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  • 'VEEP' will start second season on April 14, HBO announced

    'VEEP' will start second season on April 14, HBO announced
    "VEEP," the Baltimore-made political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, will start its second season April 14, HBO announced Monday. Here is the release from HBO:             The Emmy®-nominated comedy series VEEP kicks off its ten-episode second...
  • Fashion Week wraps up in New York City

    Fashion Week wraps up in New York City
    A winter storm left piles of snow and Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco stopped by Tommy Hilfiger's show, but the most dramatic thing about New York City this past week were Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week's first looks at fall 2013. Inside the walls of Lincoln...
  • McDaniel prof's latest book probes the big questions of fourth grade

    McDaniel prof's latest book probes the big questions of fourth grade
    Lisa Graff, an author who teaches children's literature at McDaniel College, can't read a map to save her life. She's terrible at crossword puzzles, has trouble telling her left hand from her right and uses far too many exclamation points. While she was...
  • Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best

    Saying farewell to Steven Muller, one of Baltimore's best
    Steven Muller, the president of Johns Hopkins University from 1972-1990, died on Jan. 19.  He was one of the giants of his era.  I knew him well.  I write to share three remarkable stories which reveal the character of this great man. 1. Steve was...
  • Park School librarian Laura Amy Schlitz wins 2nd Newbery honor

    Park School librarian Laura Amy Schlitz wins 2nd Newbery honor
    Park School librarian Laura Amy Schlitz on Monday joined a select group of authors to be twice honored with one of the nation's top prizes for children's literature. Her 2012 Victorian gothic, "Splendors and Glooms," was named one of three Newbery...
  • NSA retiree's novel portrays widow seeking a new life[Senior Circles]

    This particular column was meant to be. In April, I received a phone call from Harry Rosenbluh, editor of The Phoenician, the newsletter of the Phoenix Society, which is mostly made up of National Security Agency retirees. Some of our readers may know...
  • Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house

    Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house
    If you want a taste of the Gilded Age, just plunk down $450,000, the asking price for a Baltimore townhouse once owned by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The author who gave us "The Great Gatsby" and other classics lived in Towson and Baltimore while wife Zelda...
  • UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel

    UMBC mathematician Manil Suri publishes his third novel
    In one way or another, Manil Suri has spent his entire life charting what happens when polar opposites are brought together in unexpected and at times startling juxtapositions. Suri, 53, is an acclaimed novelist, and a career mathematician who teaches...
  • President Obama's inaugural address [text]

    President Obama's inaugural address [text]
    Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens:    Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution.  We affirm the...
  • Steampunk artist creates the future by using the past

    The basement of Maury Dickson's Woodstock home is his workshop. There, he turns antique gears, old eyeglasses and other bits of Victorian-era bric-a-brac into jewelry, clocks, lamps and other pieces of art that seem like they belong in a futuristic vision...
  • When hot weather opens Harford's skull [Editorial]

    Truman Capote, who pioneered the literary genre of the nonfiction novel with his landmark work "In Cold Blood," observed the weather's potential for provoking from civilized settlements the most simian of instincts. In his posthumously published "Summer...
  • An entertaining "Mousetrap" from the Vagabond Players

    An entertaining "Mousetrap" from the Vagabond Players
    By now, 60 long years after Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” opened in London, the whodunit is more of a fixture than a stage show. It apparently cannot ever be stopped on that side of The Pond, where it has surpassed the 25,000th...