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Holy Shit That’s Awesome: Poison and Def Leppard at Merriweather

Holy Shit That’s Awesome: Poison and Def Leppard at Merriweather

So, I’ve been having a pretty shitty week. I had 5 days off around the 4th of July, and was sick (still am) with Bronchitis the entire time. Also, my cat died on Tuesday. I’ve been all kinds of stressed out. Then, yesterday my good friend AnnaVonShans sent me a text asking what I was doing that night. I had no plans so she informed me that we were going to see Poison and Def … Read entire article »

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HOLY SHIT THAT’S AWESOME! A review of Dollar Shave Club

HOLY SHIT THAT’S AWESOME! A review of Dollar Shave Club

The Dollar Shave Club* ad has almost four million views. Chances are you are responsible for at least one of those views. It’s a pretty funny ad that promises that their blades are “fucking great.” And the concept is great: inexpensive off-brand razors delivered to your door once a month. They offer $1, $6, and $9 monthly packages with the $9 and $6 ones including shipping. Being the genius that I am, I decided to test … Read entire article »

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HOLY SHIT THAT’S AWESOME: Pork N’ Pine Delivery brings you a pork sandwich & Christmas tree

HOLY SHIT THAT’S AWESOME: Pork N’ Pine Delivery brings you a pork sandwich & Christmas tree

SpaceManAndy discovered a truly wondrous service for the Baltimore area for his preparations for the holiday season, which unfortunately isn’t taking any more orders for as of last Sunday they’re accepting orders until THIS THURSDAY so get on it! Pretty brilliant little business for some extra dough! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, you read that title right! It’s a Christmas tree delivered right to your door with a PULLED PORK SANDWICH! BOO-YA! How many times has THIS happened to you? Or … Read entire article »

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I’m no Chef Sam, but I do know of some pretty awesome thangs “on the barbie” for you to “eat” and by “eat” I mean “do” or “look at” going on in our fine city this weekend! (shill away in the comments, it’s encouraged) SAVE YOUR SOUL Golden West Cafe (1105 West 36th St., Hampden) – Tonight, 10pm-2am, 5 bux    Last time these guys tried to throw their monthly dance party at Lith Hall, there were …complications, … Read entire article »

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THIS WEEKEND IS HUGE. Lots of things to do, not to mention Opening Day on Monday. But until then, go right ahead and get in on some of this weekend action! Post your weekend activities in the comments! BRACE YOSELF FOOL! TONIGHT, The Windup Space (12 W. North Ave., Charles North), $5 doors at 9pm Gutter Magazine’s spring dance party at The Windup Space kicks it into overdrive with renowned DJs Benny Stixx and James Nasty, playing NOTHING but Baltimore-bred music. A DJ challenge worth the price of admission! THE DAILY CAMDEN EXHIBIT AND SALE Saturday, Ikaros Restaurant (4805 Eastern Avenue, Greektown) 2-5pm Welcome to Baltimore, Hon!‘s photo docu-experiment showcasing life around Camden Yards (which is celebrating its 20th year of operation this season, natch) will be on display Saturday with sale proceeds going to RBI, a baseball-inner-city-youths … Read entire article »

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Places! Things! Do them! EVENT! Bar Bacon Comedy Night – Golden West Cafe (1105 W 36th St., Hampden), 10pm tonight Enjoy some standup comedy by Matt Baetz, Jen Tisdale, Adam Ruben, and host Jim Meyer. Will Dr. Doom show up again? Find out! ANOTHER EVENT! Arty Hill`s Honky Tonk Dance Party – The Patterson (3134 Eastern Ave., Highlandtown), 8pm Saturday – $15, $10 members. It’s a CD release party, a dance party, a performance by Arty Hill and Caleb Stine, with guest vocalist Linda Nelson! Support the local moozic scene folks! DEAL! Buy a qualifying Nintendo 3DS on Amazon.com by April 2nd and get $25 bux toward any game. I hear there’s a new Pokemon game out or something! … Read entire article »

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It’s the weekend! Here’s some stuff to do this weekend! It’s Awesome! (headers link to Facebook event pages for more details) Head 2 Head: Transmodern Fundraiser TONIGHT 9:30pm – 12:30am, Floristree, $12 (tickets) (405 W. Franklin St., Downtown) – brave the fragrant, hipsteriffic crowd at Floristree for some kickass DJs (Dan Deacon, M.C. Schmidt, DJ Jason Willet, and more!), dance your ass off to benefit this year’s Transmodern Festival (April 28th – May 1st). Yacht Rock! Stripped down and unplugged TONIGHT 10:00pm-1:00am, Waterfront Hotel, free (1710 Thames Street, Fells Point) – Not in the mood for DJs and fundraisers? Then come hear the smooth, rockin’ sounds of the Reagle Beagles Yacht Rock Band sail you off into an auditory boat party. You don’t have to dress like a boat captain, but it helps. 3rd Annual … Read entire article »

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Another week, another round of HSTA! for your consideration! EVENT! Gutter Magazine’s official relaunch party, Nov. 24th at the Windup Space (12 W North Ave, Charles North). Why hang out at GL Shack’s with your unsuccessful high school friends on Thanksgiving Eve when you can enjoy the sights and sounds of a media mavens happy hour, followed by a burlesque performance and a screening of the INCREDIBLE CULT CLASSIC “On The Block,” a leery look at the dangerous and sexy world of Baltimore’s very own The Block circa 1990? THING! Clark’s Elioak Farm and the Enchanted Forest maze (10500 Clarksville Pike (Route 108), Ellicott City) is a family owned and operated petting zoo type thing way out there in Howard County, featuring some rescued exhibits from the long defunct Enchanted Forest amusement park. A … Read entire article »

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Holy Shit, That’s Awesome!

Time for another round of HSTA! These things are pretty much awesome! EVENT! Local blogger and Twitter person Charm City Barfly is running the first (that I’ve seen) Baltimore Twitter Scavenger Hunt, a weekend long adventure beckoning you, the internet savvy patron, to take pictures of things and doings around Baltimore and post them to their Flickr stream. The person with the most points at the end of the weekend wins a bar tab at Twitter Bar Alpha Bad Decisions (1928 Fleet Street, Fells Point). Happy hunting! THING! Druid Hill Park recently turned a ripe 150 years old, and fall is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time of year to go on a Druid Hill Park “Ghost Tour!” This fun walking tour of the park highlights the ancient, buried monuments and strange … Read entire article »

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Introducing: Holy Shit, That’s Awesome!

In our never ending quest to come up with recurring features that inevitably fall by the wayside, I bring you: “Holy Shit, That’s Awesome!,” a weekly spotlight on events, things and products that you should probably pay attention to. Got an event, thing or product you’d like featured? Email it. EVENT! Blog Buddiez Gutter Magazine’s 2nd Annual Dead Celebrities Ball at Metro Gallery (1700 North Charles Street, Charles North), among a trillion other events happening at Station North, promises to be a pretty good time with several live music acts and dope DJs for a measly 5 bucks. Last year’s ball featured a Marilyn Monroe impersonator that got all drunk and fell on herself (may not have actually happened), and this year promises more of the same! (Facebook) PLACE! Crab Towne USA, Inc. (1500 … Read entire article »

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