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  • The NRA's big secret: Nobody is actually trying to take your guns

    The NRA's big secret: Nobody is actually trying to take your guns
    In the days following the Aurora theater massacre, gun sales in Colorado shot through the roof. But all the arms and ammo moving across gun shop counters are not being purchased in anticipation of another anonymous misfit springing out of nowhere with...
  • Rediscovering a Laurel High coach and Irish pizza pub's 'leprechaun'

    Rediscovering a Laurel High coach and Irish pizza pub's 'leprechaun'
    Occasionally this column takes a look at what happened to a person or thing that was a memorable part of Laurel's past. This month it looks at two Laurel icons from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Laurel High coach set the standard Laurel High...
  • Tall ship, replica of Bounty docked in Annapolis for tours

    Tall ship, replica of Bounty docked in Annapolis for tours
    It sure doesn't look like the other vessels docked in Annapolis. The Bounty, a wooden movie-star ship with its tallest mast at 115 feet, is in town for a long weekend of tours that ends Sunday. The visit, like the Star-Spangled Sailabration in...
  • 'Ben-Hur': Still going well beyond the material

    Pity the poor film lovers who blew their entire month's movie budget on the latest "Star Wars" box set. This week, for roughly the same price, they could have owned a cinema milestone superior to "Star Wars" in just about every way — William Wyler's...
  • Pair tried to steal historical documents worth millions, police say

    Pair tried to steal historical documents worth millions, police say
    Barry H. Landau has rubbed elbows with presidents, helped plan inaugurations, and claims one of the largest collections of Oval Office memorabilia outside museums and presidential libraries. His Manhattan apartment includes a collection of china from...
  • Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents

    Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
  • America???s Got Talent: Choosing next set of semi-finalists

     
    It’s Chris in KS back again to recap the next 12 contestants in our journey to find America’s most talented act of this season. Piers tells us before the acts start that this is every acts last chance, perform or......
  • Uncovering hidden layers of Grace Hartigan

    Grace Hartigan, one of Baltimore's most distinguished painters, has been the subject of no less than three important exhibitions this month, at C. Grimaldis Gallery on Charles Street, at the ACA Galleries in New York City and at the Neuberger Museum of...
  • The famous dead yield only murky diagnoses

    The claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...
  • Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Oscars: Seth MacFarlane, Emma Stone to announce nominations

     
    Seth MacFarlane is going to go where only Charlton Heston has gone before. The “Family Guy” creator will help announce the Oscar nominations on Thursday. MacFarlane is also hosting the Oscar telecast on Feb. 24 on ABC. Only one Oscar host...