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Baltimore: Come and Be Shocked

by Lisa Greenhouse Outside Looking In: Mary Rizzo looks at Baltimore beyond the charm and the harm What do outsiders imagine when they think of Baltimore?  Mary Rizzo’s absorbing new book, Come and Be Shocked: Baltimore Beyond John Waters and … Continue reading

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Everything Old is Agnew Again

by Lisa Greenhouse Spiro T. Agnew seems to be rattling around in the collective unconscious lately, like a repellent archetype we thought we had buried long ago but that is suddenly resurrected as relevant.  And in a sad commentary on … Continue reading

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Atomic TV’s Random Rona Playlist

Here’s some holiday lockdown videos with a Baltimore theme to watch while you grumble about indoor dining and/or holiday gatherings over the holidays (menu subject to change!):    Atomic TV’s 1999 Holiday Special: “Underdog Battles Satan Claus” Will this … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Blue Tattoo Man

Feeling Blue: Some People Are Born Freaks. Jim Hall Turned Himself Into One https://citypaperarchives.com/story.php?id=17390 By Charles Cohen | Jan. 21, 2009 Feeling Blue: Some People Are Born Freaks. Jim Hall Turned Himself Into One A video portrait of Baltimore’s “blue … Continue reading

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