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  • NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

    NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled
    With three nights of record ratings, NBC’s coverage of the London Summer Olympics is winning on the prime-time TV front. But it looks to be losing in major ways in the world of social media, as a rising tide of complaints about the network’...
  • Thursday morning talkers: 'Walmart of weed' opens and more #Weinergate weirdness

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. • Weiner says photo might be him....
  • Wednesday morning talkers: Baby ligers raised by dog

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National  • Source: DOJ seeks indictment...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: Bill Ayers, Black panther craziness, and a free gun with every TV

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National • War in Libya costs $600...
  • Monday morning talkers: Rapture preacher 'flabbergasted'

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National  • Preacher who predicted end of...
  • Weather radar helps with studies of flying critters

     
    The BBC recently did some filming at the National Weather Service's Baltimore-Washington forecast office, in Sterling Va. It was part of a short news segment on the use of weather radar to gather valuable scientific information on birds, bats and......
  • Director David Fincher said to be in budget fight on 'House of Cards'

    Director David Fincher said to be in budget fight on 'House of Cards'
    Even as sets are being built in the Baltimore area for the $100 million Netflix remake of "House of Cards," a report out of Hollywood says producer-director David Fincher might not be on board. Fincher, who directed "The Social Network, and star Kevin...
  • TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations

    TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations
    Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"! Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
  • Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more
    Plan your week with our guide to what's happening MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Captain America: The First Avenger Friends With Benefits Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Terri  NOTABLE TV Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style) Hell’s...
  • Exercists: Radcliffe will return at Great Manchester

    Exercists: Radcliffe will return at Great Manchester
    Paula Radcliffe has plans to run a giant British 10K in May. The event will be the world marathon record holder's first competitive race since giving birth to her second child, Raphael. From an AP article on the planned comeback: Radcliffe says "it will...
  • The majesty of marriage

    The majesty of marriage
    By the time you read this, millions of Americans will have risen this morning at an hour best suited for dairy farming to watch wall-to-wall coverage of the televised wedding of Britain's Kate Middleton and Prince William. The TV networks are certainly...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, movies, music and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, movies, music and more
    Just because it's the holiday weekend doesn't mean there isn't stuff to do. MOVIES OPENING (subject to change) Tuesday The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Wednesday The Adventures of Tintin Friday The Artist We Bought a Zoo Sunday The Darkest Hour War...