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“Alternatively Yours”: City Paper founder Russ Smith profiled in Johns Hopkins Magazine

While reading Rafael Alvarez’s Crabtown, USA, I came across the chapter on his early days at City Squeeze, the self-published tabloid founded in 1977 by Johns Hopkins grads Russ Smith and Alan Hirsch, which became the City Paper in 1978. As Alvarez observed, the … Continue reading

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City Paper “Sex Issue” recalls Carousel Coupling ‘toon

The “Sex Issue” cover of today’s City Paper (shown above), drawn by Charlie Herrick, recalls the infamous 1987 City Fair cartoon (shown below) that promoters published in The Sun and Evening Sun, while reminding us of how times have changed. The infamous … Continue reading

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Bronies Invade Baltimore

BronyCon 2013 brings thousands of ‘My Little Pony’ lovers to Baltimore Adult men who obsess over the cartoon ‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ will converge on the convention center By Adam Gutekunst and Dustin Levy (The Baltimore Sun / … Continue reading

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Assault at Orioles Game Sends Man Wearing Yankees Cap to Intensive Care

By Justin Fenton (The Baltimore Sun, 5/31/2013) “…Two men have been charged in connection with the attack — Gregory Fleischman, 22, of Jarrettsville, and Michael Bell, 21, of Annapolis. Police said Bell threw a beer at Matthew Fortese, 25, and … Continue reading

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