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September 15, 2008

O'Malley's shirt

martin o'malleyDear Gov. Martin O'Malley,

It is in poor taste to wear your band's T-shirt to your own gigs.

Sincerely,

Midnight Sun


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Posted by Sam Sessa at 12:51 PM | | Comments (33)
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Even worst taste to cut the sleeves off.

given that logic, the Ravens shouldn't appear on the field in their own team jerseys

Don't be that guy.

You're all cruel!!! lol

I think he's cute!!!

Don't mess with Martin, he will break you!

He looks hot...keep up the good work...We love our GOV :)

you GO Martin O'Putin!

Karlosi -- Since the Ravens are a sports team, they play against other teams. They wear uniforms so they can identify members of their own (and the opposing) team on the field.

A band is normally on stage by itself. Hence, no need for shirts with the band name on it.

O'Malley's body actually physically rejects all articles of clothing that would otherwise conceal his biceps and or pecs while holding a guitar. It's science.

It is an even worse offense than purchasing and immediately wearing the concert tee during the show. did he do this again this weekend? The less than stellar Irish Fest at the Korean Memorial wasn't worth waiting around to hear MO'M

Less than stellar Irish Fest?! Friday night was a little wet, but those who braved the elements seemed to be having a good time. Saturday was a blast and capped off with a fantastic view of the fireworks at Fort McHenry!

I didn't know the gun show was in town.

Sam...like the jersey, maybe he wears his own shirt on stage so he can differentiate between the musician singing the working man's songs versus the governor taxing the [cuss word] out of the working man.

Less than stellar=$6 "pints," overly fried anything as the only choice of grub, the MD Lottery as an official booth, repeated attempts to get you to win a Dodge, Dogs attempting to reclaim their lost park, fireworks that go off an hour after they originally said they would

sheeesh, not with guns like those. he could wear a tutu, and I'd be too afraid to say anything about it.

This is an old picture. I worked out next to him recently, and his biceps -- much like his career -- have swollen.

Actually, it's kind of tacky to wear a shirt with any band's name printed on it on stage.

I've read that print Tee shirts are one of the most efficient forms of advertising. So essentially, if not advertising themselves, their advertising another act, product or service. It's hypocritical to chastise one for promoting themselves instead of someone or thing else.

Speaking of tacky, very few people can pull off the sleeveless shirt thing, those who can usually are showing off their success in the gym.

you mean, much like his head....

Sam,

Define Zink!

GDA, Jason's last name is Zink, so instead of saying Zing, when he or I makes a joke, I use Zink instead. It's punny!

It is the equivalent of referring to one's own establishment, in marketing materials, etc., as "upscale"

GDA, can I start calling you Data?

The zink is where you warsh your hands, hon.

"Think Zinc" - T. Rex: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zgrrlvm6Tzk&feature=related
Before Sligh, Marc Bolan described himself, "Ain't no square with my corkscrew hair".
This the guy who started Glitter or Glam in 1971.
The woman sing backup is Gloria Jones, who before Soft Cell, record "Tainted Love" (produced by Marc).

By the way, if O'Malley was in T. Rex, he would try to dress him in similiar clothes, all bought at "Granny Takes A Trip". The band rebelled, they kept paying hotel porters to lose the luggage.

oh gross...doesn't he have any sense...shame? That is so unbelievably and unforgiveably TACKY.

Evan, that is a most peculiar moniker. GDA would make a better"Q", not that I watch Star Trek TNG though.

I wish he would spend less time working out and playing guitar and spend more time figuring out ways to cut taxes & spending. Then again, that was never part of his agenda.

If this was "The Prisoner", I could be "Number Six", which, I guess you all could take turns being the occasionally changing "Number Two".

I think Allan would excel at being "Number Two".

i am not a number! i am a free man! excellent reference GDA.

"Number One, I order you to take a number two."

O'Malley's March = Abuse Of Power

Some people just have different opinions. But for me, I think this suits him.

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About Erik Maza
Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at erik.maza@baltsun.com. Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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