| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:12 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:54 AM
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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:30 PM
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,...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 8:46 PM
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...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:43 AM
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...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:55 PM
"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....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:31 AM
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...
| May 8, 2012
| 10:41 AM
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...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:14 AM
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...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:06 AM
•••• 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...
| Jun 7, 2012
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...