| Jan 2, 2011
| 2:28 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
Last week, I complained bitterly about CBS running an endless string of tedious promotional messages during the Baltimore Ravens game against the Cleveland Browns.
I honestly didn't think it could get worse.
But it did in the...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
This week we asked our b staff about the tweaks they would like to make to this past year if given the chance. Here's what they had to say.
•••• Donald Trump would be permanently afflicted with laryngitis. Luke Broadwater, reporter,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:44 PM
1. Rebecca Black
Today is not Friday, but Rebecca Black's unintentional parody of modern pop still (unfortunately) takes the No. 1 spot for 2011 viral hits. The original video racked up disproportionately more dislikes than likes, but its so-bad-it's-...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:40 PM
If you doubt that just about everyone on earth was rooting for Brian Roberts to make a successful comeback from multiple concussions, the proof is in these words of encouragement that popped on Twitter an hour before BRob made his second start at second...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 1:35 AM
1. Steve Jobs
On Oct. 5, the 56-year-old Apple co-founder and CEO died of a rare form of cancer on his pancreas. Following his passing, President Obama said "There may be no greater tribute to Steve's success than the fact that much of the world...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:03 PM
I don't like Charlie Sheen, and I thought the online mania over him last year after he was fired by CBS was a sign from God that American culture was in a very bad place and needed divine intervention to be saved.
Given the political landscape these...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
From Baron Ambrosia dueling with John Waters on the Cooking Channel on Friday, to Adam Richman featuring Faidley's crab cake sandwich this week on the Travel Channel, Baltimore has been getting its share of foodie TV lately.
But it looks to be mere...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:14 PM
What's a social media ambassador, you ask?
That's a good question, because Charlie Sheen will be filling that role for WWE's historic 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw.
The star of Anger Management, a new comedy on FX, will shell out commentary and...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Come summertime, Baltimore is a city of snowball stands. So it's only natural that, as temperatures rise, Baltimore bars cool down their customers with spiked slushies.
If you don't have much of a sweet tooth, a frosty Boh will do the trick. But the rest...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Charlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year.
You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Announcing a run of Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" through March 3, Colonial Players' February newsletter points out that 51/2 years have elapsed since its last staging of a Simon play.
Memories of the company's October 2006 production of "Jake's Women" make...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Tonight’s episode is sort of like an after-school special about courage. Everyone is facing their fears – some more valid than others. Whether it’s Tamra (terrified of Vicki’s reaction to her new friendship with Gretchen), Alexis(...