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October 1, 2010

'If Baltimore is a blowzy broad, your city is...' contest

In today's nightlife column, Midnight Sun refers to Baltimore as the blowzy broad at the bar with a million stories to tell. And to Miami as the brain-dead babe with nothing to say.

Our inimitable John McIntyre is running a contest on his blog for other city comparisons. Call it the  "anthropomorphize your city" contest. So far it's resulted in this gem: "San Francisco is the uppity vegan taking you aside at Whole Foods to explain why your choice of oat bran crackers is supporting the packaged food industrial complex."

I'm upping the ante: you come up with something snappy, you get the new Gucci Mane album, "The Appeal."

Leave your comments here or at You Don't Say.

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Posted by Erik Maza at 3:01 PM | | Comments (6)
Categories: Random stuff


Fun idea. I was buying into until you offered up the new Gucci Mane album. Or is that a joke?

No. just a small incentive.

Houston is at the Auto Show explaining the features of the all-new Corolla.

Do we have to write in affected 1930s film noir style? Blowzy broad? Really?

your city's a sucka, my city's a creep

Is Dundalk a 25 y/o grandmother? J/K Dundalk ;)

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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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