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  • Propping up a 'House of Cards' [Commentary]

    Propping up a 'House of Cards' [Commentary]
    Life imitated art recently in Maryland as the producers of "House of Cards" played political hardball with state officials. MRC Productions filmed the first two seasons of the hit series in Maryland, and, evoking Frank Underwood — the ruthless...
  • On TV, the spies have it

    On TV, the spies have it
    Spies, sex, drugs and a beaming Ronald Reagan. Those are the elements for one of the most arresting scenes you'll see this year on television. It will air Wednesday night on "The Americans," one of the most talked-about series this spring on cable TV....
  • Hogan is first GOP gubernatorial hopeful on TV

    Larry Hogan became the first Republican candidate for governor to run ads on television Thursday as his campaign released a 30-second spot that is running on cable channelsĀ in the Baltimore market. The Hogan ad, which comes 2 1/2 months before the...
  • Calvert Hall students capture awards [Towson]

    Thirty-three Calvert Hall College High School students attended Central Maryland History Day contest on March 22. Sophomore Michael Tritsch finished second in individual exhibit for his project, "The July 20 Plot: Rights and Responsibilities of Military...
  • Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla

    Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla
    When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design. “I came...
  • Reforming university athletics [Commentary]

    Reforming university athletics [Commentary]
    The advent of cable television gave universities vast opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs dominate the national championship tournaments and earn huge sums. Northwestern's football program...
  • 'Veep' hits a higher gear this year

    'Veep' hits a higher gear this year
    Standing in a pile of construction rubble on a cold and dirty location set at the Lord Baltimore Hotel here in January, I didn’t know what to expect from Season 3 of HBO's "Veep." Everyone in the cast and crew, including star Julia Louis-Dreyfus,...
  • Abbi Jacobson, from MICA to 'Broad City'

    Abbi Jacobson, from MICA to 'Broad City'
    If you are one of the 1.2 million viewers the Comedy Central series "Broad City" attracts on average each week, you might have noticed a nod to Baltimore in the recent episode "Stolen Phone." When a distraught Ilana — one of the show's two...
  • Taliban documentary shows value of Al Jazeera America

    Taliban documentary shows value of Al Jazeera America
    Six months in, there is more to say about Al Jazeera America than that its ratings stink. But that's about the only thing I see written about the Qatar-owned cable channel these days. The ratings are minuscule — about one-half the audience that Al...
  • Senators urged to support increase in film tax credits

    Senators urged to support increase in film tax credits
    For L. Bryan Koerber, president of Baltimore's Budeke's Paints & Decorating Inc., losing film projects like Netflix's "House of Cards" to another state would be devastating. Not fatal, perhaps, but devastating. "The impact on us is huge," Koerber told...
  • Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'

    Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'
    Lord and Lady Crawley, the Earl and Countess of Grantham, made an appearance. So did their daughters, the ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, along with Carson, the butler, and assorted lady's maids, valets and footmen. When fans of "Downton Abbey" were invited...
  • St. Patrick's Day parties, quieter events popping up around Harford

    St. Patrick's Day parties, quieter events popping up around Harford
    The public celebration of St. Patrick's Day seems to get bigger every year, with Harford County celebrants both Irish and non coming out in droves to drink, dance or just partake in Gaelic-themed food. While the holiday was once limited to...