| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Almost every American who was alive when it happened can remember exactly where they were, who they were with and what they were doing on Nov. 22, 1963, when they heard that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated.
Catonsville resident Gus Russo...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:54 AM
One of the top television series of the summer of 2013 has a Harford County native among its cast members, an actor who has spent nearly 25 years working with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
"I just thought I really wanted to do...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Baltimore is a baseball town again and the Orioles are making this another season of excitement and promise at Camden Yards.
On this Fourth of July holiday, I list for you here the best books ever written about the game.
"Ever written?" you say...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Elvis will not be leaving the building Saturday. Nor will any of the other contestants in Elvis' Birthday Fight Club, a combination battle-to-the-finish boxing grudge match and burlesque show where past champions have included a chicken and a vibrating...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Maryland homeowners could lose out on hundreds of dollars in tax bill savings if they miss a deadline that's a week away.
Many may not realize they must sign up for the Homestead Tax Credit, which saved the average Baltimore homeowner more than $1,000...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Having co-hosted a pre-game radio show with John Unitas for four years while producing the radio broadcasts on WCBM for the Baltimore Colts, I think John would be laughing over the family feud about Joe Flacco portraying him in a movie. John would...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Jeanine Cummins wants more than anything in the world to give a voice to people who are unable to speak for themselves.
In the past, she has spoken for family members. In her 2004 memoir, "A Rip in Heaven," Cummins spoke for her cousins, Julie and Robin...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:13 PM
— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri.
But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:50 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:35 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:41 AM
There is a reason more people watched the Grammys this year than did the Oscars last year: The Oscar telecast has truly come to suck.
Sunday night's 84th Annual Academy Awards was actually painful to watch. I cannot think of any major TV franchise that...