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The Maryland Crabs is a podcast based in Annapolis Maryland which was launched in September 2016 after, quite literally years of hemming and hawing.  After a few false starts, many aborted concepts, we just took the plunge, whipped out the credit cards and lit Amazon on fire with equipment orders. And here we are!

This podcast is not about interviews. It’s about topics and conversations of interest to Marylanders!

We are not going to shy away from controversy or discomfort. Valuable conversations can emerge from them. We will not be adversarial for the sake of being adversarial, but you can expect some heated exchanges between Tim and John and Guests–or any combination of those.

About Guests–we're going to have plenty of them! Some will be local or regional in nature--others more broad.

And, we may even take this show on the road. Some night, you might find us propped on a bar stool at the Ebb Tide..or worse!



To learn more about us and who we are....here's your link!

Nov 23, 2017

Anne Arundel County Councilman Jerry Walker (R-Dist 7) is under attack from his own party. The term-limited Republican is fending off false accusations and twisted truth in negative mailers that have been sent by the House Republican Caucus headed by Minority Leader Delegate Nic Kipke.

Coming up....former County...


Nov 16, 2017

You may remember Alex Pline. He was last on the podcast talking about parking and biking in Annapolis. He also has some unique ideas on City planning and says that the City is (and has) been doing it all wrong and proposes a different, holistic way at looking at planning and development.

Coming up....former County...


Nov 11, 2017

In honor of Veterans Day, here is an encore of a special episode of The Maryland Crabs featuring William Keyes, a 95 year-old African-American veteran of World War II. Mr. Keyes has created a fascinating museum to his experiences in the war, along with other aspects of Americana throughout the past century and he was...


Nov 9, 2017

Just about 16 hours after the polls closed, Annapolis Mayor-Elect Gavin Buckley spoke with the Maryland Crabs about his campaign, his win, and his expectations for the next four years.

What does he think of City employees? How does he feel about historic preservation? What type of administration can we expect from the...


Nov 2, 2017

Baltimore crime is on the increase and so are the pressures of police Commissioner Kevin Davis. In the wake of the Baltimore City riots of 2015 and the death of Freddie Gray, getting a handle on crime is no easy task. Commissioner Davis came into Anne Arundel County to clean up after former County Executive John Leopold...