| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:22 AM
While Angelenos are mourning the loss of their favorite basketball team's patriarch, basketball fans in the other corner of the country are scratching their heads over a comment by rapper. Welcome to your online trends for Tuesday, February 19.
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
“I’m 27. I’m retired. But I still want to compete.”
That’s Olympic champion Michael Phelps talking in “The Haney Project,” a Golf Channel series that stars Tiger Woods’ one-time coach taking on a new...
| 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 --...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:33 PM
In June, when Sade was preparing to kick off her first tour in more than a decade, the husky-voiced crooner tweeted about her love of Baltimore and entertained reporters while relaxing in her 2,100-square-foot suite at the Hotel Monaco. When in town,...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:31 PM
There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol.
He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
| 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...