| 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 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...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:30 AM
One thing that Ebenezer Scrooge does not get is a good night's sleep. That's because pesky ghosts keep appearing with reminders that he needs to reconsider his grumpy life. Ever since Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol" in 1843, audiences have...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:13 AM
After a two-week break, our favorite fairytale drama is back and luckily things have changed.
Aside from the premiere, "Into the Deep" has been the only episode this season to not have character flashbacks. This was great in terms of plot momentum and I...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:29 PM
"Look around you, we're all liars here and every one of us is better than you." -- Littlefinger to Sansa Stark.
Most of the time on "Game of Thrones" much of Westeros is concerned with the Lannister-Stark-Baratheon power struggle happening south of...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 7:28 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Finally, and I mean finally! Sunday night's installment of "The Walking Dead" was the midseason finale, and it took almost 50 minutes into the episode, titled "Pretty Much Dead Already," to get there, but we finally got some of the satisfaction that we...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 10:09 AM
Here's where the coolest zombies, vampires and other ghouls will be hanging out this weekend
As befits a city that counts Edgar Allan Poe among its favorite sons, Baltimore puts on quite the show every Halloween. Whether it's through late-night tours...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Things have started getting pretty heavy in "The Walking Dead," not that it was a game of Candy Land before this week's episode, titled "Save the Last One" (referring to a bullet, in case the zombies catch you, so you can go out on your own terms and...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Major shocker on this week's episode of "The Walking Dead" they still haven't located Sophia.
This whole search for Sophia thing is turning into a real doozie of a MacGuffin.
At least Shane is acknowledging that this mission is really dragging on,...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 5:57 PM
This week's episode of "The Walking Dead" was called "Secrets," but they could have also called it "Lying" because a bunch of characters tell a bunch of lies (or withhold information, which is a form of lying).
Now, this should go without saying by this...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:32 PM
At offices across America on Monday, second-guessers will likely be questioning the decision-making of Tony Romo, Drew Brees and otherNFL signal callers.
But this week the water cooler discussion might also involve the botched play calls of Rick Grimes,...