| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Jacoby Jones will get an even wider repertoire of moves, Kristin Stewart has recapped the role of the clumsy mumbler, and tweeps dislike Seth MacFarlane. Welcome to your post-weekend online trends report for Feb 25.
Ravens wide receiver Jones will be a...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
To find the inspiration behind the actors, actresses and others who hoisted Oscars last night, look no further than the works in your nearest library, bookstore or e-reader. The big winners were drawn from characters in adaptations that ranged from a mid-...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom intentionally attended the 85th Academy Awards wearing his father-in-law's tuxedo, the one with the tiny tear in one leg.
The music journalist chose not to mend the small rip. He figured it would keep him grounded if the...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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-...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:10 PM
"You woke thebears! Why did you do that?"
That's from one of my favorite scenes in "Anchorman." In the Oscar-robbed film, Ron Burgundy (played by Will Ferrell) loudly leaps into a bear pit to rescue his girlfriend and then falsely blames her for waking...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
The most towering figure in Hollywood history wore ill-fitting clothes, including shoes several sizes too big, and never said a word. Beginning Saturday, he'll be spending a year at Baltimore's Charles Theatre.
Charlie Chaplin, a British expatriate who...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Circus performers in all their gaudy glory. A timeline linking the actors who have played James Bond to the U.S. presidents at the time the movies came out. Rosemary's baby.
The Make Studio on North Avenue, celebrating its second anniversary with a...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Stacy Keibler made looking good look easy last night.
Wearing a form-fitting metallic gold strapless Marchesa gown, the Baltimore native walked the Oscar red carpet alongside boyfriend George Clooney. As Clooney worked the crowd of fans stationed near...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:33 AM
An assessment of Stacy Keibler's attire this awards season reads like a children's bedtime story.
Her Snooki-esque poofed hair and simple black dress lacked sophistication at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Jan. 7. Her updo...