| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:54 AM
So, last week, I wasn't here for performance night and Dorothy withdrew on results night. Oh, and TOM BERGERON REPLIED TO A TWEET OF MINE AND TALKED ABOUT HIS BUTT AND I DIED AND AM WRITING THIS FROM THE GREAT BEYOND. Ahem. Tonight is "Prom Night." Of...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:53 PM
One of the best kept secrets of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week has to be the VIP treatment received by American Express card members.
Let's start with the American Express Skybox.
Card members are escorted through a door in front of show guests - you can...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:24 PM
At the Oakleigh Pet Cemetery in Parkville, Bobby the Wonder Monkey's tombstone is hidden in ivy. Weeds surround the grave of Monsetta, remembered as "Our only girl." And on Snookie's stone marker, the epitaph "Until the end our faithful pal" is barely...
| Feb 16, 2013
Lisa Graff, an author who teaches children's literature at McDaniel College, can't read a map to save her life.
She's terrible at crossword puzzles, has trouble telling her left hand from her right and uses far too many exclamation points. While she was...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:55 PM
On Sunday, they'll play. But on Saturday, they'll eat and eat and eat.
The Taste of the NFL's 22nd Annual Party with a Purpose will take place on Saturday at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The annual event includes a chef from...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:09 AM
I pay no more attention to the Academy Awards than to the Miss America pageant and other reality shows, but the heavy-breathing coverage of the Academy Awards sometimes sparks a faint interest.
This from Slate:
Now that Ben Affleck’s Iran...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:30 AM
One element of the Miss America Pageant went horribly wrong Sunday evening. Miss America is supposed to be a beautiful, hardworking woman who serves as a role model for others. Yet Gretchen Carlson, Fox News personality and a former Miss America herself...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:19 AM
This week on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," we finally get introduced to the second new housewife, Porsha Stewart, wife of former NFL athlete Kordell Stewart and granddaughter of late Civil Rights activist and chief field lieutenant for Dr. Martin...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:03 PM
The Fourth of July is more than fireworks and picnics. It's a celebration of the day the Continental Congress took the bold step of declaring independence, vowing to "dissolve the political bands" connecting England and the colonies in order to start an...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:04 AM
An article in the Dec. 7, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian recognized the participation of several local teenagers in a new aquatic competition.
Four 17-year old members of the Rollingwood Pool in Catonsville have entered the...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:47 PM
At-risk youth in Baltimore city will have an opportunity to join an international network of young people in taking on a royal challenge to improve their lives by participating in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award-Young American's Challenge.
| Jan 14, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Tonight, American Idol auditions hit Atlanta, and the guest judge for the visit is Mary J. Blige. Contestant No. 1 is Dewone Robertson. He says his great-uncle discovered Gladys Knight and the Pips and that another relative played drums for......