Promoting the living works of Henry Louis Mencken, the "Sage of Baltimore"
Mr Mencken observed that “[d]rinking with skill and taste is no more a natural art than love; either it must be learned by the onerous process of trial and error, or it must be taught. Plainly enough, the latter way is the better” and offered a short tutorial which appeared in Liberty magazine of January […]
The eighth Mencken Graveside Memorial Service will again be conducted by Oleg Panczenko. When: Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM Where: Mencken Family Gravesite, Loudon Park Cemetery, 3620 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229 Mr Mencken’s grave is in Lot W 224 North Half, Space 4, N 39° 16.693′ W 76° 40.683′ (39.278217°, -76.678050°). Google […]
Arthur J. Gutman, president of the Mencken Society from 1979 to 1999 and former Vice President of Warfield-Dorsey Insurance passed away Monday evening, November 26, 2012. He was interred at the Oheb Shalom Congregation Cemetery, 6130 O’Donnell Street, Baltimore, on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2 PM.
Show your sympathies with a handsome garment suitable for wearing both before and after the Elections. The Mencken Society’s handsome tee shirt shows the Society’s logo on the front and “No one in this world, so far as I know … has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the […]
“The Baltimore City Historical Society is honoring the late Charles Fecher at its annual Mayor’s Reception on October 20, 2012 at Mount Calvary Church, 816 N. Eutaw Street [cor Madison Ave.], from 12 to 2:30 p.m., tickets are $20.00 and may be purchased at the door. Fecher was a distinguished Mencken scholar and editor of the Mencken diaries. For […]
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