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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!

Jan 18, 2018

Last week, we spoke with DaJuan Gay who was recently stopped by the Annapolis City Police. He felt threatened and called his attorney who also felt it was a case of driving while black.

This week, we speak to Annapolis Police Chief Scott Baker about the stop. We find out what happened and how it could have been...


Jan 11, 2018

Earlier this year, former candidate for Alderman and community activist DaJuan Gay was stopped by the Annapolis City Police for running a stop sign. After a simple stop became an extended stop, Gay claims he became concerned and called an attorney. Is this a routine traffic stop? Or a case of DWB--Driving While Black?...


Jan 4, 2018

As we jump into 2018, we wanted to talk to Anne Arundel County Councilman Chris Trumbauer (D-District 6) about his final year in office. He is term-limited and we wanted to talk about his legacy, his future plans, and also the issues he sees are facing Anne Arundel County as we move into 2018 and beyond.

LINK:  Hon....


Dec 28, 2017

We're staring down the barrel of a new year, so The Maryland Crabs wax nostalgic and look back at 2017 to talk about our ten most-downloaded episodes. 

And, since it is the end of the year, John loosens the rules and lets Tim ramble on aimlessly about whatever random thought pops into his little head. We crab about


Dec 21, 2017

When he makes that call, Bob Mosier is a hero to 84,000 students, but the nemesis of parents who need to scramble.

But, as spokesperson for the Anne Arundel County Public Schools, it is a lot more than just making the call to cancel school for a snow day.

This week we talk about snow days, homeless students, the highs...