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The Day Davy Jones Did Baltimore

By Michael Yockel (Baltimore Fishbowl, 3/1/2012) Twenty-five years ago, smiling profusely, exuding his ineffable English schoolboy cuteness, and sporting an aggressive mullet, Davy Jones parachuted into — of all places — Westview Mall on Route 40 West, not far from … Continue reading

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Space Invader — The Futura Flying Saucer House in Dundalk

By Michael Yockel (Baltimore City Paper, 11/14/1980) The Place looks like the former residence of George and June Jetson before they packed Elroy up and moved to a high-rise, or something left over from the set of Earth Versus The … Continue reading

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Fast, Cheap & Out of this World

It’s Halloween and Baltimore or Less can think of no better time to celebrate the Triple B-movie (Blood, Boobs, Beast) filmmaking career of Perry Hall’s own horror/sci-fi master Don Dohler, who regrettably passed away in December 2006. Inspired by a … Continue reading

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The Strawberry Alarm Clock Tolls for Baltimore

by Michael Yockel (Baltimore Fishbowl, October 27, 2011) For an extended lysergic blink in the late 1960s, Top 40 radio turned day-glo, suffused by the sounds of psychedelic pop, which achieved its apocalyptic apogee in November 1967 when the Strawberry … Continue reading

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