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  • Sham editing at Wikipedia

    Connoisseurs of nonsense will enjoy the latest example of fatuity at Wikipedia.* Philip Roth discovers that a Wikipedia entry on his novel The Human Stain says that the principal character is based on the late Anatole Broyard. This is not so, and Mr. Roth...
  • Wikipedia, for and against

    Dang, Eric Hartley wants me to be responsible. In a private note, which he has given me permission to use, along with his name, he gently reproaches me for the rhetorical excesses in my most recent post on Wikipedia. He has something there, as you will...
  • Baltimore guitarist brings lessons into school classrooms

    Baltimore guitarist brings lessons into school classrooms
    Chris Dunn called the class to order with a simple instruction: "One, two, ready, strum." A torrent of E minor chords — or close enough — from nearly a dozen guitars filled the room at the Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Season 14 premiere

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Season 14 premiere
    TOM BERGERON!  It's so great to see you again! Oh, hi, Brooke, you're there too. Introductions: Notable for Gavin's fedora, Maks' open shirt and Martina looking more glam than I could have ever imagined.  And now they tell us no elimination this week,...
  • 'Kourtney and Kim Take New York' recap: Season finale

    'Kourtney and Kim Take New York' recap: Season finale
    True story: I missed last week’s episode. That’s because I talked to my psychic. We had a vision… that Kim and Kris were going to break up. OK, fine, I didn’t have a vision at all. And neither did the psychic from last week's...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Los Angeles auditions

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Los Angeles auditions
    And now here we are on our regular night with Los Angeles auditions. It always makes me so happy to see Cat interacting with the dancers waiting in line -- she is sunshine in high heels. Judges tonight: Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe, and professional goof...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 5, 'Let's Boot and Rally'

    'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 5, 'Let's Boot and Rally'
    "Took you long enough." -- Russell Edgington So they finally found Russell. Because no one thinks to search in the creepy asylum for a vampire seeking to be reborn. Seriously, the asylum was like a low-rent haunted house run by high schools students....
  • 'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?

    'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?
    If Monday's “The Voice” was a night of shock but little awe, Tuesday night was a night of crappy filler and little justification. After the merciless blow of instant eliminations, Christina Aguilera was called upon to defend herself for her...
  • Walters donates artwork images to Wikipedia

    Walters donates artwork images to Wikipedia
    The Walters Art Museum is donating more than 19,000 images of artworks from its collection to the organization running Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia that is created and edited by users. The images will be available for Wikipedia articles in any...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Forest Hill girl seriously injured in lawnmower accident: A 5-year-old girl needed a double foot amputation after the Monday night accident. Obama to visit Baltimore on June 12: President Obama will make what could turn out to be his only...
  • Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'

    Friday Buffet: Speculative details on the next PlayStation, 'Assassin's Creed 3' mania and 'fake geek girls'
    News Roundup •••• According to Kotaku, the next PlayStation is codenamed "Orbis," it will be out next year and will not be friendly to used games or PlayStation 3 games. No word on if it blocks the door to your house and collects a...
  • Senior Circles: Jung's theories give meaning to an aging population

    When I was in college, many moons ago, I remember studying Carl Jung (1875-1961), a Swiss psychiatrist who was the founder of analytical psychology, in a cosmology class and again in a child development course. As a point of information, "Cosmology is the...