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  • Michelle Obama reads Green Eggs and Ham

     
    Joined by Education secretary Arne Duncan, Michelle Obama reads the Dr. Seuss "foodie classic" to a gathering at the Library of Congress. Via Obama Foodorama. Right after, in the interest of fairness, Sarah Palin read The Fountainhead from start to......
  • How the Grinch attempted to steal 'hon'

    I've been watching the ruckus surrounding Denise Whiting, the owner of the Café Hon, with a certain degree of perplexity. I am new to Baltimore, having moved here with my family this past August, so I feel like a person who has stepped into a movie...
  • Embracing 'Harry Potter' as a teachable moment

    Embracing 'Harry Potter' as a teachable moment
    With the release this weekend of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final movie in the "Harry Potter" series, fans around the county have enjoyed numerous events to mark the occasion, with more still planned in the weeks to come....
  • Laughing down the home stretch

    Laughing down the home stretch
    It's home-stretch time at Magooby's Joke House, as the Baltimore area's most exhausted comics prepare for the last few hours of their 81-hour comedy marathon. "Things have all worked out," comic Jim Meyer said Thursday afternoon, just minutes after...
  • Child shot at harbor says he would punch gunman in the face

    A stick-on bandage is the only thing covering Kavin Benson's dime-size bullet wound. It hasn't stopped the rambunctious 4-year-old, who was shot moments after the July 4 fireworks ended at the Inner Harbor, from dancing, jumping and climbing all over his...
  • Night of tasteful fun at Towson's Edible Art Exhibit

    Night of tasteful fun at Towson's Edible Art Exhibit
    There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms. Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in...
  • Only crumbs remain of popular art exhibit

    Only crumbs remain of popular art exhibit
    Jeremy McCord worked freehand with 3,500 M&Ms, several cans of white icing and a 32-by-40-inch frame. He went withDr. Seuss, the theme suggested for the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibition at Towson High School, and sculpted the bite-sized bits of red,...
  • Reading Across America events planned at Cromwell Valley

    To commemorate the birthday of famed children's author Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, students is Baltimore County Public Schools will be involved in a variety of reading-related activities and events on Friday, March 2. Locally, at...
  • Library of Congress disses Edgar Allen Poe

    Library of Congress disses Edgar Allen Poe
    The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe. The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
  • Oobleck: green slime from the mind of Dr. Seuss

    Oobleck: green slime from the mind of Dr. Seuss
    Oobleck has to be one of the oddest outgrowths of literature I've ever seen, but the green slime looks like a blast to make in the kitchen. The Instructables website says Oobleck is "a non-newtonian fluid. That is, it acts like a liquid when being...
  • R.I.P. Jan Berenstain

    R.I.P. Jan Berenstain
    Every Baby Boomer parent has spent hours reading the adventures of the Berenstain Bears, so I was saddedned to hear that co-creator Jan Berenstain had died at age 88. She and her husband Stan, who died in 2005, created the bear family that provided...
  • On Dr. Seuss' birthday, Lorax movie reviews

    On Dr. Seuss' birthday, Lorax movie reviews
    Today marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel (1904-91), who, as Dr. Seuss, created such legendary characters as The Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, Horton and Bartholomew Cubbins. But one of his later and lesser-known characters, the Lorax, is getting the...