| May 14, 2012
| 4:23 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:06 PM
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....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 2:58 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:09 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 1:18 PM
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...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:07 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 5:22 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2012
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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2007
"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...