| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:39 PM
After my post yesterday on holiday books, my friend Jeff reminded me of a classic Seinfeld skit about coffee table books. It features an invention by Kramer, so you know the result will be hilarious. And it includes guest spots by Regis Philbin and Kathie...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:50 AM
It had to come out sometime. I love Kathie Lee Gifford. As in, I think she's really, really funny.
Gifford, who grew up in Bowie, Md. and graduated from Bowie High School, is a noted fan of Chesapeake seafoood, steamed crabs and Costas Inn. On Tuesday,...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:16 PM
"As the viral-video-watching world knows by now, Kathie Lee Gifford's Wednesday 'Today' interview with Martin Short went horribly, awkwardly awry when she asked Short about his relationship with his wife, Nancy, whom Gifford didn't know had died in 2010."...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Baltimore's Mittens is officially a celebrity.
The abused cat, recently named ASPCA's Cat of the Year, just returned to Baltimore after a whirlwind trip to Manhattan where she not only stayed at a fancy hotel and enjoyed limo service, but was...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:40 AM
A few Baltimore area restaurants have showed up recently, or will soon, in national media.
Woodberry Kitchen owners Amy and Spike Gjerde are scheduled for the fourth hour of Tuesday's Today show. They will be showing Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb how...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Two days before it plays two sold-out shows in the Lehigh Valley, a pop music group will perform for viewers nationwide on a popular television show. Straight No Chaser, the10-member male chorus that has had hit albums singing a cappella......
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
This is so cliched and amateurish, you half expect the curtain to fall and the school principal to come out on stage, thank the teachers who stayed after school to make this play happen and ask for a round of applause for the woodworking class for...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Ask comedian Doug Benson his favorite time of the day, and he'll most likely say 4:20 p.m, otherwise known as "weed time."
An advocate for legalizing marijuana, Benson will perform his standup Monday at the Fort Lauderdale Improv, where he'll talk about...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:17 AM
What do David Mamet and Kathie Lee Gifford have in common? Both have flops on Broadway this season.
Mamet's new play "The Anarchist," which just opened on Sunday at the John Golden Theatre in New York, announced late Tuesday that it will close on Dec....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Kathie Lee Gifford made a lot of money in the '80s as the spokeswoman for Carnival Cruise Lines, singing the lyrics "In the morning, in the evening, ain't we got fun?" on TV commercials.
But Gifford's well-honed promotional skills proved ineffective for...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:55 AM
NEW YORK (KTLA) -- It's the end of an era. Regis Philbin hosted his last "Live with Regis and Kelly" show on Friday.
Philbin, 80, has co-hosted the show for 28 years, and has worked in live television for nearly five decades.
| Jan 18, 2011
Reporting from New York -- After 40 years in television, Regis Philbin might finally get to sleep late. On Tuesday, during the opening segment of "Live With Regis and Kelly," the veteran talk show host announced that he will leave the early-morning...