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  • With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed

    With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed
    "All Hobbits share a love of things that grow," writes Bilbo Baggins at the beginning of the latest Blu-ray release of "The Fellowship of the Ring." If that's true, the little folks of Middle Earth will go gaga over the new "The Lord of the Rings: The...
  • Celebrate Fourth with parade, fireworks in Towson

    Towson will celebrate the red, white and blue from morning till night on Monday, July 4. The Towson Area Fourth of July Parade kicks off on Bosley Avenue at Towsontown Boulevard at 10:30 a.m. with 16 marching bands and 100 units. "You don't want to miss...
  • 50 years ago

    From The Aegis dated Thursday, July 20, 1961: In front page news in The Aegis, no blue law arrests were reported, but town and state police were taking notes, according to the story, and were forwarding that information to Harford County State's Attorney...
  • Getting ready for Oscars weekend

    Getting ready for Oscars weekend
    Looking for backstage access to this year's Academy Awards? You've come to the right place. All weekend, I'll be blogging about what is being said backstage, as Hollywood takes the time to pat itself on the back for whatever good work it did in 2011....
  • Crashing the Oscars

    The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
  • Wish list: Oscar ceremony

    Wish list: Oscar ceremony
    Yes, please Let Billy Crystal do his thing Sure, he may not be the hippiest host, but Crystal's an Oscar-host pro. He knows what he's doing and he's funny doing it. We're hoping for a classic Crystal opening monologue, hopefully one of those song...
  • Meet our Oscar panel

    Casey Wilson stars as abbreviation-happy Penny Hartz on ABC's "Happy Endings." A former "Saturday Night Live" cast member, Wilson was trained in improv as the acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She has this message for those about to read her...
  • Feb. 22: Our own Oscars

    Oscars comedy: Let's not take the Academy Awards too seriously We could ask "who will win?" But we'd rather ask a panel of funny folks -- including the likes of "Happy Endings" star Casey Wilson and "Chelsea Lately" writer Sarah Colonna -- who should...
  • Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'

    Spirits 2012: Christopher Plummer wins for Supporting Male, still can't escape 'The Sound of Music'
    Christopher Plummer, the heavy favorite to win Sunday’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar, got this weekend off to a welcome start by winning the Spirit for his performance in “Beginners.” Plummer, a long way of plenty of years removed from...
  • Spirits 2012: 'The Artist' named Best Feature

    Spirits 2012: 'The Artist' named Best Feature
    Setting the stage for what could be the quietest Oscar weekend since 1929, the largely silent film"The Artist"was named Best Feature at the Spirit Awards. 'The Artist" is also favored to win the Best Picture Oscar Sunday. If that happens, it would mark...
  • Baltimore's Stacy Keibler hits the red carpet in a gold Marchesa gown

    Baltimore's Stacy Keibler hits the red carpet in a gold Marchesa gown
    Stacy Keibler parted ways with the colorful frocks, which have brought her red carpet success this awards season, and opted for a rose gold Marchesa gown that left one Baltimore fashionista gushing. "You can't go wrong with Marchesa," said Zoey...
  • Oscar red carpet heats up as stars arrive

    Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie. Early arrivals included "Artist"...