| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
For 60 years the National Prayer Breakfast has been a nonpolitical event where speakers put aside their earthly biases and focus on a Higher Authority. Last Thursday, President Obama departed from that tradition to claim the endorsement of Jesus for...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Tonight on a three-hour edition of Raw, Vince McMahon returns to WWE TV for the first time since October 2011. This is a very interesting situation for many reasons.
For one, ratings in the United States have taken a dip. Though Nielsen ratings are...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:06 AM
A year ago, soon after the Tunisian uprising, I demonstrated my powers of prediction in a column about the democracy movement in the Arab world. The revolution in Tunisia, I wrote, "arose from local circumstances that don't foretell what will happen...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 6:45 AM
Isn't it a little amazing that the Republican Party — with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney as its prime leaders — can take a budget surplus from President Clinton and turn it into the biggest deficit of all time and then blame President Obama...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Watch the video for "Loud" above. His raps have curse words and drug references in them. Kids, be careful!
I've been duped by Mac Miller before.
When he released "K.I.D.S.," the mixtape that first caught most rap blogs' attention, in August 2010,...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Whoever that was who called me yesterday, and whatever it was I agreed to? I didn't mean it, I just couldn't hear you over the cars screeching past and the banner planes pounding overhead. Plus I was delirious from walking miles but merely going blocks....
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:15 PM
How did Mac Miller do it?
It seems improbable, but the party-all-the-time Jewish rapper from Pittsburgh found himself at the top of the Billboard 200 on Nov. 16, without a radio hit, and more important, without a major-label machine there to take the...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The world according to polls, or some part of it anyway, is telling us that former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain is now the frontrunner for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. The latest NBC News/Wall Street public opinion survey has him...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
In “Tower Heist,” opening Friday, a group devastated by a failed Ponzi scheme conspire to rob a businessman’s high-rise. In preparation for the new flick, we asked our staff which unsuspecting individual they would you like to steal from...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:05 AM
When Pat Hiban puts his mind to something, he makes it happen. That's how he became a brand-name Realtor in Howard County, and that's how he turned his book, "6 Steps to 7 Figures," into a bestseller.
"I always thought in my mind that I should write a...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Just when you thought the Republican presidential field was getting set, up pops the most mischievous force in American politics, Sarah Palin. The former Alaska governor — the real deal this time, not actress Julianne Moore channeling her for the...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:43 AM
I make an effort not to swear in the presence of older ladies, minor children, and evangelical clergy. I reviewed Jesse Sheidlower's The F Word without using English's most versatile verb/noun/adjective/adverb/interjection. But over the past week I...