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August 17, 2010

One of my many disguises ...

Since my photo runs in the paper and online, I use disguises from time to time to stay anonymous. I've been known to rock a Santa suit (when the season is right) or a beard, shades and white suit. It looks something like this ...

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 3:39 PM | | Comments (5)


This is awesome. I had no idea about this guy. Thanks for this.

I thought this might be the trailer for the Joaquin Phoenix documentary.

@Nikc -- You gotta watch this awards ceremony performance he did a couple years ago. Pretty hilarious. I love the helium-filled ball:

Good idea with the disguise, Sam. You wouldn't want anyone to give you special treatment and thereby interfere with your no-holds-barred, bareknuckle style of bar reviewing and nightclub criticism. Journalistic ethics are a wild animal, I know. Maybe some bartender would recognize you, and then they'd give you a free beer, just for being your adorable self, and then you might find yourself "accidentally" overstating the number of tables in the bar by 6, or, god forbid, describing their beer list in far too charitable language ("No Coors Light here, folks!"... "It was refreshing to see Spaten, a medium-amber beer with just the slightest hint of hops, on the menu").



That's the funniest thing I've heard all day. Thank you.

Mark Twain

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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 Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

Midnight Sun covers Baltimore music, live entertainment, and nightlife news. On the blog, you'll find, among other things, concert announcements, breaking news, bars closings and openings, up-to-date coverage of crime in nightlife, new music, round-the-clock coverage of Virgin Mobile FreeFest, handy guides on bars staying open past 2 a.m. on New Year's Eve and those that carry Natty Boh on draft. Recurring features include seven-day nightlife guides, Concert News, guest reviews of bars and concerts, Wednesday Corkboard, and photo galleries, as well as reader-submitted photos. Thanks for reading.

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