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CHECKERS COMPLAINT LETTER. YOUR PHILLY CHEESE STEAK SUCKS AND YOU SUCK.

CHECKERS COMPLAINT LETTER.  YOUR PHILLY CHEESE STEAK SUCKS AND YOU SUCK.

Every so often, Checkers offers the “Bacon Philly Cheese Steak Sub”, which looks quite tasty.  I’ve never tried it, but have ingested my fair share of their flagship The BIg Buford, which sounds like a character on The Dukes of Hazzard, or the brand name of an oblong sex device. After YouTubing several fat Rednecks gorging themselves on this “Philly Sub” while making gobbling grunts, I knew I had to try it.  When a Redneck moans, you … Read entire article »

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Review II: Hello Fresh, Meat Edition

Review II: Hello Fresh, Meat Edition

Get 30% Off on All boxes at HelloFresh! Use code 30FREE. Start enjoying real food – Shop now! A little while ago, blog friend Ann Marie reviewed the new, easy, fun meal delivery service Hello Fresh, which brings several meals to your door at an affordable price (roughly $10/meal per person) that you cook yourself. Ann Marie, being a vegetarian, picked the veggie only option but I couldn’t help but wonder what the “with meat” version … Read entire article »

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Review: HelloFresh food delivery

Review: HelloFresh food delivery

Fellow blogger and Mobbie winner Ann Marie Brokmeier has put up her hard earned dollars to try out a home food delivery service, Hello Fresh, that you may have heard of recently. Find out whether it’s worth your time and equally hard earned dollars! You’ve probably seen this business model out there; you pay for a specialized product and then they send it to you in the mail, eliminating the need for you to shop for … Read entire article »

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I LOVE ME SOME LES MISERABLES

I LOVE ME SOME LES MISERABLES

Recently I, your friendly neighborhood self-appointed Bishop of the CTB, took my wife to see Les Miserables. Note I added the statement “took my wife”.  This was my attempt to preserve some semblance of old school, Mad Men masculinity.  But we are beyond pretense now. Right?  We know each other well enough to be completely honest and vulnerable. So I’m gonna take off my mask and admit it.  I love musicals.  When no one is around I will … Read entire article »

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Review: The Addams Family at the Hippodrome

Review: The Addams Family at the Hippodrome

Let me start by saying that I love the theatre. I love it so much that usually the experience of going to the theatre is enough to negate most of the flaws in a show. This was not the case for the Addams Family at the Hippodrome. Let’s start with a video, shall we? Just so we are all on the same page. Well, wasn’t that… cheery? Yes. Yes it was cheery. I think that was … Read entire article »

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Fun With Bad Reviews Vol. 3 – Creepot Edition

Fun With Bad Reviews Vol. 3 – Creepot Edition

Ah, the internet. A time-tested repository of folks more than willing to express their opinion on venues and destinations that somehow disappointed them massively. This time (much like the last time) one of Baltimore’s beloved dives, The Depot (1728 N Charles St, Charles North), receives a general lambasting based on the quality of ownership and clientele – observe: First time in the Depot. The owner started talking to me as soon as I sat down at … Read entire article »

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Monster Jam at M&T Bank Stadium

Monster Jam at M&T Bank Stadium

(for lots of pictures of trucks flying through the air at M&T Bank Stadium, go here) Filed under “The best decision ever made by an organization,” Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam transferred its semi/annual event from 1st Mariner Arena to M&T Bank Stadium, and boy howdy what a difference it made. The one or two times I had attended the event at the arena previously I vowed to never do it again; the reverb of the … Read entire article »

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Review: This weird thing I just ate

Review: This weird thing I just ate

So this thing is, according to the lady at the register, a “hamburger,” but the guy next to her chimed in and said “It CHINESE hamburger!” and it was only 3 bucks so I was all, “I’d buy THAT for a dollar!” and pulled the trigger on the purchase and subsequently paid three dollars instead of one. But I digress. Well let’s just say when it finally came to me on the plate I started … Read entire article »

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Review: Kentucky Derby Day at Pimlico

Review: Kentucky Derby Day at Pimlico

Unbeknownst to me and the public at large, Pimlico Race Course (5201 Park Heights Avenue, Pimlico Good Neighbors) started putting on a Kentucky Derby Day party last year on the apron, which apparently did well enough that they decided to have a secondary Derby Day party in the infield this year. The infield party was $30 and included all you can drink beer (Bud, Miller Lite, Dos Equis, Heineken, cash for liquor) and music as … Read entire article »

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More Fun with Bad Reviews!

Since playing a game dedicated to guessing the bar/restaurant based on an easily searchable bad review isn’t gonna work, I figure why not post some of the best-worst reviews in the Baltimore area and enjoy them for their obtuseness! This one comes to us courtesy of Yelp, wherein a guy from New York says a bunch of stuff about The Wire and somehow manages to work trustafarians into his review of everyone’s favorite generically named bar, BAR (corner of Lancaster and S. Regester, Fells Point): Bar.  The name says it all.  That’s all it is.  It’s a bar.  They serve booze.  But it’s not just a bar.  It’s a dive bar.  But not the kitschy funny haha kind of dive bar that trustafarian hipster art school types like … Read entire article »

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