| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:18 PM
There is Chris Brown, these days sporting a neck tattoo that looks like ex-girlfriend Rihanna after he bloodied and bruised her. And Charlie Sheen, whose assault of his wife is somehow just another part of his troubled yet comedic persona.
Sharon Love is...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I held off on writing about this on Monday out of deference to the righteous national remembrance of 9/11 that many Americans took part in.
But this week brings another anniversary, a far less sacred one to be sure, but one that is nevertheless worth...
| 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 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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:05 AM
With the debut of her new syndicated talk show fast approaching, Katie Couric is on the road promoting it at some of the 174 stations that have signed on.
Last week, she was in Atlanta. This week, Baltimore.
With 95 percent national clearance, she has...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here.
I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Katie Couric’s visit last week to Baltimore’s WMAR proved at least one thing: She is serious about making her new daytime talk show, “Katie,” a winner. She did not do such intense promotion in the summer of 2006 even when she was...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Sarah Palin says it's a lie.
Her press spokeswoman calls it "sick."
Other supporters of the former Alaska governor refer to it as a "hit job" — concocted by Hollywood leftists and the liberal media.
Filmed in and around Baltimore last year, "HBO"...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
With his nomination as the Republican candidate for president all but wrapped up, Mitt Romney now faces the challenging task of selecting a running mate. What was once a fairly ho-hum matter (the running gag in the 1931 Gershwin musical lampooning...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:12 AM
UPDATE (11 a.m. Nov. 29): Jeff Zucker named head of CNN
Of all the major executive, talent and programming moves that CNN has made in the last few years, the expected announcement of Jeff Zucker as the president of CNN Worldwide looks like one of the...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Republican Party has been doing a lot of hand-wringing and finger-pointing since the presidential election. Half the conservative columnists and bloggers say the GOP lost because it overemphasized social issues such as abortion and gay marriage. The...