| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:56 AM
Expect plenty of sightings of the crew, and maybe even cast members, from the Emmy-nominated Netflix show "House of Cards" around Harford County the rest of this month.
The show was filming at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air and elsewhere in west...
| Aug 10, 2013
During the depth of the 2008 financial crisis when Bill Miller's funds were in free fall, a colleague advised him to get a dog.
"I needed to change my luck," said the Legg Mason money manager, famous for beating the market 15 years in a row. "I reasoned...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Steve Mosko was not exactly the best student when he graduated The John Carroll School in 1974.
In fact, "a guidance counselor told me I probably wasn't college material," Mosko, who's since become the head of a major television studio, recalled....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:40 AM
In recent years, downtown Baltimore has been showcased on several television shows, most notably HBO’s “The Wire” and “Veep.”
But this week, Towson is getting its shot at small-screen glory as the cast and crew of the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Baltimore County's historic courthouse in Towson will become the set of the political drama "House of Cards" next month. The Netflix series' crew plans to film at the courthouse Aug. 7, though that date could change, county spokeswoman Ellen Kobler said....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:11 PM
"This isn't 'Oz'," a prison counselor says to Piper Chapman (played by Taylor Schilling) early in the first episode of "Orange Is the New Black."
The words are meant to reassure the heroine of Netflix's latest original series, a blond yuppie serving...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey threw out the first pitch at the Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays game on July 14.
Spacey Tweeted about his pitch: "Jim Johnson @Orioles signed the ball I threw & gave me one of his gloves! Awesome gift. I threw a strike!"...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development."
Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:53 AM
For a while last year, I started to worry about liking Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” so much.
Most of my colleagues didn’t like it — not that being out of sync with the herd ever bothered me greatly. It usually turned out...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 AM
In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free.
Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Baltimore's Legg Mason Opportunity Trust, co-managed by well-known stock-picker Bill Miller, is the top-ranked U.S. diversified stock fund for the third consecutive quarter, according to a Wall Street Journal ranking.
Miller and his co-manager, Samantha...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:34 AM
My children and I have a long-running joke that the ideal sports competition at the high school or college level would require as much academically from competitors as it would athletically. It's all very well to hit that double into the gap, but once you...