| 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...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Run For Your Lives
Experience "The Walking Dead" live, at the Run For Your Lives 5K Obstacle Course located at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington. You can watch runners test their ability to survive the zombie apocalypse, while they try and...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:01 AM
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,...
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:28 PM
I was supposed to review NBC's telecast of the Super Bowl itself. You know, what kind of job did Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Bob Costas do? And I will deliver a short, fast version of that.
But you cannot review the Super Bowl without talking...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 4:04 PM
Ten years later, Louisiana still makes a stunning first impression. There was very little resembling fine dining in Fells Point when Richard Saki opened his opulently appointed Creole restaurant in 2000, and certainly nothing on the grand scale of...
| 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,...