| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Everything that Wrestlemania wasn't, for the hardcore WWE fan, Raw was.
It had twists, it had turns, and most of all, it had chants.
Lots of chants. Chants never heard at a WWE event before. In fact, for much of Raw, the fans hijacked the show.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech.
Around the globe, what's...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:42 PM
In New York, where he was to be honored at Thursday night's Straight for Equality Gala, Brendon Ayanbadejo suggested to a local newspaper reporter that one of the reasons that he was cut by the Ravens was his outspoken advocacy for same-sex marriage...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Annapolis Police Department spokeswoman Detective Amy Miguez knows residents like to take ride-alongs with officers.
"I think there's a lot of interest in that," she said. "[Ride-alongs] are always a way for someone to really gain an understanding of...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:54 AM
So, last week, I wasn't here for performance night and Dorothy withdrew on results night. Oh, and TOM BERGERON REPLIED TO A TWEET OF MINE AND TALKED ABOUT HIS BUTT AND I DIED AND AM WRITING THIS FROM THE GREAT BEYOND. Ahem. Tonight is "Prom Night." Of...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:31 AM
I am heading to the airport tomorrow to catch a plane for St. Louis and the seventeenth national conference of the American Copy Editors Society.
While I frolic and cavort with my fellow editors, I will not be posting here, and am not likely to be...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Maryland has to settle for the NIT, Cyprus is thinking about taxing bank deposits, and it turns out that your Amazon bestseller won't actually make you rich. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 18, 2013.
An author who managed...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Last night was "Prom Night" -- hope none of you are hungover, locked up, or pregnant this morning.
They're playing Flo Rida, but it's Huey Lewis I see up on the stage. HUEY! HUEY! HUEY!
Now, we're recapping last night and I am again twice subjected to...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Continuing to address the age and flexibility of their roster, the Ravens are planning to release reserve linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, a veteran known primarily for his work on special teams and his advocacy of same-sex marriage.
The move is expected...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:33 AM
John Waters could have been starring in a John Waters movie today when he was picked up hitchhiking in Ohio by members of an indie rock band.
It's so weird, it can only be true.
The website DCist had the amazing details.
The band Here We Go Magic was...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Who knows how George Clooney won Stacy Keibler's heart, but 27 years ago, winning over young Stacy could be done with a Cabbage Patch and a Pound Puppy.
On Christmas Day, Keibler shared with her Twitter followers a letter she wrote to Santa in 1985,...