On the cover, it's the inaugural offering of "Ooh, Scary!"—
. Frightfully depicted are: mayoral candidates Martin O'Malley (D) and David Turafo (R); Orioles owner/super-lawyer/developer/political kingmaker Peter Angelos; U.S. Senator-for-life Barbara Mikulski; Orioles player Albert Belle; WJZ anchorwoman Denise Koch; superhero Kweisi Mfume; and the ubiquitous John Waters.
The Nose gets a "pre-premiere peek" at the since-closed
Ballot Stuffing notes: how
now that the primary election is over; the
to local Dems just prior to the primary; and the Board of Elections scramble to find
for the general election.
In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen covers community-association infighting in
Mr. Wrong observes, "Here's a news flash, knuckleheads:
." Wiley Hall III is inspired by
to Israel to avoid a U.S. prosecution to wish for a future with "virtual citizenship" and "shopping" for justice in Urban Rhythms. And Tom Scocca offers a prescription to help the Ravens
in 8 Upper.
Media Circus' Eileen Murphy reports that the
's recently hired editor,
, is leaving; notes the price of
; and asks why WJHU's Marc Steiner is
In the back of the book, G.A. Cerny, writes from Prague about the
. Margaret Doyle's poem
appears in Bones. Heather Joslyn tells Melissa Etheridge to
Eileen Murphy reviews Fluid Movement's
. And Adele Marley takes issue with the