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  • Martin Bashir out at MSNBC in wake of Palin remarks

    Martin Bashir out at MSNBC in wake of Palin remarks
    Martin Bashir, the embattled MSNBC show host who on Nov. 15 urged a crude and graphic form of punishment for Sarah Palin, resigned from the channel Wednesday. MSNBC could afford to do nothing less than force Bashir out in the wake of his hateful speech....
  • Looking Out: Russian LGBT activists become first to be convicted under country's anti-gay law

    Looking Out: Russian LGBT activists become first to be convicted under country's anti-gay law
    So while the Internet was going gaga over Tom Daley this week (more on that in a second), Russia reportedly made its first convictions under its controversial federal anti-gay law. According to The Moscow Times, two LGBT activists were each fined...
  • Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore

    Aereo will launch Internet TV service in Baltimore
    Online television service Aereo Inc. plans to expand to the Baltimore area starting Dec. 16, offering monthly subscriptions starting at $8 for viewing or recording live television on smart phones, tablets and laptops, the Long Island City-based company...
  • Appreciating Sid Caesar, the real father of TV sketch comedy

    Appreciating Sid Caesar, the real father of TV sketch comedy
    By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91. But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
  • Mizeur's marijuana plan deserves consideration [Commentary]

    Mizeur's marijuana plan deserves consideration [Commentary]
    When Montgomery County Del. Heather Mizeur, who's running for governor, unveiled a proposal to tax and legalize sales of pot, most of the reactions from Maryland politicians were muted — with one Frederick County delegate providing a...
  • Kangaroo Kids a hit in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Kangaroo Kids a hit in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    While you were watching Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, you might have seen some of our neighbors. Sixteen members of the Kangaroo Kids Precision Jump Rope Team jumped for almost three miles along the parade route from Central Park to Herald...
  • 'America's Got Talent' is coming to Baltimore

    'America's Got Talent' is coming to Baltimore
    Think you've got a future as a magician, acrobat, ventriloquist or plate spinner? Think you've got a talent that could be your one-way ticket to the big time? Here comes your chance. Representatives from NBC's "America's Got Talent" will be in...
  • Mac McGarry, 'It's Academic' host, dies at 87

    Mac McGarry, 'It's Academic' host, dies at 87
    Mac McGarry, the avuncular TV quizmaster of “It’s Academic” who spent several decades pitching teenage contestants in Baltimore and Washington fastball trivia questions about topics as diverse as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, Chubby Checker...
  • A 'NewsHour' filled with reruns and PBS promotion -- not so much the news

    A 'NewsHour' filled with reruns and PBS promotion -- not so much the news
    Earlier this year, I wrote about PBS "NewsHour" losing almost half its audience the last eight years and now averaging under a million viewers a night. I attributed that in part to the program not actually reporting news as much as talking to reporters...
  • WJZ's Kai Jackson joining Sinclair as national correspondent in D.C.

    WJZ's Kai Jackson joining Sinclair as national correspondent in D.C.
    Kai Jackson, whose departure from WJZ after more than 20 years was first reported here last month, said Thursday that he will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting as its national correspondent based in Washington, D.C. "Yes, I'm going to Sinclair,"...
  • Fans weigh in on pain of watching CBS telecast of Ravens loss

    Fans weigh in on pain of watching CBS telecast of Ravens loss
    Maybe it's the holiday season, but some Ravens fans and readers seemed inspired in their comments on the CBS telecast of the Ravens embarrassing loss to the New England Patriots Sunday. Here's one from Rick Forno. I asked if I could use his full name...
  • September 2013: John Carroll marks 50 years; new cancer center opens

    September 2013: John Carroll marks 50 years; new cancer center opens
    The Aberdeen IronBirds were headed to the Penn League playoffs for the first time in the club's 12 season history. The Birds would go two and out, still the best record in franchise history. A petition was filed for judicial review of the site plan...