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  • Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'

    Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'
    Some show up with pie or casserole, but Baltimore writer Ericka Blount Danois was told to bring her recently purchased "Best of Soul Train" DVDs to her family's Thanksgiving dinner in 2009. When Todd Steven Burroughs, her Morgan State University...
  • NFL prospect's announcement has some gay athletes of earlier days marveling at widespread support

    NFL prospect's announcement has some gay athletes of earlier days marveling at widespread support
    As a Maryland football player, Akil Patterson felt pangs of disappointment every time he typed the words "gay athlete" into an online search engine, hoping against hope to find someone else like him. Patterson reflected Monday on how different the...
  • The top 5 new sex toys of 2014

    The top 5 new sex toys of 2014
    The future of sex toys is high tech. A recent New York Times story (yes, they cover sex toys now), highlighted items such as the RealTouch, a "USB-connected sex toy said to have been designed by a NASA engineer that promises 'interactive sex' with...
  • Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]

    Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]
    Bills before the Maryland Senate and House would prevent the use of public college and university funds to support scholarly involvement in academic organizations that have voted to boycott Israel. The legislation is a serious threat to academic freedom,...
  • Appreciating Sid Caesar, the real father of TV sketch comedy

    Appreciating Sid Caesar, the real father of TV sketch comedy
    By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91. But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
  • Call him what you want, Kanye West remains at music's forefront

    Call him what you want, Kanye West remains at music's forefront
    FRIDAY UPDATE: "The concert is still on! We will see you tonight!" reads the message on Baltimore Arena's website regarding tonight's Kanye West concert. The Yeezus show is on; check back tomorrow for my review. --------------- For the past decade, it...
  • When the editor goes AWOL

    You may have thought from reading past posts that it is only Nicholas Kristof and Thomas Friedman for whom The New York Times has abandoned editing. Not so. There is evidence of a slack rein on the regular staff as well.  I place in evidence this...
  • Spoiler alert: 'House of Cards' upends rules of viewer etiquette

    Spoiler alert: 'House of Cards' upends rules of viewer etiquette
    Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it. But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 12

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 12
    "Exile. I've managed to isolate the president from everyone, including myself." -- Frank Underwood Special Prosecutor Dunbar visits with Dr. Larkin, the reverend who served as the Walker's marriage counselor, and threatens him with a subpoena, but the...
  • CNN cancels Piers Morgan talk show

    CNN cancels Piers Morgan talk show
    In an effort to improve its last-place prime-time lineup, CNN is canceling Piers Morgan's nightly talk show. The cancellation, which was first reported by the New York Times, has been confirmed by CNN, though a date has yet to be set for when the former...
  • Ravens' Torrey Smith supports Michael Sam on new blog

    Ravens' Torrey Smith supports Michael Sam on new blog
    Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith took to his new blog Wednesday to show support for University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, who came out publicly Sunday night. "I would personally like to applaud Michael Sam for being the first in this...
  • Source: Ravens met with draft prospect Michael Sam

    Source: Ravens met with draft prospect Michael Sam
    INDIANAPOLIS — Missouri defensive end Michael Sam answered questions calmly Saturday, displaying candor and a natural sense of humor at the NFL scouting combine. One of the most scrutinized draft prospects in NFL history, Sam was surrounded by...