Freak Show, hon!

The Curious case of Kathy Bates’ Baltimore-ish accent By Jordan Bartel (The Baltimore Sun, Oct. 15, 2014) Her beard may be the least interesting aspect of Kathy Bates’ character on “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Can we discuss Ethel Darling’s … Continue reading

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True Detective Stories from the Annals of the Maryland Police

28 Articles by Alexander Gifford in the “Baltimore News-Post” and “Baltimore American” from April 13-June 3, 1936 In the spring of 1936, legendary reporter-broadcaster Alexander Gifford selected 28 of the most sensational turn-of-the-century crime stories culled from Baltimore and Maryland … Continue reading

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