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  • Five questions with La Cakerie's owner and executive chef Jason Hisley

    Five questions with La Cakerie's owner and executive chef Jason Hisley
    Customers of Towson's artisan bakery La Cakerie could easily mistake their surroundings for an enlarged dollhouse kitchen; high-pitched strains of pop music bounce off pink walls and the aroma of baking cake batter wafts through the air. Owner and...
  • Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'

    Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'
    Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Five Questions for Ed Sloman

    Five Questions for Ed Sloman
    Ed Sloman spends a lot of time at work playing games. Sloman, the owner of Games and Stuff in Glen Burnie, says he's probably played thousands of the board, card and storytelling tabletop games he sells, but his all time favorite is Magic: The Gathering...
  • At Howard's entrepreneurial 'shark' competition, top ideas have bytes

    At Howard's entrepreneurial 'shark' competition, top ideas have bytes
    On the reality TV program "Shark Tank," investors bicker, maneuver and generally steal the thunder from aspiring entrepreneurs who come before them to pitch ideas. Unlike the Tin Man who clanks and clatters as he nervously asks the Wizard of Oz for a...
  • PlayStation 4 and XBox One sold out at most Baltimore stores

    PlayStation 4 and XBox One sold out at most Baltimore stores
    Despite their hefty price tags, the PlayStation 4 and XBox One video game consoles just might be the most sought after gifts of the holiday season. And last minute shoppers beware. The consoles are most likely sold out in the Baltimore area and even...
  • Retailers test new formats during holidays

    Retailers test new formats during holidays
    At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
  • Adaptation of Xbox Kinect device could prevent common summer tragedy

    Adaptation of Xbox Kinect device could prevent common summer tragedy
    This time of year, dozens of children across the country die after being forgotten inside sweltering cars. A group of Johns Hopkins University students may have found a way to ensure that parents remember even a silently sleeping baby. As part of a...
  • Put yourself in Trayvon Martin's shoes ... if you dare [Commentary]

    Put yourself in Trayvon Martin's shoes ... if you dare [Commentary]
    I would like every adult reader out there who is old enough to have a 17-year-old boy imagine him walking in the dark on the way to your house, after going to the grocery store. Or to the snack shop at the nearby gas station. Or returning home after...
  • Truth, and fun, of video gaming in Laurel [Commentary]

    When I was in high school, I had a friend over who happened to share an interest in video games. We were both engaged in a particularly rough game of "Dead or Alive," a fighting game. My mother walked in on us and commented on how we were glued to the...
  • Five questions with Deb Tillett

    Five questions with Deb Tillett
    Deb Tillett has been around the world, pursuing a career in technology that started a few decades ago in the suburbs of Baltimore. She learned the ropes of the video game world while working at one of the local companies — MicroProse — that...
  • U.S. Attorney General in Towson to grant $124K to Baltimore County police

    U.S. Attorney General in Towson to grant $124K to Baltimore County police
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder came to Towson University on Wednesday, Oct. 3, bearing gifts for Baltimore County Police — specifically $124,000 to help the department fight intellectual property crime. In an announcement at the Towson campus...