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  • The Free Lance 217, February 6, 1912

    The Free Lance, February 6, 1912.


    The Library of America will be releasing a new edition of the Days books, edited by the incomparable Marion E. Rodgers: “Mencken continued to add to them after publication, annotating and expanding each volume in type- scripts sealed to the public for twenty-five years after his death. Until now, most of this material—often more frank […]

  • How to Drink Like a Gentleman

    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 2013 Mencken Graveside Memorial Service

    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, 1911-2012

    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.

  • Mencken Society Election Year Tee Shirts

    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 […]