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From “Wire” Extra to “Mad Scientist of Baltimore”

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A rendering of one of the ultra-green cars that Simeto hopes to build, via Rolling Stone
A rendering of one of the ultra-green cars that Simeto hopes to build, via Rolling Stone

In Rolling Stone this week, Matt Taibbi profiles Kato Simeto, a man he calls “the mad scientist of Baltimore.” Simeto, a former extra on The Wire, has dreams of becoming the first African-American automaker and has devoted years of his life to designing a car that is both ultra-fuel efficient and cool looking.

Dan Deacon Talks to Rolling Stone About the Orioles

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Photo by Frank Hamilton
Photo by Frank Hamilton

Baltimore makes us proud every day. And there’s nothing more satisfying than hearing one of our favorite Baltimore musicians (Dan Deacon) say some smart things about our favorite Baltimore baseball team (the Orioles, duh!) in a national magazine.

Dan Deacon Interviewed in Rolling Stone!

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Baltimore’s own Dan Deacon is featured in a 600-word interview this month in Rolling Stone promoting his new album.  In it, he names the musical and real-life influences of the record (David Bowie’s Low and American geography, respectively), and he name-drops Prettyboy Reservoir. The Rolling Stone piece is just one of an uncountable number of interviews, both international and domestic, that the Baltimore musician is giving in anticipation of the August 28 release of America.

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