| 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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Rick Adist shares the pain felt by Baltimoreans still without power days after Hurricane Irene left the area. Tonight, he's throwing a party to help alleviate it, maybe just a little.
Adist, minister at the University Parkway Church of Christ, will be...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:47 AM
I did a bit of a double-take when I saw the Pitt-tastic cover of this weekend's Entertainment Weekly.
Clearly, the designers at the magazine have been reading a bit too much Esquire. The cover looks exactly like one of those fancy Esquire covers, minus...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 1:20 PM
"Abduction" (PG-13). A teen (Taylor Lautner) discovers the people who raised him aren't his real parents, a revelation that triggers several events and leaves him running for his life. TownMall Cinemas (1:30, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.)
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Dick Smith, who was there when the place opened 31 years ago, was back at his piano bar in Phillips Seafood Sunday afternoon, the last day of business at Harborplace for the last of the original tenants. Smith played "As Time Goes By," and longtime...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 3:54 AM
When Sandy Rosenblatt looked in the mirror, the striking brunette could see nothing but one big flaw — her eyes, which were sunken and seemed a little dark. So at 34 she had a plastic surgeon smooth them over. While she was there, she decided to...
| Sep 26, 2011
Beane changed game
How could it not be? Michael Lewis' book was a best-seller and has been condensed into a movie starring Brad Pitt. The movie's producers and director had no choice but to take some dramatic license to make...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 1:10 PM
How great was that Wednesday night, when the Orioles, perennial wallflower at the baseball party, finally got in on the action?
But also, and alas, how fleeting.
As crazy thrilling as it was to watch the O's, down to their last strike, beating the Red...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 7:56 PM
"50/50" (R). In this comedy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen are best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis that set them on a series of personal adventures. TownMall Cinemas (1:50, 4:20, 7:45, 10:15)
| Oct 16, 2011
Picturesque little Darlington is a national historic district, home to an annual Apple Festival that attracts thousands and, come Saturday, a feasting ground for the undead.
"Run for Your Lives," a 5K run, with zombies, is coming to this tiny Harford...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Each summer I catch up with all nine Division I basketball coaches in Maryland to talk about their incoming recruiting classes. Then comes my take, based on those interviews, of how those new additions will do in college. Here's a look at how I fared in...