| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:38 PM
I think it is time for fans of Jon Stewart to start worrying about him. He has not been right since the day CNN confronted his friend, Anthony Weiner, outside the then-congressman's office -- and Stewart attacked CNN for doing its job.
Stewart has been...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 9:10 PM
Baltimore native Julie Bowen, of ABC’s "Modern Family," grabbed the first headline of the night at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday – winning the trophy for best supporting actress in a comedy, It was the first Emmy announced on the Fox...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Jason Winer was directing Julie Bowen on first episode of "Modern Family" when inspiration struck.
"In the initial draft, Julie's character was described as mildly controlling and neurotic," Winer says of the suburban sitcom mom. "But what she didn't...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 5:56 AM
It's time to kindle our Christmas spirits by catching a performance of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" — a classic that first appeared in 1843 and is now a perennial theater favorite each holiday season.
Pasadena Theatre Company is renewing...
| Dec 4, 2011
Larry the Cable Guy's done some tailgating in his day. Naturally, he's got some advice to offer.
"First off," says Larry, who will be at M&T Bank Stadium this Sunday to tailgate with Ravens fans as part of a promotion for Prilosec OTC heartburn medicine,...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner."
Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Nothing leaves movie-lovers feeling more nourished and content than a good drama. Watching a finely observed human struggle played out on screen is like cinema soul food, providing sustenance through its vital new connection to the world.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Events for fall at Baltimore colleges
Bo Burnham at Loyola: The off-color and politically incorrect YouTube sensation will serenade the Loyola community with some of his comedic ballads, such as "I'm Bo Yo" and "New Math." 9 p.m. Friday, Reitz Arena,...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 11:32 AM
After drawing large crowds to Centerstage early this year with a Baltimore-spoofing blend of scripted skits and improv comedy, a famous troupe from Chicago has returned with a sequel featuring brand-new material. Although "The Second City: Charmed and...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
"VEEP," the HBO political satire starring Julia-Louis-Dreyfus, started production Monday on location in the Baltimore area, Gov. Martin O'Malley and the cable channel said.
The Maryland Film Office estimates that the first season of the series will...
| Oct 8, 2011
In the age when a 140-character tweet is about as literary as some folks get, and when the most obvious of observations or lamest of jokes can elicit a "LOL" response, there's something doubly refreshing about the opportunity to indulge in the long,...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Dignity Players caps its 2011 season with Del Shores' 1996 comedy "Sordid Lives," about a dysfunctional Texas family that could compete in sleaze and shock with most reality TV show stars — and beat them all in laughs.
In his program statement,...