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  • Is this still good: June 30

        NPR Why We Tip (via Eater) Eating Potato Chips Makes You Fat (Gawker) (study, New England Journal of Medicine)
  • Goodman on 'Tracks' with novel built on short stories

    June 30th saw the debut of local resident Eric Goodman's second book and first novel, "Tracks: a Novel in Stories." Many of us know this Rodgers Forge resident's wonderful first book, "Flightless Goose," a children's story. Well, now adults can thrill...
  • ABC News shows hidden video of gay 'counseling' at Bachmann clinic

    ABC News shows hidden  video of gay 'counseling' at Bachmann clinic
    ABC News, which has been making its own news this week with Diane Sawyer's Jaycee Dugard interview, kept the ball rolling Monday night with a report on the Christian counseling clinics run by the husband of GOP candidate Michele Bachmann. She refers to...
  • Coffee Companion -- 3/10

    Coffee Companion -- 3/10
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Gilman grad, sports journalist Frank Deford laments sorry state of O's

    Gilman grad, sports journalist Frank Deford laments sorry state of O's
    Though he’s long since moved away, award-winning sports writer and Baltimore native Frank Deford feels the same way about the Orioles and owner Peter Angelos as someone who never left.   “He was great at asbestos,” Deford, a Gilman...
  • NPR looking into show host Lisa Simeone's role with Occupy Washington group

    NPR looking into show host Lisa Simeone's role with Occupy Washington group
    National Public radio says it is looking into the role that  Baltimore resident Lisa Simeone is playing as a spokeswoman for October 2011, one of the Occupy D.C. groups encamped at Freedom Plaza in Washington. A profile on National Public Radio's "People...
  • Lisa Simeone fires back at NPR for questioning her role in Occupy D.C. movement

    Lisa Simeone fires back at NPR for questioning her role in Occupy D.C. movement
    Baltimore broadcaster Lisa Simeone fired back Wednesday night after a National Public Radio spokeswoman told the Baltimore Sun that NPR was looking into her role as a spokesman for a group involved in the Occupy D.C. movement. The public radio veteran...
  • Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show

    Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show
    Public radio host Lisa Simeone Thursday confirmed a report published here and elsewhere that she was fired Wednesday by the public radio series "Soundprint." The firing came as a result of what "Soundprint' executives saw an an ethical violation by...
  • 'Take Five' with Eric Mintel Quartet and Columbia Pro Cantare

    Jazz and classical music come together on the same stage when the Eric Mintel Quartet and the Columbia Pro Cantare join forces for a program of choral works composed by jazz pianist Dave Brubeck on Saturday, May 5 at 8 p.m. in the Jim Rouse Theatre at...
  • NPR back in hot seat over opera show host Lisa Simeone's political activities

    NPR back in hot seat over opera show host Lisa Simeone's political  activities
    Lisa Simeone thinks the media storm over whether, as an NPR show host, she should also be an activist for an Occupy D.C. protest group is "really overblown." "Maybe that's my naivete speaking," the 54-year-old Baltimore broadcaster said in an interview...
  • Marbella: On Lisa Simeone dispute, occupied with media bias

    Bravo, fat lady. Or rather, bravo, "World of Opera," the public radio show that brought a measure of sanity to the drama surrounding Lisa Simeone, the Baltimore-based public radio host who landed in a controversy over media bias last week over her...
  • Simeone deserved better from NPR

    Why do I feel that opera talk show host Lisa Simeone is the sacrificial lamb after being fired for supporting Occupy Wall Street in her private life? ("Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show," Oct. 21). Putting aside the...