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  • Sexist, perhaps, but true: Women really are less funny

    Sexist, perhaps, but true: Women really are less funny
    As fans of the late Christopher Hitchens cycle through the five stages of grief, it's interesting to see which of his opinions can still inspire the kind of anger that is unlikely to ever fade into acceptance. There are, of course, the obvious candidates:...
  • Why Viacom will win in its fight with DirecTV: Jon Stewart, SpongeBob and original content

    Why Viacom will win in its fight with DirecTV: Jon Stewart, SpongeBob and original content
    Media companies routinely play chicken in negotiations over such issues as retransmission fees and bundling, terms that mean next to nothing to their customers until one of the companies they subscribe to lets things get out of hand. Usually, that...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Plan your week with our guide to everything going on 1/23 through 1/29. MOVIES OPENING (Friday) The Grey Man on a Ledge One for the Money NOTABLE TV MONDAY House (returns; 8 p.m.; Fox) Hart of Dixie (returns; 9 p.m.; the CW) The Real Housewives of...
  • WJZ-TV tops major newscasts in January with adult viewers

    WJZ-TV tops major newscasts in January with adult viewers
    WJZ-TV enjoyed one of its most successful ratings books ever in January winning all competitive weekday news time periods with viewers 25 to 54 years of age, the demographic on which most TV news ad sales are made. WJZ also won in total viewers in those...
  • J.B. Smoove brings the ruckus on stage and on camera

    J.B. Smoove brings the ruckus on stage and on camera
    "The Best of Leon," "My Favorite Leon Part," "Leon Awesomeness" — these are all YouTube titles. The clips are taken from Larry David's long-running HBO sitcom, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." In the videos, David, the show's neurotic protagonist, is a mere...
  • Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Cowboys & Aliens Crazy, Stupid, Love. The Smurfs NOTABLE TV Mongo Wrestling Alliance (season finale; 12:15 a.m. Monday; Adult Swim) There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (special; 9 p.m. Monday; HBO) The A-List: New York...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday, unless otherwise noted) The Help (Wednesday) 30 Minutes or Less Another Earth The Devil’s Double Final Destination 5 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie NOTABLE TV Bachelor Pad (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC) The Bling Ring...
  • Colbert Report suspended? Read on

    Colbert Report suspended? Read on
    Lots of folks are probably suffering symptoms of Colbert-withdrawal due to the sudden -- and unexplained suspension of the Colbert Report's taping. The Washington Post noted: Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” suddenly canceled taping...
  • Baltimore Police car stands in for Sanford Police in Daily Show segment

    Baltimore Police car stands in for Sanford Police in Daily Show segment
    Say what you will about the controversies the Baltimore Police Department has found itself embroiled in over the years, but we can say definitely that they're not involved in the Trayvon Martin case. That's the Sanford Police Department, outside Orlando,...
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • Nobel Prize gives researcher and Hopkins more exposure

    Nobel Prize gives researcher and Hopkins more exposure
    Few understand the club that Adam Riess joined Tuesday when he received a 5:30 a.m. phone call from Sweden. But Carol Greider received the same call two years ago, and soon she'll sit with her Johns Hopkins University colleague and tell him what it's...
  • No charges for Orioles' Opening Day field jumper

    No charges for Orioles' Opening Day field jumper
    Fans who rush a professional sports field have to weigh the pros and cons — a few moments of glory offset by spending time in a jail cell and possibly facing criminal charges. But while the cape-wearing, clad-in-Batman-undies spectator who...