“Rave On” – Baltimore, Maryland WJZ 13 Expose of 1990s Rave Culture

Kai Jackson, Al Sanders and Denise Koch report on Baltimore’s burgeoning rave scene in the early 90s. Locations include Modern Music and the “Column” warehouse near TV Hill.








Rise: DJ Who – Donny Burlin
filmed by Michael Francois

Rise: Dubtribe Sound System – DJ Onionz
filmed by Michael Francois

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Bengies Drive-In… The SeXXXy Seventies

Is Baltimore County The Home Of Obscenity Flicks?


(hat tip Keith Roberts)

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Baltimore, Maryland WNUV TV 54 Mid-1980s Commercial Breaks


A selection of station breaks that aired during a mid-1980s late-night telecast of DUNE on WNUV 54. Commercials include Mr. Ray’s Hair Weave, The Law Offices of Stephen L. Miles, Luskins, The Crease Bar, Value City Furniture, Reliable Shoes, Druid Electric Co., Katz Insurance, 1-900 Dating and Astrology Ads and more!


WNUV_Hair_Weave2  WNUV_Dune WNUV_SNL WNUV_900AD2 WNUV_900AD1 WNUV_ReliableShoes WNUV_StephenLMiles  WNUV_Crease

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Wal-Mart Sells University of Maryland Shirts with Massachusetts Outline


Terps T-shirt with Massachusetts outline confuses public, but not Wal-Mart

By Wesley Case (The Baltimore Sun, 4/4/2016)

If you’ve ever looked at a map of the United States and seriously thought, “Geez, Maryland and Massachusetts look so similar,” you are not alone. Wal-Mart seems to agree.

Last week, a Twitter user named Samantha Ficco posted a photo of a T-shirt in a Wal-Mart featuring the University of Maryland “M” logo and the word “Terps” printed on what looks exactly like the state of Massachusetts. On Twitter, Ficco said she saw the T-shirt at a Wal-Mart in Severn.

Continue reading at The Baltimore Sun.

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