How to take advantage of local natural disasters to make your tweets go viral

Twitter is basically like a stream of consciousness thing that I use strictly for my own entertainment, so I never really expect people to find what I babble about online very interesting. But every now and then: I do something, a bunch of other people think it is worth repeating, and my phone makes noises all […]

Picking Baby Names Is Hard

Dear City That Breeds Family, It’s your friendly, neighborhood, self-appointed Bishop. Big news! My wife and I just had our fifth kid. Yes, I said “fifth.” What?!? So I have five kids? They are all awesome, and my family is awesome, and right now I can field a basketball team, and when the zombie apocalypse […]

What the Holidays Mean and 10 Things We Hate About Them!

This is a hectic time of year, and I have found myself quite busy. The demands of my day job as a Talent Director at a Czechoslovakian Brothel, as well as my being an FBI Informant has left me minimal time to blog. However, I could not leave 2013 without giving you one last introspective […]

Scenes from the Hagerstown Cracker Barrel Part III: Justified

By Sam Sessa I know a guy who, in one cross-country road trip, dined and dashed at almost a dozen Cracker Barrels. He and his buddy would order the same thing every time, tip the waitress, get the check and walk out through the Old Country Store without paying. Sometimes they even ordered food to […]

A Ghost in the Church

Hello CTB Family, It’s your friendly, neighborhood, self-appointed Bishop here.  I work in an old, multi-floored, large church building.  Have you ever walked through an empty, old, church building?  They can be terrifying.  Especially when it is nighttime, and you are alone, and all the rooms and hallways connect like some demented maze so someone […]

I’m Going to Be in the NBA – A Real Convo with a B-More Teen

Hello CTB Family, It’s your friendly, neighborhood, self-appointed Bishop here. Today I bring you another installment of Real Conversations with Baltimore Teens.  This conversation occurred in my car while I was taking a group of teens I work with on a fun excursion to a corn maze.  I was talking with a kid I had […]