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  • American Masters does Carson to biographical perfection - except for that masculinity thing

    American Masters does Carson to biographical perfection - except for that masculinity thing
    From Norman Rockwell and Leonard Bernstein to Baltimore's Cab Calloway, no one does biography like "American Masters" on PBS. I've been reviewing these superb productions for all of the 26 seasons that "American Masters" has been on the air, and have...
  • David Cohen

    David Cohen
    David Cohen, an old-fashioned tailor and men's shop owner who served generations of customers during his six decades at Hirsch's on Main Street in Bel Air, died of a respiratory condition June 16 at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation in Havre de Grace....
  • Arsenio Hall returning to late-night TV next fall

    Arsenio Hall returning to late-night TV next fall
    Arsenio Hall is returning to late-night TV starting next fall, CBS Television Distribution announced Monday. While no buyer has yet been found in Baltimore for the syndicated show, it is schedule to air in D.C. on WDCW-Channel 50. The show has already...
  • Josh Charles dings Iowa Rep. Steve King for defending dog-fighting

    Josh Charles dings Iowa Rep. Steve King for defending dog-fighting
    Josh Charles, an actor and apparent animal-lover, gave it to Iowa Rep. Steve King today for his remarks defending dog-fighting. "I like to think of Iowa as the Field Of Dreams, not as the Field Of Idiotic Congressmen," Charles said on Twitter. "Shame...
  • NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?

    NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?
    Jay Leno had to know the head honchos at NBC were gunning for him when he told the following joke last Monday night: "You know the whole legend of St. Patrick, right?" he asked the audience in his opening monologue. "St. Patrick drove all the snakes out...
  • Songs about 'boobs'? No wonder people don't watch the Oscars

    Songs about 'boobs'? No wonder people don't watch the Oscars
    I watched Sunday's Oscars hoping that this year they would be better. I have heard that viewers are decreasing yearly. It is no mystery why. The Oscars are supposed to be the entertainment industry's highest award, yet we are continually exposed to...
  • NBC reportedly looking to replace Leno with Jimmy Fallon in latenight

    NBC reportedly looking to replace Leno with Jimmy Fallon in latenight
    Here we go again with reports that NBC is looking to ditch Jay Leno. But this time, the ditching makes eminent sense. The Hollywood Reporter, citing unnamed sources, says NBC is putting the pieces in place to announce in May that Leno will be replaced...
  • 'Ball So Hard University' big enough for only one person?

    'Ball So Hard University' big enough for only one person?
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs founded Ball So Hard University in jest, but three months later, the joke has become a serious legal dispute. In a recorded introduction for an early-November game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, when players...
  • Bill O'Reilly grills Nancy Grace on her nasty 'Tot Mom' coverage

    Bill O'Reilly grills Nancy Grace on her nasty 'Tot Mom' coverage
    I don't know how I could have missed Bill O'Reilly interviewing Nancy Grace Monday night. Oh, I know, that must have been when I was off dancing with the devil. I have said a number of times that O'Reilly's mastery of TV is as close to that of Johnny...
  • Elkridge: Hanover community lost a good one in neighbor, friend and community activist Herman Prehn

    Every community has its local heroes and Elkridge is no exception. Herman Prehn, a long-time resident of Hanover, generous neighbor, loyal friend and community activist, died Jan. 27 at the age of 82. He once considered the priesthood with the...
  • At 78, Joan Rivers connects with a new generation of fans

    At 78, Joan Rivers connects with a new generation of fans
    Joan Rivers is having a manicure and a pedicure in her hotel room while juggling a phone. "I'm in Indianapolis," she says. "I just learned how to spell it, and now I'm leaving. What a waste." This week, between gigs in Florida and Ohio, she'll stop by...
  • Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call

    Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call
    "I want to show you something." Johnny Holliday is standing in the front hallway of his home in Kensington. His graying hair is parted, as always, perfectly to the left, not a single strand out of place. He grins, flashing his immaculately white upper...