| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:32 PM
At offices across America on Monday, second-guessers will likely be questioning the decision-making of Tony Romo, Drew Brees and otherNFL signal callers.
But this week the water cooler discussion might also involve the botched play calls of Rick Grimes,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Well, they can't all be winners.
Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time.
This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 12:13 AM
Greetings boys and GHOULs!
The second season of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' premieres on Sunday evening, and before I get going with this new TV Lust blog, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the series and introduce myself.
My story is fairly typical. I...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:43 PM
When the lights dim for "Hunger Games" at midnight Thursday, Fatimah Nelson, who bought tickets weeks ago, will be there, a bit breathless, at the edge of a plush seat at Arundel Mills.
"I've been waiting months and months and months," says the Baltimore...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:20 AM
De’Andre L. McCullough, the young protagonist of the book “The Corner”, which chronicled a year on a drug-plagued street corner in West Baltimore and was turned into an HBO miniseries, died Wednesday of an apparent overdose in...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Coming unstuck in time, Pamela Regis was investigating the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime. When the clocks struck 13, she dreamt she went to ... to Manderley? — no, McDaniel.
Strange as it might seem, Regis' dream of jumbled-up...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:55 PM
With her 20th novel, "The Beginner's Goodbye," about to be released, Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler is already hard at work on her 21st — a "sprawling family saga that goes on and on and on" that she'll be writing backward, beginning with the ending....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:50 AM
1) Rachel L. Swarns: While Michelle Obama is not expected to attend the Baltimore Book Festival, author Rachel L. Swarns will be meeting fans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bank of America Literary Salon, where she'll be happy to discuss her book,...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:35 PM
If getting arrested and spending some time in a Klingon jail is your idea of a good time, then don't miss this weekend's Shore Leave 33. It could be the place your dream comes true.
"People love it," says Michael Schilling, a spokesman for the three-...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Should you spy a bunch of folks in hockey masks hanging around Hunt Valley this weekend, don't go looking for a game.
The area will be crawling with dozens, if not scores, of aspiring Jasons, the masked killer and overwhelmingly demonic presence of the...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 6:44 PM
There is one thing the University of Maryland Quidditch team can't do: fly.
But only a strict Harry Potter constructionist would find fault.
Because, truth be told, none of the hundreds of other Quidditch teams across the country -- including those at...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:48 PM
They dragged it out as long as humanly — or wizardly — possible: seven books and eight movies over 13 years, the last book published in 2007 and broken into two movies.
Now, after 400 million books sold and $2 billion at the box office, the...