| Apr 30, 2011
| 7:46 PM
Tonight was the moment political geeks from around the country wait for all year: The White House Correspondents Dinner, where political humor rules the evening.
There were two speakers at the event in Washington: President Barack Obama and Saturday...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:03 AM
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.
• Hyperbole, much? RNC chair...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:22 PM
No matter what your approach to cooking, this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival has you covered. To give you an idea of the range of offerings, at noon Sunday, chef Galen Sampson of The Dogwood in Hampden will do a cooking......
| Jun 30, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Mark Halperin, editor-at-large of Time magazine and senior political analyst for MSNBC, said on live TV Thursday morning that he thought President Barack Obama had been acting like a "dick."
Hours later, MSNBC suspended him, saying, "Mark Halperin&...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Sometimes Groupon makes you hunt for the best deals. This hidden gem gets you $20 at threadless.com for $10. It is posted under Eerie, Indiana but is valid nationwide. Somehow only 122 have sold so far. Here's an MSNBC story from a few years ago on...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:00 AM
I have to give Keith Olbermann and Current TV their due: For 58 minutes Monday night, they delivered an impressive premiere on the new "Countdown" show. Strong production values, reasonable discussions and no ugly over-the-top slanderous attacks on...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:22 AM
At the end of my review of Keith Olbermann's new "Countdown" show on Current TV, I said I hoped Olbermann would find an audience in his new TV home if for no other reason than to make CNN pay in its prime-time ratings gut for giving Eliot Spitzer a show....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:01 AM
CNN was the place to be on cable TV Wednesday night if you wanted context and perspective on President Barack Obama's prime-time address on how and when American troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan.
In the wake of the speech, anchor Wolf Blitzer...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:08 AM
After four nights of watching Keith Olbermann, there are two things I can say with some certainty.
First, he has put together a first-rate production team. Current TV is producing a more focused and faster moving “Countdown” than MSNBC did....
| Apr 17, 2011
Congratulations to Governor O'Malley for his intelligent and buoyant dialogue on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning. In a venue that is often frenzied with tactless and injudicious comment on fundamental competing ideas, the Governor stood tall. His...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Jessica Yellin, one of the stars of CNN's outstanding 2008 political coverage, was named chief White House correspondent Tuesday. She replaces Ed Henry, who left to cover the president for Fox News after seven years on the CNN beat.
Yellin assumes her...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:40 AM
I have a million other things to write about, and about 500,000 of them have been rightfully ordered up by editors.
Despite that, and a growing momentum this Friday night in Baltimore that nothing matters in the world except the Ravens playoff game...