| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Three years ago, pop punks All Time Low thought they were about to make it big.
Riding the coattails of their successful studio album "Nothing Personal," which debuted in July 2009, they had just signed to major label Interscope Records. Finally, with...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:57 AM
James R. Adams, a giant on Madison Avenue during the years immediately after World War II, once said that advertising is the "principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the Earth." Surely, the three weeks prior to an election give further...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:44 AM
President Obama continues his real campaign march tonight with a visit to Jay Leno's couch at the "Tonight Show."
And then Friday afternoon, it's on to what last time was essentially a campaign rally masking as an interview on MTV.
What hath Bill...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Rebel Wilson shines, confuses and titillates while hosting last night's 2013 MTV Movie Awards as tax-paying procrastinators struggled to submit their returns on a temporarily floundering TurboTax online. In gun control news, a sadly ironic turn of...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:38 AM
In the mid- to late-1990s, Scottish singer Shirley Manson and her Wisconsin-based band Garbage were alt-rock darlings, MTV rotation regulars, platinum chart-toppers and a band that had little problem selling out headlining tours.
The rush of success...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:15 AM
In a story that ran in Sunday's Baltimore Sun (and here online), Inside Lacrosse editor John Jiloty was quoted expressing doubts about the LXM Pro lacrosse tour. Jiloty was actually discussing criticism he had heard from others in the industry, not...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:49 PM
I have been writing for the last two weeks about President Barack Obama's TV-Lite strategy of only doing interviews with the likes Jay Leno, MTV's Sway, US Weekly and Jon Stewart. In other words, only safe and friendly interviewers.
And, indeed, as I...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A new Guinness Book of World Records was released this week, filled with the world's longest, fastest, biggest, smallest, most prolific and most substantial. Included among this compelling compendium of the world's greatest are a handful of Marylanders --...
| May 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
I don't know about you, but I am captivated by time-lapse video and photography. Maybe it's that whole MTV generation phenomenon. If you, too, have a short-attention span, you will probably enjoy this time-lapse video of Pimlico preparing for Saturday's...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Last week, MTV'ship-hop brain trust revealed its annual "Hottest MCs in the Game" list — apparently one of the few measuring sticks most rap artists take seriously — and Young Jeezy was conspicuously missing.
Excluding the Atlanta rap veteran...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:45 PM
We've been waiting for "The Situation" situation, the ultimate showdown between Snooki and Mike, since Italy. The culmination of all the underlying tension that wafted through the vintage shore house occurred this evening, and all I have to say is this:...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Another week, another episode of "Jersey Shore." Does anyone else feel as if watching it has become more of a chore than an enjoyable escape from everyday life?
We keep getting teased into thinking that the following week’s episode is going to turn...