| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
A new film premiering in the Baltimore region on Friday features the actor Wendell Pierce, a familiar face to many here, as a conflicted husband and father who has an affair with a teenage boy he meets online.
Pierce, best known for his portrayal of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:22 AM
I will leave it to The Sun's political reporters to write about who "won" or "lost" this cooked-up and dumbed-down TV cartoon of a debate between Gov. Martin O'Malley and his Texas counterpart Rick Perry Wednesday on CNN's "Crossfire."
I am only here to...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:44 PM
Soon after he was eliminated from "Big Break: Mexico," Chad Schulze found himself with another chance to claim the top spot on the Golf Channel's reality television show and win an exemption for a PGA Tour event.
Schulze, 34, of Cockeysville, was...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Striding in her special black walking shoes decorated with turquoise, pink and lime-green squares, 8-year-old Elizabeth Gardner was, literally, on her way to reaching a milestone.
As she began the Save-A-Limb Ride's 1-mile family walk Saturday morning,...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The Fox telecast of the Baltimore Ravens’ loss Sunday was far from perfect, but what a vast improvement over any coverage provided this season by CBS Sports.
I am sure some fans are going to insist Fox analyst Daryl Johnston doesn’t like the...
| Sep 12, 2013
School is back in session and it's hard to believe that the easy, breezy days of summer have given way to schedules, appointments, and activities to fill the calendar. That's not the case for Barbara Cohen, of Owings Mills, because, after 40 years of...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:45 AM
For the average person, it is sometimes difficult to appreciate the depth and breadth of the threat represented by climate change. Flip around the cable TV channels, and it's not hard to find completely contradictory views of the issue. And at a time when...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:33 PM
Network TV never knows when to stop shilling, selling, hyping and hustling its audience.
It's like a law of physics that whenever a network creates something of quality, it must always find a way to cheapen the product in trying to squeeze every last...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Anarchists have taken over Center Stage.
Not the bomb-throwing kind, but the quip-smacking, horn-honking, non-sequitur-spinning types known as the Marx Brothers.
Those indelible siblings — weirdly mustachioed Groucho, fake-Italian Chico,...
| Aug 31, 2013
When he was 13, Thomas Lauderdale's world in Portland, Ore., opened up wide. That was when the future founder of the ensemble called Pink Martini saw the 1946 Rita Hayworth film "Gilda" for the first time.
"I loved the 1940s glamour and all that,"...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:25 PM
No doubt, a lot of open-wheel racing afficionados were shaking their heads after the Grand Prix of Baltimore turned into a demolition derby on Sunday, but the "chaos" that prevailed on the debris-strewn downtown course was just what the event needed to...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Legendary Annapolis-based sailor Gary Jobson played a key role as the tactician on Ted Turner's Courageous, which won the America's Cup in 1977.
The Baltimore Sun recently interviewed Jobson, now the president of U.S. Sailing and a member of its Hall of...