Bill Ayers @ Red Emma’s Tonight

First things first: the new location of Red Emma’s is finally open at the corner of North ave and Maryland in Station North. You may recall that we posted some photos of the construction progress a while back. The new shop opened for good about a week and a half ago with not too much […]

Things to Do in Baltimore Tonight

Well, last weekend we went to Nashville because we knew that aside from Scapescape there was going to be fuck-all going on in Baltimore. Now this weekend is here and it’s as if people are coming out of the woodwork to have some fun. There’s no shortage of great stuff happening in town tonight. Here […]

Tomorrow: Cabin//Fire in Gwynn Oak

If you don’t know Justin Sirois by now, you certainly should. Not least because he’s a friend of the blog and a Baker Artist Award winner. We’ve already told you about his novel Falcons on the Floor and were especially interested in his serial, app centric follow-up So Say the Waiters, which cut a new […]

Banned Books Happy Hour @ Pratt Central Library Tonight

As anyone who’s spent about one single hour on any social media site can tell you, there are a lot of fake holidays floating around lately. One can hardly wake up in the morning without being reminded that today is National Steak and a Blowjob Day or National Talk Like A Pirate Day. Whether it’s […]

So Say the Waiters… The Return of the Serial Novel Has Arrived

Novels used to make their first appearances in serial format all the time. Many of the greats of American literature, from Mark Twain and Henry James to Hunter S. Thompson and Tom Wolfe, originally published some of their best work in serial form, usually via monthly magazines. Fast forward to the 21st century. People aren’t […]