H.L. Mencken, Sage of Baltimore
Sunday marked the 56th anniversary of the death of legendary Sun journalist H.L. Mencken. Here’s a video I produced featuring The Sun’s Frederick Rasmussen, who speaks on his life, work, and beer. Years before he died, he had written his epitaph, which went something like this: “If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.”
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