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  • Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)

    Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)
    We all know singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Joan Jett loves Rock and Roll; she’s proclaimed that plenty of times since her breakout hit in 1982. She also has proclaimed her love for the Orioles for years. It’s hard to forget when she...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 302: 'Sick'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 302: 'Sick'
    Thanks "The Walking Dead", now I no longer have to wonder what a zombie's panties look like. And I no longer have to wonder what it would be like to see a zombie in its panties have its stomach slit open with a pocket knife. It made me feel a little...
  • John Waters' 'Hairspray' keeps its hold on us

    John Waters' 'Hairspray' keeps its hold on us
    "Hairspray" is the product that just keeps giving. In 1988, John Waters added indelibly to his in-a-class-by-itself filmography with this tale of youth, love, race relations, and irrepressible dancing in early-1960s Baltimore. Fourteen years later,...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter deserving of Baltimore Sun Marylander of the Year honor

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter deserving of Baltimore Sun Marylander of the Year honor
    It was the Orioles’ final regular-season series in Tampa Bay -- three October games that preceded the team’s first trip to the playoffs in 15 years -- and I was sitting in Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s office in the visiting clubhouse...
  • Bmore gets braggy

    Bmore gets braggy
    Season's greetings, hon! Hard to believe 2012 is almost over. You know us — busy, busy! If we weren't opening a Ripley's "Odditorium," we were putting historic landmarks up for sale. When we weren't helping John Waters hitchhike across the country,...
  • Bel Air boy to be in episode of CBS drama 'Person of Interest'

    Bel Air boy to be in episode of CBS drama 'Person of Interest'
    Parker Brightman, of Bel Air, has been living a double life. By day, he is a 10-year-old student like many others at Hickory Elementary School. But when he's not in school, Parker has been traveling, trying to find work as an actor. He has pursued...
  • Harvey G. Alexander

    Harvey G. Alexander
    Harvey G. Alexander, who founded and served as executive director of the Baltimore Film Festival and also read poetry on WBJC-FM, died Nov. 23 of pulmonary edema at Franklin Square Medical Center. He was 77. "I first got to know him in 1964 at Martick'...
  • Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal

    Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal
    Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some. But should it be illegal? A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
  • John Travolta shares memories of 'Hairspray,' 'Pulp Fiction' and other films

    John Travolta shares memories of 'Hairspray,' 'Pulp Fiction' and other films
    A slimmed-down Edna Turnblad shared the stage with her creator, John Waters, last night, much to the delight of scores of star-crazed fans. Well, it wasn't exactly Edna, the zaftig stage mom from Waters' "Hairspray," who took to the stage at the Maryland...
  • The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs

    The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs
    Downloading movies and watching them on a computer is not for George Figgs, who has spent the better part of three decades affording Baltimore cinephiles the chance to experience films the way God intended — in the dark, projected onto a bigger-...
  • Marylander of the Year

    Marylander of the Year
    In 1987, The Sun's editorial board decided to bestow upon the Johns Hopkins University's then-president, Steven Muller, a newly created award: Marylander of the Year. The distinction was meant to honor the person who "contributed the most to Baltimore and...
  • Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore

    Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore
    Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art. The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...