| Nov 16, 2012
As the dust settles in the wake of the latest presidential election, where can the open-minded voter turn these days for reasonably unbiased analysis and commentary on the state of political affairs?
It's a challenge in this era of talk radio and cable...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:28 PM
First it was the Washington Redskins management endorsing Maryland's gambling expansion referendum. Now it's one of the team's most best-known former players.
Lavar Arrington, the Redskins' former star linebacker, has cut a TV ad for the MGM-backed...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Guns are instruments of death. Their purpose is to kill, to bring an end to life. Yet we have romanticized these killing machines with shoot 'em up westerns, Sopranos entertainment, and clubs to kill animals. But let's face it, make no mistake about it,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:30 AM
President Barack Obama's surrogates were all over the political talk shows Sunday morning, proclaiming that the confusion as to what happened in Benghazi was a matter of bad intelligence. In fact, our intelligence showed it was safe enough to send our...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
It was a quiet night for a revolution.
People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:45 AM
We all wrote the guy off. Me, the rest of the Baltimore media and a ton of Ravens fans, judging by the talk shows and message boards. No way would Terrell Suggs play against the Houston Texans, we all said.
He's coming back too soon from that partially-...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
More was definitely less for President Barack Obama Wednesday night in the first televised presidential debate.
The president spoke for 42 minutes and 50 seconds, while GOP candidate Mitt Romney only 38 minutes and 32 seconds by CNN's count.
But in TV...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Chris Hayes, an editor at large of The Nation and host of the talk show bearing his name on MSNBC, was raised in a working-class neighborhood but attended some of the most exclusive schools on the planet.
"I grew up in the Bronx," says the affable, 33-...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Veteran WBAL radio host Ron Smith announced on-air Monday that he is in home hospice and will no longer appear on air.
"The decision has been made by me to stop appearing on the radio show," Smith said just before the start of his show, which begins at 9...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 11:40 AM
The home of the Whopper is adding fruit smoothies, snack wraps and an array of salads to its menu in what it says is a strategy to offer better-for-you food choices.
Burger King joinsMcDonald's, Chik-fil-A and other fast food restaurants that have...
| May 18, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Oprah Winfrey is one great storyteller.
So let her set the stage for the story of her years in Baltimore — seven and a half years starting in 1976 that would profoundly shape not only the life of the young anchorwoman, but also give birth to the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:27 AM
AKA: Why Anderson should have just stuck with CNN.
I'm beginning to question why exactly Anderson Cooper decided to do a daytime talk show (other than money). He's a respected journalist. Has been for awhile.
But spray-tanning with Snooki for "Anderson"...