| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:25 AM
The conniving politician at the center of the Netflix drama "House of Cards" is named Frank, but he's anything but honest, forthright and direct. His wife was christened Claire — an ironic choice for a woman who always has an ulterior motive.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The makers of "House of Cards" don't show their hand often, but Aberdeen officials were tipped off that the hit Netflix is being filmed in their city at least part of this week.
The show was expected to be filmed at the Bernard J. Tobin American Legion...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:07 AM
If you are looking for me, I will be binge-watching English mysteries.
Miss Marple, Poirot, Midsomer Murders, Endeavour, Inspector Morse. If someone is murdered in England, I am there.
There is nothing more soothing than the breezy, blossomy English...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:46 AM
We knew Frank Underwood could cheat, connive, even murder. But sing?
Apparently so. Actor Kevin Spacey, whose malevolent "House of Cards" character has schemed his way to the U.S. presidency, will be showcasing (we hope) an entirely different side of...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:42 AM
I love "Breaking Bad," and even I didn't think it would win as big as it did Monday night at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Best drama, best actor (Bryan Cranston), best supporting actor (Aaron Paul), best supporting actress (Anna Gunn) and best...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
It’s time for the Emmy Awards again, and I am excited and angry.
More angry than excited, so let’s take a bite out of that apple first.
I’m angry because the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast airs almost a month earlier than usual...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:27 AM
If you're a fan of awards shows, drinking isn't required to get through the three-hour self-celebration that is the Emmy Awards. But it sure makes it more fun.
And if you're either not a big awards show person (or perhaps forced to watch for some...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:58 PM
I love the Entertainment Weekly covers this week that show Kevin Spacey and Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the shoes, shirt, blouse and suits of each other's presidential character.
It reminded me how lucky Baltimore is to have these remarkable actors making...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bakersfield, Calif. Republican Kevin McCarthy, who was a consultant for the Netflix political drama "House of Cards," is more aware than anyone that the ruthless a leadership style of the fictional House Whip played by Kevin Spacey does not really work...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:22 AM
All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious “Game of Thrones” alone.
But the numbers that...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:03 PM
It what could be truly considered a tourism manager's dream, Havre de Grace has made Smithsonian Magazine's list of "The Best 20 Small Towns to Visit in 2014."
The April edition of Smithsonian places Havre de Grace at No. 12 on the list, just behind...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:10 AM
From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...