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  • Commentary: This is Halloween

    While some of my colleagues here at The Aegis may argue about its merits (one editor in particular that I won't name, but he knows who he is), I love Halloween. The whole time of year is pretty magical, if you think about it. Leaves are changing colors,...
  • Joyce Carol Chaney

    Joyce Carol Chaney
    Joyce Carol Chaney, a former cosmetologist who changed careers and became Baltimore County's first full-fledged female police officer assigned to patrol duty in 1974, was found dead Sunday in the bedroom of her Parkville home. She was 67. Her brother,...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, season 3 preview weekend

    'The Walking Dead' recap, season 3 preview weekend
    Hello kiddies! First of all — if you're reading this thinking "Oh shoot! Did I miss the premiere of season three of 'The Walking Dead'?!" — no, don't panic. This is just a blog about the special season three preview that aired on AMC this...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 302: 'Sick'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 302: 'Sick'
    Thanks "The Walking Dead", now I no longer have to wonder what a zombie's panties look like. And I no longer have to wonder what it would be like to see a zombie in its panties have its stomach slit open with a pocket knife. It made me feel a little...
  • Scary traffic won't be an issue at this year's zombie run, promoter vows

    Scary traffic won't be an issue at this year's zombie run, promoter vows
    With the Run For Your Lives race coming back to Darlington this weekend, it's not the thousands of zombies people are scared of — it's the possibility of a repeat of last year's traffic nightmare. Event coordinators Reed Street Productions,...
  • Halloween's fiendish fun translates into big bucks

    Halloween's fiendish fun translates into big bucks
    The National Retail Federation says Halloween will be an $8 billion industry this year, with seven in 10 Americans celebrating and spending an average of nearly $80 per person on costumes, candy and decorations. Don't believe it? Look no farther than...
  • 'The Walking Dead' becomes a first-person shooter

    'The Walking Dead' becomes a first-person shooter
    Activision announced a new first-person shooter based on AMC's hit show "The Walking Dead" to be released sometime next year. Telltale Games has done a fantastic job spinning off the show and comic book's universe into an episodic adventure game, so it...
  • Zombies among us

    Though dead, they walk among us. They infest schoolrooms and creep into universities. The Internet swarms with them. They lurk in your workplaces. They are what Arnold Zwicky calls zombie rules, "rules" that have no foundation in English grammar and...
  • Thousands run for their lives Saturday in Darlington; hurricane threat cancels Sunday's Zombie events

    Thousands run for their lives Saturday in Darlington; hurricane threat cancels Sunday's Zombie events
    Running in a 5K race can be challenging and tiring. Imagine running over, under and through a dozen obstacles, many involving mud and water on a hilly course and, oh yes, with hordes of the undead chasing you. Sounds like a lot of fun, huh? An estimated...
  • Those damn copy editors

    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...
  • Owings Mills author makes dystopian debut with 'The Listeners'

    Owings Mills author makes dystopian debut with 'The Listeners'
    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...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 313: 'Arrow on the Doorpost'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 313: 'Arrow on the Doorpost'
    "Arrow on the Doorpost"? More like "Arrow on the SNOREpost"! Just kidding. 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...