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  • Dan Deacon's Ottobar show a love letter to Baltimore's music scene

    If electronic musician Dan Deacon is anything, he is fiercely loyal to his adopted hometown of Baltimore.
  • 'Pitchmen'

    'Pitchmen'
    Billy Mays and Anthony Sullivan sell things on television, famously. Mays, a burly man with a black beard and a voice that suggests incipient deafness, and could possibly cause it, is the more famous. But the cooler Sullivan -- who also produces and...

    Billy Mays dies at 50; boisterous TV pitchman

    Billy Mays dies at 50; boisterous TV pitchman
    As elegies go, it wasn't W.H. Auden. But one had to imagine that Billy Mays, the booming TV infomercial pitchman, would have appreciated the YouTube comment that, despite its misspellings, merged a farewell with yet another testimonial for one of his many...

    Billy Mays' autopsy shows he died of heart disease, coroner says

    Billy Mays, who elevated the art of the television sales spiel to a fevered pitch, apparently died of a heart attack, Florida authorities said this morning. Preliminary autopsy results show that Mays suffered from hypertensive heart disease, Hillsborough...

    Ticket Replay: Gov. Mark Sanford's case of damaging damage control

     
    As the holidays unfold, The Ticket's thoughts turn to some time off. So we're re-publishing some of our favorite or most-read items from 2009. This item originally appeared on July 2. Didja hear the story of the teenager who approaches...