Category: News

  • Mr Mencken Tweets


  • Mr Mencken on CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley

    Mr Mencken was used to introduce the final segment of the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley for 2013-08-05. The story was about Carol Ott of Baltimore who shames owners of run-down property in the city by posting their names and photographs of their falling-down buildings on her website The introductory part of the […]

  • Charles Fecher to be Honored 2012-10-20

    “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 […]

  • Updates to Richard Schrader’s H. L. Mencken: A Descriptive Bibliography

    Dr Schrader maintains a list of Additions And Corrections To H. L. Mencken: A Descriptive Bibliography. The latest revision will always be found at: The latest revision as of the date of this posting is dated April, 2011.

  • H L Mencken Stamp

    This stamp is not official US Postal issue, but it ought to be. Produced by Society member Otto David Sherman, these stamps won’t pay for your mail to be delivered, but they will allow you to declare to the world your Menckenophilia. We can’t claim that these stamps will appreciate in value as have the “Inverted Jenny” or […]

  • Mencken Society T-Shirts

    The Mencken Society is happy to offer its members official Mencken Society T-shirts. These shirts will be for sale at the Mencken Day Celebration, September 8, 2012, at the Enoch Pratt Free Library. The front of the shirt shows the Society’s logo and the back a quote particularly apt during Presidential Campaign season: “No one […]

  • Mencken Society Website Now Using WordPress

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