| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Still in awe of the size and power of Hurricane Sandy? The PBS program "Nova" will soon delve into just how such a storm occurred.
Though it hasn't even been a month since the storm devastated much of the Northeast, an episode titled "Inside the...
| May 10, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• The power of Matt Drudge:...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:15 AM
While the War of 1812 might be known as "America's Forgotten War" elsewhere, that's definitely not the case in Baltimore and Maryland. Our obsession with all things 1812 is one of the regional characteristics so pronounced that it is lampooned in "The...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:22 PM
No matter what your approach to cooking, this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival has you covered. To give you an idea of the range of offerings, at noon Sunday, chef Galen Sampson of The Dogwood in Hampden will do a cooking......
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:22 AM
My colleague Dan Rodricks sends news of a cooking teacher, lecturer and author who will be on Dan's WYPR radio show, Midday, at 1 p.m. Tuesday. His name is Giuliano Bugialli, and Dan can personally vouch for the guy's way......
| Mar 23, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Two television food personalities and a "Foodie Experience" serving samples from popular restaurants are coming to the Hippodrome May 22. Anthony Bourdain, the outspoken food critic and host of the Travel Channel's "No Reservations," teams up with Eric...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 12:16 PM
From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel:
Liam Neeson, who acted with "Hangover" star Bradley Cooper in "The A-Team," has jumped into the role of the Thailand tattoo artist that had been planned for Mel Gibson in " The Hangover 2." Non-"Hangover" Neeson...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 1:25 PM
At a time when much of the English-speaking world is fixated on the royal wedding, it's worth pointing out that if it weren't for the original Baltimore bad girl, Wallis Warfield Simpson, Friday's nuptials might not be taking place.
Without her, there...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:40 PM
If life is a banquet, playwright and actor Al Letson doesn't let a crumb go to waste.
"I do a lot of autobiographical work," said the author of "Crumbs," currently on the boards at Theatre Project. "I am concerned with the truth, if not the literal...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:06 PM
At the end of a wild week that saw more than 100 attacks on journalists and press facilities in Egypt, TV news executives were left shaking their heads at the volatility and violence, but vowing to continue to find ways to cover the tumult in days ahead....
| Aug 4, 2011
Reggie Watts' story is much like that of any other comic: He was a class clown, always goofing off and playing jokes on everybody, much to the consternation of his teachers.
But during his youth in Great Falls, Mont., he also was in the school...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:18 AM
With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin, it seems like a good time to catch up with what some of the other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing.
And two of the finest actors in the series, Dominic...