| Feb 23, 2013
Errol Webber has an unfair advantage when it comes to Oscar parties.
He actually has an Oscar, handed out on stage during an Academy Awards ceremony. And it'll be there for all his guests to admire, pose with any maybe even hold for a few seconds when...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Ed Reed has been many things: a future Hall of Fame safety, a reclusive, enigmatic football player.
This Sunday, he'll take on another, slightly more colorful role -- Oscars correspondent for the NFL Network.
Reed will cover the red carpet for a special...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:56 AM
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Hopkins patients come forward as investigation into secret taping continues: Fearing...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Wondering what Daniel Day-Lewis will say after he wins the Oscar for "Lincoln" Sunday night?
Check here to find out.
Anybody can watch the Oscars, but Baltimore Sun readers will have a special in, as I'll be blogging from the pressroom backstage --...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Christina Spearman dug out her best high school formal gown, took the day off work and headed down to the Inner Harbor on Friday morning to realize the dream of a lifetime.
She was getting an Oscar.
OK, that's a stretch. What she was actually getting,...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Ever wanted to make like you won an Oscar without having to do anything like actually act in a movie?
Area awards-show fans will get their chance Friday when one of the real statuettes makes a stop at Baltimore's Inner Harbor -- part of an 11-city...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring?
The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Is Marc Steiner smarter than Denise Koch? Can the president of Baltimore's City Council outwit the president of a local college?
Are any of them brainier than your average sixth grader?
Baltimore will find out Saturday when local celebrities play "Are...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Drama is not exactly something the networks do well any more -- especially drama that has any kind of cultural resonance.
But "Nashville," which debuts at 10 p.m. Wednesday on ABC, is the one new network drama that pretty much has it all.
In the world...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art.
The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...