| May 20, 2012
| 8:19 PM
"VEEP" keeps getting better week by week. And the last couple of weeks, it feels as if the HBO comedy has really found its feet.
Baltimore viewers will be especially interested in the ending of Sunday's episode as it sets the wheels in motion for a...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Baltimore gets lots of face time in “VEEP,” the Maryland-made HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
But so far, all of it has been as a stand-in for Washington, the setting of this fictional series about the vice president of the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Though neither is known for joking around, beleagured restaraunteur Denise Whiting and former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele will be among those competing for the title of Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity.
The Cafe Hon owner and the former face of the...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
At first glance, it might not seem like much, two men calling ABC’s “Modern Family” one of their favorite TV shows.
But when one is the Democratic president of the United States and the other his Republican challenger, you have to...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Setting a new high with Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," director Jerry Vess marks his seventh Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre directorial assignment by adding sparkle to the opening of the outdoor theater's 47th season under the stars.
Not only has Vess...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:35 PM
The boss came back to Monday Night Raw, but it didn't really mean much.
Tonight's entire episode had been hyped around the return of Vince McMahon to conduct a job evaluation for general manager John Laurinaitis.
In the end, there wasn't much of a job...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Almost 50 years after its 1964 Broadway opening, composer Jerry Bock's and lyricist Sheldon Harnick's "Fiddler on the Roof" continues to touch hearts with its hero's adherence to cherished religious traditions.
The 40-member cast assembled by 2nd Star...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:39 AM
When "America's Got Talent" took a break for the Olympics at the end of July, the number of contestants had been cut down to manageable-to-remember 16.
Now, two weeks after its return, with tangential rounds devoted to YouTube "talents"and wild card...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Baltimore comedian Mike E. Winfield just scored a gig hosting a new weekly show on Fuse.
Winfield, an actor with a most-voluptuous Afro who last year had a recurring role on "The Office," will be the face of "Off Beat," a show that will highlight the...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 12:57 PM
In her senior year at the Catholic High School of Baltimore, Michele "Wojo" Wojciechowski performed her first stand-up comedy routine. She wrote the jokes and found she liked delivering them to a crowd.
"I love making people laugh," she said. "Writing...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Although Jane Austen lived nearly 200 years after William Shakespeare, they shared a literary sensitivity to the social rituals that make courtship such a trying experience. That's why it isn't much of a stretch for the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company to...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 1:00 AM
Most of us with a sense of tact know you don't joke about real, genuine human tragedy. You don't make light of a murder. You don't crack on someone who just got diagnosed with cancer. You generally don't say mean, nasty things about the dead or suffering....