From Ford to Obama: four decades of poking fun at our leaders (NBC News Screenshot) For the past four decades,Read more
Lauren Molander, a Baltimore native, is on a long-winded journey to find her place in the world. She majored in Media and Communications Studies at UMBC, and hopes to build a career working with words.
Lauren is unusually enthusiastic about roller coasters, SNL, fancy teas, cosplay culture and the broody music of her early teenage years. In her free time, she can be found playing with makeup, beating the same video games repeatedly, begging her cats for affection, reading books by funny people and binging on anime.
She is still waiting patiently for her (tragically delayed) letter from Hogwarts.
The cast of SNL’s 41st season (NBC) In a nation as huge, diverse and easily distracted as ours, few thingsRead more
The pedestrian bridge linking Columbia Town Center and Oakland Mills Village. (Brianna Olinger) Advocates for the Bridge Columbia project areRead more
Chefs work briskly behind Asahi’s sushi bar to prepare for the dinner rush (Lauren Molander) In Fells Point and cravingRead more
Bright stacks of books rest on tables, shelves and in crates upon the dull sidewalk. In a window behind them,Read more
Espresso and biscotti at Atwaters in Belvedere Square (Lauren Molander) Baltimore, like any great city, is home to many qualityRead more
Flowers for Poe (Lauren Molander) The second of a two-part interview with Poe scholar Richard Kopley October 7 marks 166Read more
Weathered etchings on Edgar Allan Poe’s grave (Lauren Molander) The first of a two-part interview with Poe scholar Richard KopleyRead more
A single-file line of vehicles snakes through a narrow, winding road as the lush mountains behind them graze the hangingRead more
If you live or work near the Satyr Hill shopping center in Parkville, chances are you’ve seen (or, more likelyRead more