| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:38 PM
From a Sunday magazine cover piece to Page One stories and blogs posts, I feel like I have been writing about the new HBO satire "VEEP" for at least a year.
But the series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, a former senator who becomes vice...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Atlantic Club Casino
Formerly Atlantic City Hilton and ACH, this newly renamed casino and hotel forgoes the glitz of newcomer Revel.
Casino hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games to play: There are 58 live table games, including...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Baltimore gets lots of face time in “VEEP,” the Maryland-made HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
But so far, all of it has been as a stand-in for Washington, the setting of this fictional series about the vice president of the...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Anthony Bourdain will join CNN in 2013, the network announced today.
The chef, author, actor will host a weekend show focused on food, travel and 'cultures'.
CNN has been under much corporate pressure to do something about its ratings, and the news of...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
With the arrival last week of HBO's "VEEP," it is official: Sunday night TV is out of control, but in a good way.
Hard as might be to imagine in a medium that some characterize as having 10 million choices but nothing worth watching, Sunday nights now...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:37 AM
'Game of Thrones'
Rating: 2 stars out of 4
It's never easy to adapt popular source material to a video game, even when the starting points are the best-selling books of George R.R. Martin and their successful HBO television...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:19 AM
When it came time for Ethan Rosenberg, guitarist of Baltimore funk band the 14th Circuit, to record the group’s latest album, Monkey Juice, he didn’t have to look far for an engineer or mixer. That’s because Rosenberg not only mans the...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Even as sets are being built in the Baltimore area for the $100 million Netflix remake of "House of Cards," a report out of Hollywood says producer-director David Fincher might not be on board.
Fincher, who directed "The Social Network, and star Kevin...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:40 PM
For almost two decades, Baltimore was mainly seen by the TV industry as a place to make shows about cops and crime. But now, the city is looking more like the nation's capital to some of Hollywood's top producers.
On Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:01 PM
With a reported $100 million price tag and a big-name star like Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards" looks like a drama series that should be headed for HBO or AMC.
But the 13 one-hour episodes that start filming in Baltimore in March under the direction of...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:23 AM
An online travel show came to parts of Baltimore where "The Wire" was shot and turned up a story about pit bulls and entrepreneurial guys in the 'hood.
"We had a situation, I think it was on season three, where one of the residents had their pit bull out...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Ever since I heard some enterprising Baltimoreans used pit bulls to try to shake down "The Wire" crew for money, I've wondered: Did the scheme actually work?
In case you missed it, I reported earlier this week that an online travel show visiting parts of...