| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:54 AM
Well THAT wasn't how the Dixon brothers reunion was supposed to go down!
For a second, right after the Governor accused Merle of being a traitor in Sunday night's episode, I was very scared that ol' Merle was going to get killed off right then and...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Editor's note: We are thrilled to welcome Mary Alice of Charm City Cakes as our recapper for the new season of "Top Chef Masters." We think it's a sin that she doesn't have her own Wikipedia page. But she does have a fan page. Take it away, Mary.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:24 AM
I'm probably taking this show a little too seriously over here, but some presentation as to how the 24 acts are divided up into two groups would be nice, because the second week of the semi-finals is full of acts that could never compete with the ones...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Jacoby Jones begins the finales tonight coming down the staircase in purple and gold, with partner Karina Smirnoff in a purple dress -- a nice nod to Jacoby’s hometown of New Orleans.
Their first round is the "judges' pick" dance, and it's the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:35 AM
It's "Latin Night" and at the top of the show, Tom tells us the stars will have "a chance to dance for immunity." I do not like that sound of that one little bit.
Mark Ballas is wearing a color-coordinated fedora. Guess how I feel about that. Also, I&...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:38 PM
I note with great displeasure in your June 27 edition that we are again going to put on a hot dog-eating contest in Granville Gude Park to celebrate the Glorious Sixth.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 60 million Americans are now obese, and...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:47 AM
One of my recent posts on the unreliability of Wikipedia caught the eye of Edward Buckner, a medievalist, who shared with me a paper he has written about deficiencies in an Oxford University study of the reliability of Wikipedia.
You may be aware of a...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
In November 2012, while putting together a Share Your Blessings listing, I talked to a woman who runs a nonprofit that helps teen mothers. I learned that she had been ill for a year with gastroparesis.
She said it took a while to diagnose. I had never...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Happy Super Bowl Monday, Baltimore. Unsurprisingly, game-related topics are getting a lot of attention online today, along with several news stories that broke as the weekend was commencing. That latter category includes the possibility of large, free Wi-...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Here's a big question: When does old age begin? I have the answer. And, I got it by surprise. Recently, I saw my physician for a routine examination and health review. During the visit she declared for the record, that I made it to old age. On...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Less than a day after criticizing retiring Ravens star inside linebacker Ray Lewis via a Facebook post, the wife of New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker has issued an apology.
Anna Burns Welker's mea culpa followed her posting the following...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:09 AM
When will they ever learn? Probably never.
We all know social media can be a figurative stick of dynamite in the hands of angry, frustrated NFL players.
Now it's pretty obvious their wives should stay away from it, too.
For evidence, look no further...