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Author Puts 12 Celebrities on the Couch (Book Review)

Claudia Kalb has written a delightful book. She takes twelve historical figures and examines their colorful lives, via the lens of modern psychology. Her purpose was to find out what made them tick, with their mental health issues front and […]

Author Puts 12 Celebrities on the Couch (Book Review)

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Claudia Kalb has written a delightful book. She takes twelve historical figures and examines their colorful lives, via the lens of modern psychology. Her purpose was to find out what made them tick, with their mental health issues front and […]

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LBJ and the cover-up of JFK’s Murder (Book Review)

On Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, I was working as a clerk in the Baltimore City courthouse and going to law school at night. In the early afternoon, a policeman

George J. Acton’s Book on Locust Point: An Enjoyable Trip Down Memory Lane

I grew up on Locust Point as “The Great Depression” was coming, mercifully, to an end, and the horror story known as WWII was just beginning. We lived first

The hidden history of the conspiracy to kill General George Washington brought to light

In April 1776, General George Washington, age 44, was the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. His forces, about 25,000 in number, were made up of mostly untrained

John Waters’ ‘Mr. Know-IT-All’  Book premiers at Atomic Books

On Saturday night the line in front of the Atomic Books’ store, on Falls Road, in Hampden (Hon), curved around the block. I had a strong feeling of deja

A Conversation with Meghan Fredrich at the Maryland Film Festival

I interviewed Megan Fredrich at the Maryland Film Festival, Parkway Theatre, in Baltimore on Friday. She is the producer of an “all-archival short” documentary, entitled: “Deborah Harry Does Not

Flower Mart’s second day opens under cloudy skies    

BALTIMORE — The Flower Mart at Mount Vernon Place again featured live performances on a stage just south of the Washington Monument, It also put on some fun-filled contests

Fighting childhood hunger in Baltimore

Proverb 22.9 - “The generous themselves will be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.” Two splendid organizations, MOD Pizza and Generosity Feeds, teamed up, and with the

Baltimore’s Sherwood Gardens: Tiptoe through the tulips

Just after a little showers this morning on Sunday morning, Saturday, I got a chance to visit the Sherwood Gardens. They are located in northern Baltimore City, near Charles

Julian Assange: Hero or villain?

In 2006, the Australian-born Julian Assange, now age 47, founded Wikileaks. It slowly built up a first-rate reputation as an organization that got the inside scoop on war crimes

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