| Apr 11, 2012
| 5:21 AM
The clothes are laid out, and it's time to pack. Off to the airport in a few hours, to be delivered this evening in New Orleans for the sixteenth national conference of the American Copy Editors Society.
You who are not an editor (how sad for you) and...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Major League Baseball has delivered on its pledge to formulate a policy for players’ social media use, as Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports points out.
I’m not going to delve into all the details of the policy (Calcaterra does a nice job...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie flew to Baltimore yesterday to meet with team officials and apparently got the answers that he was seeking.
"Raven Fans, I was n Baltimore 2day, 2 confirm that ill be there next season," McKinnie said last night on...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
"Game Faces" is an ongoing series where we will look at the people behind the well-worn game controllers of Baltimore. They might be your neighbor, your elected official or your bartender. Whoever they are, they love games, just like you. Want to show...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Here's a round-up of our week at Midnight Sun:
•••• Last month, I attended Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School at the Windup Space. It's a very cool event — driven by sketching and beer, not by the gawking at pasties — thrown by...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 11:24 AM
When the Ravens convinced free-agent guard Evan Mathis to extend his Thursday visit overnight, they hoped he wouldn't leave Baltimore without signing their contract offer.
But on Friday afternoon, when Mathis stepped on an airplane destined for his...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:15 PM
I can't be the only ones Tebow-ed out right now, but his move from the Broncos to the Jets (in exchange for two draft picks) has elicited much repulsion/happiness/Jesus jokes on Twitter.
While I've kept my opinion on the matter to myself (mostly...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:30 AM
On Twitter, you have to expect the crude, the occasional swear word, the offensive line.
Just usually not from the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
The Pratt let loose an eye-brow raising Tweet Tuesday afternoon, giving a big thumbs up to a rap called "B*...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:03 AM
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| Mar 31, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Talk about a Friday afternoon dump: Keith Olbermann and his $50-million, five-year contract dumped by Al Gore's audience-challenged Current TV after less than a year on-air.
There is no shortage of meat for analysts to chew on these bones, and that is...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:05 AM
The nation watched as winning numbers for the record-setting Mega Millions jackpot were revealed Friday night, and then waited all day Saturday to learn the identity of a lucky Baltimore County shopper who would split the $656 million.
His or her...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
A deeper look into this case and the law enforcement issues related to it appeared in Thursday's newspaper. Click here for that article.
There can, in fact, be a corrective mechanism when it comes to the mob mentality of the Internet.
This week, a...