Category Archives: Vices

Rock Around the Block: Music Videos Featuring Baltimore’s Sex District

Bright Lights, Big City; Urban Blight, Big Titties! Sex & Drugs & Rock and Roll: it’s all here in Baltimore’s infamous red light district, “The Block,” and local bad boy rockers love to show themselves celebrating life’s more lascivious pleasures in … Continue reading

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John Waters’s Favorite Stripper: Lady Zorro

The Butch Local Girl Who Looked Like Victor Mature By Burlesque Babes (, 2/26/2015) Her real name was Sheila Alberta Bowater. Get by with a little help from my friends… A reader kindly posted a helpful comment to my original … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes, Lacrosse & Porn: That’s What Maryland Does!

Thanks to the Charm City Wire blog, we learned that Lebanon-born, Miami-based sports enthusiast/porn star Mia Khalifa (2014′s #1 ranked porn star on, with 6.2 million views), tweeted the following Maryland shout-out on her Twitter page (@miakhalifa), where she describes … Continue reading

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“Joy Land” Penny Arcade on Baltimore’s “Block” (1943)

Baltimore Arcades Thrive as Crowds Try To Keep Dry (The Billboard, “Amusement Machines”, 7/31/1943) Showers and rain have proven to be big assets to the Penny Arcades. Last Sunday (11) when servicemen, war workers and others started earlier in the day … Continue reading

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