Issue 37: Minding Her Own Business
In this week's issue, Edward Ericson Jr. asks if "Deboarah Quasney is sane enough to take care of herself-why is someone else controlling her finances?"
Published: September 11, 2012
In this week's issue, Edward Ericson Jr. asks if "Deboarah Quasney is sane enough to take care of herself-why is someone else controlling her finances?" His feature "Minding Her Own Business" tells Quasney's harrowing story of legal gaurdianship.
In City Folk, Jenn Ladd gets in "Good Spirits" with the owner of Mt. Vernon Spirits. In Mobtown Beat, we break the story of the Zoning Troubles and voluntary shutdown of Station North's Load of Fun, follow the long and winding tale of would-be trainman James Riffin's legal troubles, and have short pieces on Harbor Point's status as an "Enterprise Zone," a study of Baltimore's Bail System, and an Atheist Group looking to form a Maryland chapter.
Michael Shank leads off our arts coverage with an Oral History of Thrill Jockey Records. In music, Strum und Twang tells us what's happening in folk and country music. Geoffrey Himes examines the New Wave of Old Time String Bands and reviews Time Stands Still at the Everyman Theatre. In film, we have a review of Sleepwalk with Me, an interview with the film's co-writer, public radio personality Ira Glass, and Erin Gleeson reviews Richard Gere's new thriller Arbitrage.