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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday, unless otherwise noted) The Help (Wednesday) 30 Minutes or Less Another Earth The Devil’s Double Final Destination 5 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie NOTABLE TV Bachelor Pad (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC) The Bling Ring...
  • 'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work

    'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin, it seems like a good time to catch up with what some of the other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. And two of the finest actors in the series, Dominic...
  • 'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped

    'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
  • Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday

    Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday
    If you want to see the finest new drama of the TV year, tune in BBC America at 10 p.m. Wednesday for the opener of "The Hour," a six-week series starring Dominic West, of "The Wire,"and Romola Garai, of "Emma." He plays a hard-to-read establishment...
  • More evidence that dogs can sniff out cancer

    More evidence that dogs can sniff out cancer
    Evidence is mounting that dogs aren't just man's favorite companion -- they can also literally save our lives. Researchers in Germany have found that dogs, using just their power of scent, can detect cancer in 71 percent of patients. According to this...
  • 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,...