| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Carrie Fisher is in town for a run of her one-woman show, "Wishful Drinking," at the Hippodrome, and fans will have a couple of chances to chat with her, courtesy of the Baltimore County Public Library.
Fisher was born to Hollywood stars Eddie Fisher...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:36 PM
She survived drugs, booze, parental issues, complex relationships and a metal bikini, not to mention the electroconvulsive shock therapy that helps her cope with bipolar disorder. And Carrie Fisher has a lot to say about all of it.
In 2006, the actress...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The big news in Baltimore theater this season is the arrival of British-born Kwame Kwei-Armah, who is taking the helm as the new artistic director of Centerstage (700 N. Calvert St., 410-332-0033). Kwei-Armah, who replaces Irene Lewis, has said he's...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Carrie Fisher's return to the "Star Wars" saga is coming at a price: at least 35 pounds of flesh.
Hollywood wanting its ladies lithe is hardly news, but isn't it usually the guys who talk about roles demanding dramatic gains or losses in the heft...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story.
"Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:13 AM
WonderCon attendees wielding camera phones flocked around Dawn Bright, a video game concept artist from the Inland Empire area who ......
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:12 PM
John and Dejah, Mary Jane and Peter, Catherine and Vincent, Jean and Scott. On Valentine's Day, we turn to our ......
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Carrie Fisher has said “yes,” she will reprise her role as Princess Leia in “Episode VII” of the “Star Wars” ......
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Fans were relieved this week to learn that Lawrence Kasdan would be writing another “Star Wars” movie. After all, it ......
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:53 PM
International Women's Day is being honored today with that singular cultural touchstone: a Google Doodle. The doodle drawing of faces ......