| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Baltimore's music scene is undeniably one of the country's best, and a good deal of credit for that goes to Thrill Jockey, a Chicago-based indie record label.
In the past several years, Thrill Jockey has signed a dozen current or former Baltimore bands,...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Sharon and Lexie Love, mother and sister of Yeardley Love, who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend, will be interviewed Thursday on "Katie," the new syndicated show hosted by former CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric.
The program will focus on dating violence,...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 1:36 PM
If electronic musician Dan Deacon is anything, he is fiercely loyal to his adopted hometown of Baltimore.
Last night's sold-out show at the Ottobar wasn't so much a coronation; that ship has long since sailed. Rather, its familiar dance party feel,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Both the WWE and World Heavyweight champions walked out of Sunday's Night of Champions pay-per-view with their titles in tow.
Sheamus cleanly put away his rival Alberto Del Rio, while CM Punk retained his title after a controversial double-pin with...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham recently argued that the 2012 presidential race should be a "gimme election." With high unemployment and underemployment, the argument goes, Americans should be flocking to the Republican ticket.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:00 AM
I didn't always agree with the late talk show host and Sun columnist, Ron Smith, but he always encouraged listeners to think. The video of Mitt Romney discussing the electorate was a good example of this. Ron might have dug a little deeper into his wealth...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Lady Gaga was slammed on the internet this week after adding 25 pounds to her normally svelte figure and is fighting back by promoting people's right to a positive body self image.
The popular singer started a "Body Revolution" campaign on her website...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:30 AM
It is amazing how differently different people see things. I suspect much of these differences boil down to simply which news broadcasts and talk show hosts we tune to.
If only we could have news stations like the BBC, which believe it or not, actually...
| 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 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...
| 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...