| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:49 PM
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Back in December at Language Log, the urbane Mark Liberman commented on a text distorted by a ham-fisted attempt to convert British English to American, saying, "God save us from such copy editors." That provoked a spirited defense of copy editors in...
| Dec 22, 2012
Harrison Demchick is by his own account an optimist. He doesn't think that human society or our ruling institutions have become irredeemably corrupt. He didn't make one single preparation for this past Friday, when the Mayan calendar came to an abrupt...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Holy Hannah! What the heck was all that you guys?
Axel is dead (Good night, sweet prince), the Governor strapped it up and gleefully squeezed off rounds on the prison stronghold, Glenn is having major leadership and relationship issues, and Daryl and...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:40 PM
"Arrow on the Doorpost"? More like "Arrow on the SNOREpost"!
I understand that not every episode can be action-packed from start to finish with major plot twists, characters dying and hordes of zombies being slaughtered in exotic and...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Ahh, I love a good game of cat and mouse!
Sunday night's installment of The Walking Dead on AMC was basically sixty minutes of the Governor stalking Andrea over hill and dale, through forests and plains, into abandoned warehouses and, finally, to the...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:13 PM
This was one of those "bridge" episodes.
Nothing really happened, but it set up a bunch of stuff.
Listen people: it's not my favorite thing either, but it's a thing.
So I don't need to give a spoiler alert here, because there isn't really anything...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Good God this show is depressing.
It's fun to look at dead bodies and blood and guts a little bit, but then you throw in all the nihilistic conversation and abandoned long distance hikers and by the end of the episode you're just like ._.
| Feb 10, 2013
| 7:25 PM
And we're back! After a two month break for the holidays and football playoffs, AMC's The Walking Dead returned to the airwaves Sunday night with a fairly strong effort to kick off the final eight episodes of season three.
Sunday night's episode, The...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Welcome to Mardi Gras week. Even on a Monday, Internet users have plenty to gawk at as New Orleans avoids allowing a celebration to get in the way of a shooting, the Pope resigns for the first time since the Middle Ages, and Jack White brings down...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:50 PM
There is a peaceful atmosphere walking along the Washington Road Community Trail, despite the continual rumble of traffic.
A section of the wide, mowed trail rambles along behind the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, as well as Westminster...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 5:57 PM
If you haven't watched this week's episode of 'The Walking Dead' on AMC yet, don't read anymore (but please come back later), because something major happened.
Now that we've got that warning out of the way, can you believe Rick killed Shane?!...