| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:57 AM
J.K. Rowling's first stab at adult literature, "The Casual Vacancy," won't be released until Thursday, but it's already headed to the top of the best seller lists. It's currently at #3 by Amazon and #2 by Barnes & Noble. Not a bad start.
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion.
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:30 PM
TOM BERGERON! It's so great to see you again! Oh, hi, Brooke, you're there too.
Introductions: Notable for Gavin's fedora, Maks' open shirt and Martina looking more glam than I could have ever imagined. And now they tell us no elimination this week,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:43 PM
When the lights dim for "Hunger Games" at midnight Thursday, Fatimah Nelson, who bought tickets weeks ago, will be there, a bit breathless, at the edge of a plush seat at Arundel Mills.
"I've been waiting months and months and months," says the Baltimore...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 9:47 AM
With the wide release of "The Hunger Games" movie in little more than a day, ticket sales are headed for a record, as fans across the country prepare for the biggest literary adaptation since the Harry Potter and Twilight films. And early ticket sales...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 8:50 AM
"The Wire" certainly made Charm City look like it was going to the dogs. With good reason. Turns out the acclaimed HBO series had close ties to canine Baltimore.
I reported last week about "The Wire" crew's adventures with neighborhood pit bulls, and...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:26 PM
As retailers prepare for the traditional start of the holiday season this coming week, some of the nation's biggest chains plan to pre-empt Black Friday with shopping hours and special events on Thanksgiving Day — a move that has triggered a spate...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:34 AM
CNN's Don Lemon is making the rounds on Comedy Central's late night political humor shows and he's building a strong case for the coveted title of "America's Funniest Anchor."
Earlier this week in a clip dubbed "CNN anchor Don Lemon Appears not to...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 4:59 AM
The knee-jerk, anti-Muslim theorizing in the immediate aftermath of Friday's terrorist attacks in Norway was not the American media's finest moment.
In fact, it was a moment perfect for mockery, as Stephen Colbert deftly demonstrated on "The Colbert...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 4:22 PM
I took a post-contest look at the nominated Mobbies blogs just now.Here are a few posts that got my attention:My favorite -- in his Rouxde Cooking School, John Houser III teaches how to make a Treacle Tart fit for Harry......
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:22 AM
The classical theme continues on tonight's Dancing With the Stars, as the show opens with a souped up performance of "Walk This Way" featuring rock n roll violinist David Garrett and the expanded orchestra.I'm still recovering when it's time for......