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  • David Letterman bests Joaquin Phoenix

    David Letterman bests Joaquin Phoenix
    From Michael Sragow Gets Reel: Joaquin Phoenix, looking choir-boy clean and "Entourage"-slick in a grey suit, white shirt and dark tie, told David Letterman last night that his extended pose as a burned-out actor/would-be rap star was supposed to explore...
  • Restaurant review: Sparks still fly at the Milton Inn

    Restaurant review: Sparks still fly at the Milton Inn
    We'll always have the Milton Inn. The northern Baltimore County classic still delivers all of the tradition and perks diners want from a fine-dining, special-occasion restaurant. On any given night, the Milton Inn experience unfolds in six dining rooms...
  • From the blogs, mid-morning reading

     
    1) From the Economist's Gullliver blog on business travel, this post on the increasing practice in Great Britain of tacking service charges on the restaurant bill. The comments are fun to read (and you thought we were cranky) -- nineteen......
  • Bucky's The Amazing Race recap, 2/27

     
    Here is Bucky's take on the latest episode of "The Amazing Race": Here we are, back with the second half of the first leg of Amazing Race: Loser Alumni Association. I expect a lot of page views this week, because......
  • 'American Idol' recap: Songs from the movies

     
    Janell reports on last night's American Idol, which was songs from the movies, but should have been "[Most of] the Contestants Ignore Jimmy Iovine.":Did you hear? Pia got eliminated last week! I know, like, whoa. If I can summarize some......
  • Q&A with stylist to the stars Oribe

    Q&A with stylist to the stars Oribe
    His hands have worked magic on some of the most famous manes in the world: Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Jennifer Lopez, Linda Evangelista. But Cuban-born Oribe Canales, 54, wants you to know that he's just an average Joe. He's frequented the same...
  • Video: 10 lessons learned from the 'J. Edgar' movie trailer

    Video: 10 lessons learned from the 'J. Edgar' movie trailer
    Clint Eastwood's latest film, "J. Edgar," due out Nov. 9, is a biopic on FBI director J. Edgar Hoover (played by Leonardo DiCaprio). Here's what the film's trailer revealed. 1. Leonardo DiCaprio loves him some accents: He's done Boston ("The Departed")...
  • Obama wakes the conservative 'bear'

    Obama wakes the conservative 'bear'
    "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...
  • Chinese ballet finds 'Art' on a more modern footing

    Chinese ballet finds 'Art' on a more modern footing
    Someone once said that ballet and modern dance would merge when a contemporary dancer donned toe shoes and ballerinas went barefoot. Well, that did happen in an Alvin Ailey piece years ago, and it was evident again last week in the dance kickoff of...
  • Fairness for Eastern Shore chicken farmers

    Within the poultry industry, company dealings with the farmers they contract with have been one-sided for at least the past 20 years. It's been a long, hard battle for contract farmers to try to gain any fairness in that relationship; I can't count the...
  • Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice

    Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice
    It's the opening of the year, so far. Chazz: A Bronx Original opens Friday in Harbor East. If you haven't received your VIP invitations, don't panic. The grand opening isn't until June 23. But the "soft opening" will give Baltimore diners (think of them...
  • 'The Help' gets a big boost from Viola Davis

    'The Help' gets a big boost from Viola Davis
    A face can make a movie work. As a black maid employed by a white family in Mississippi in 1963, Viola Davis has such a quietly intense face that it says all that needs to be said in "The Help." Having grown up under Jim Crow laws, this maid named...