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"How much presidential political trivia do you know?" a Sun reporter asked me shortly after I joined The Evening Sun in 1989. "Not much," I admitted cheerfully. I was a second-generation hire at The Baltimore Sun, a fact I had managed to conceal until...
"When is everything going to go back to normal?" - Roger Sterling Raise your hand if you were ready for Fat Betty? Or Don's new secretary being named Dawn? Or (what I'm guessing) is the first-ever Rolling Stones-potential-bean-commercial idea. Yeah,...
In these tough economic times, books offer a great return on a gift-giver's investment. Relatively inexpensive, they provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient — if you make the right choice. Never fear: the Book Bag is here to help. Lovers of...
Special to SunSpotLittle Washington College wields heavy literary weight. Nestled in historic Chestertown, this private school of 1,200 students annually awards the nation's largest undergraduate literary prize, topping $65,000 in 2002 with no strings attached. Who said...
On this date, March 25, in 1957, Allen Ginsberg helped make literary history. That's because 520 copies of his poem "Howl" were seized by U.S. Customs agents on charges of obscenity. Ginsberg and his publisher, City Lights, would fight those charges --...
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An eternal fountain of adolescence, Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" went through many permutations between its point of origin, 1948, and its point of notorious, divisive publication, 1957. The best description of it came from Kerouac himself, in a journal...
Poet Marie Ponsot will be awarded the Ruth Lily Poetry Prize in June, it was announced Monday. The Ruth Lily Poetry Prize, which comes with an award of $100,000, is given to a poet for lifetime achievement. Ponsot's career began in the 1950s; her book...
Much of the time Los Angeles can feel like a huge, messy jigsaw puzzle, with pieces left out — a city that evolved by accident. Parts of it don't work, parts of it seem newly broken, parts are truly luminous — but hidden — and they all...
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Lincoln MKZ: In the March 9 Business section, a review of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ said that Lincoln sold 213,000 fewer vehicles than "class-leading" Mercedes in 2012. In fact, BMW sold the most luxury passenger vehicles in the U.S. last year, about 200,000...
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It is a pleasurable thing to have drinks with Randy Albers and we have done so over the years at such saloons as, of course, the Billy Goat, as well as Stefani's 437, the Underground Wonder Bar and some joint in the South Loop whose name escapes me at the...
Daniel Radcliffe's Out magazine cover story teaches us a couple of very important things. One, he seems like a really decent guy who gets along with just about everybody when he's on a movie set. Two, he's circumcised. Radcliffe, who plays Allen...
TV WatchersThe screen debut of "Kill Your Darlings" at Sundance Film Festival has created a lot of buzz, especially for the gay love scene between Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe and former Emmaus student Dane DeHaan. Director John Krokidas' "Kill Your Darlings".......
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