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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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Highlandtown Pissed Off Over Mattress Saturation

Not another mattress store, say residents (The Baltimore Guide, 9/24/2014) “We are super tired north of Eastern.” This was one online explanation offered for the proliferation of mattress stores in the Highlandtown and Baltimore Highlands neighborhoods. Message-board wisecracks aside, some … 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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