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  • Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease

    Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease
    The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come. "You...
  • Forbes: James Patterson highest-earning author

    Forbes: James Patterson highest-earning author
    Though E.L. James has received recent headlines for the phenomenal sales of "Fifty Shades of Grey," stalwart James Patterson remains the highest-earning author, according to Forbes. The magazine estimates that Patterson made $94 million last year,...
  • Sun sportswriters seem to relish losing

    Sun sportswriters seem to relish losing
    "Maybe you want it to be bad." So spoke a Stephen King character in his epic novel, "The Stand." I was struck by the line when I read it in the early 1980s, and it still gives me a bit of a psychological shudder. It's a twisted sentiment. And it's...
  • Commentary: This is Halloween

    While some of my colleagues here at The Aegis may argue about its merits (one editor in particular that I won't name, but he knows who he is), I love Halloween. The whole time of year is pretty magical, if you think about it. Leaves are changing colors,...
  • Now a free woman, Felicia "Snoop" Pearson heads to L.A. pursue her dream

    Now a free woman, Felicia "Snoop" Pearson heads to L.A. pursue her dream
    To rebuild her life, Felicia "Snoop" Pearson had to destroy her reputation. The actress who portrayed a cold-blooded killer so memorably on three seasons of the HBO cable series "The Wire" pleaded guilty this month to a crime she says she didn't commit....
  • 'Wire' actress 'Snoop' pleads guilty in drug case

    'Wire' actress 'Snoop' pleads guilty in drug case
    Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, who overcame a troubled childhood and a murder conviction to launch an acting career as a drug-gang assassin on HBO's "The Wire," pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin. She was sentenced to seven years in prison,...
  • The horrific John Carpenter

    The horrific John Carpenter
    Thirty-three years ago, a low-cost independent horror movie — one that started with the suggestion to make a film about babysitters being murdered — began making the rounds at movie theaters. Few noticed it at first, but that soon changed....
  • To quoth critics on 'The Raven' movie: Tell-tale flop

    To quoth critics on 'The Raven' movie: Tell-tale flop
    Baltimore has a special interest in the new John Cusack movie "The Raven" as it tells the story of a man the city claims as its own: Edgar Allan Poe. (If they named the football team after his poem, he's got to be something, right?) The film depicts a...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    A list of everything you need to know about the week ahead. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Immortals J. Edgar Jack and Jill Like Crazy NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Bad Girls Club Reunion, Part 1 (special; 9 p.m.; Oxygen) The Witch Doctor Will...
  • Book review: Stephen King's thrilling "11/22/63"

    Book review: Stephen King's thrilling "11/22/63"
    "The past is obdurate. It doesn't want to change." The past is also a dangerous, fickle place — and woe to anyone who dares alter it. That's the mantra coursing through "11/22/63." Stephen King's mammoth, generous and thrilling novel is about a...
  • Government must fund the arts

    Government must fund the arts
    With the primaries in full swing, the cowboy poetry festival and Big Bird have returned to the news. The Nevada festival is the most recent whipping boy for those who oppose government funding of the arts. Mitt Romney joined this chorus by suggesting...
  • Rape victim, investigator release book about 21- year odyssey

    For years, the stranger who raped her in her Annapolis bedroom maintained a hold over her. If it wasn't her self-imposed isolation from friends, it was the nightmares, or the difficulty of keeping up the facade that she was fine, or the drinking, or the...