| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
If you don't think TV is in the midst of revolutionary change, go to Amazon.com this weekend and instead of buying a book or baby food, take a look at the online giant's original production of "Alpha House."
It's a political satire written and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:05 AM
For Piper Bateman, 18, her high school breakup was really a breakthrough, garnering the Fallston native more than 2,500 eyeballs on her music video "(Finally) A Refugee" in just two weeks.
Bateman said she wrote the song after she and her high school...
| Nov 10, 2013
Netflix changed the way people rent movies. Amazon upended the big-box bookstore. Other online retailers grabbed market share in niches as diverse as contact lenses and pet medications.
Why not razors?
That's the question posed by a Catonsville firm...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:41 AM
When the Baltimore Rock Opera Society throws a Halloween party, there's "only four requirements," according to BROS member Chuck Green: "beer, butts, theatre (with an 're') and beer."
Enter the Halloweiner Sphinctacular, a BROS benefit co-presented by...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:43 PM
For years, R. Todd Stevens drove by the old Crownsville Hospital Center and wondered about the closed psychiatric facility.
The hospital shut down in 2004, two years before Stevens moved just a couple miles down the road. He was surprised to learn the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:15 AM
It is with a heavy heart that I heard the news that Video Americain would be closing ("Losing business, Video Americain faces fadeout," Aug. 27). The store and its owner Barry Solan have been close to my heart since I first came into contact with them...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Baltimore-made "House of Cards" won two technical Emmys Sunday for cinematography in a single camera series and casting.
The awards were announced at a dinner Sunday in Los Angeles. The awards telecast, at which the major Emmys are announced, will be...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:43 AM
When the Maryland workers building the sets for "House of Cards" started sawing and hammering the offices and homes of characters like Francis and Claire Underwood 20 months ago in Harford County, most of them were thinking only of earning a steady...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:56 PM
It is hard to imagine any city in the nation being more reviled by Americans these days than Washington.
The standoff last week among the White House, Senate and House of Representatives as the clock wound down on the country’s ability to pay its...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:03 AM
"Scandal" is back! "Scandal" is back! After months of waiting and rewatching the first two seasons on Netflix, we start the first season by checking in with Pope and Associates. Huck, Harrison, Abby and Quinn are preparing for battle, locking doors and...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:56 PM
There's bad journalism, and then, there is bad online, show-biz journalism, which is in a class by itself when it comes to laziness, lack of fact-checking and flatout hack-ocity (I know that's not a word, but it speaks to my anger at the moment)....