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Love is a Battlefield: Gone Girl Aims, Fires, Misses

Ben Affleck is a lumbering lunkhead of a man — which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. As the quasi-Neanderthal lead actor in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestseller Gone Girl, Affleck is aptly cast as Nick Dunne, the remarkably […]

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Hankering

Crabtown Observed No. 17: A Hankering for Horn & Horn

This dining institution was one place where Baltimoreans mixed — from executives to exotic dancers — and could get a pretty good meal.

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Son of a Hon! New Trademark Claim Surfaces

A new claim on a familiar term of endearment threatens to reignite the hontroversy.

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A Reference Guide to the Baltimore Rowhouse

After writing up a post on the history of Baltimore City recently we were inspired to go out and pick up a copy of The Baltimore Rowhouseby Mary Ellen Hayward and Charles Belfoure. We really can’t recommend it highly enough. […]

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Calvary: An Irish Theological Whodunnit

A nice Jewish girl reviews Calvary, a film rife with biblical symbolism.

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Quirks

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Al Capone’s Cherry Tree

In November of 1939, notorious mobster Al Capone was

Of Dolls and Murder

A collection of morbid Barbie-size models of violent death

Quintessentials

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Son of a Hon! New Trademark Claim Surfaces

Here we go again, hon. Almost three years after the

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A Reference Guide to the Baltimore Rowhouse

After writing up a post on the history of