HoboTrashcan’s Best of 2015 – Columns and Feature Articles

HoboTrashcan’s 11th year in existence was a big one. As the year comes to a close, we wanted to take a look back at some of the highlights.

In part one of our retrospective, we are looking back at some of our favorite columns and feature articles …


Hanging Around … OK Go
OK Go stopped in Baltimore back in April as part of their North American tour and we were on hand to cover it.

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Bone and Blood – Last Days in Vietnam
Watching the PBS documentary Last Days in Vietnam caused Kim Le to reflect on her own family’s last days in South Vietnam as they headed to America to start a new life.

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Poppin’ Molly’s Handy Guide to Navigating Your Facebook Page in the Midst of the Baltimore Riots
As the Baltimore riots unfolded, Molly Regan put together this helpful road map to navigate all of the misguided posts cropping up on Facebook.

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Hobo Radio Cafe – What will George Lucas do now?
Hobo Radio Cafe is a new feature we debuted at the end of 2015 that takes audio highlights from HoboTrashcan’s weekly pop culture podcast Hobo Radio and adds animation. In this installment, Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle speculate on what George Lucas will do after Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks every box office record.

Murphy’s Law – The Hobo Taco
On a Hobo Radio podcast, Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle invented a fast food hybrid using ingredients from Chick-fil-a, Taco Bell and Checkers. Murphy makes their hypothetical creation a reality in this column.

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Bacon and Legs – Game of Thrones: You win or you die
Every year to celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones, Fontina Turner offers up a two-part column filled with show-inspired recipes. This year, to celebrate season five, she offered up dishes dedicated to many of the characters who are no longer with us.

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Hobo Radio 368 – A surprisingly candid chat with Chris LaMartina
Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle are joined by Baltimore filmmaker Chris LaMartina, whose films include Call Girl of the Cthulhu and the WNUF Halloween Special. LaMartina opens up about making movies on a budget, falling for his wife while directing her on one of his films and guerrilla marketing in the digital age. Plus, all three of them talk about their favorite horror directors and films.

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Hobo Radio – Star Wars: Remorse Awakens
Find out what happens when Joel Murphy, Lars Periwinkle and Molly Regan get working lightsabers in this promotional video.

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