| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:56 AM
After convincing his mostly preschool audience to chant, "Dance, Kinderman, dance" a few times, John Taylor pretended to timidly oblige.
But he cleverly surprised his young spectators when he flamboyantly cocked his right hip and unleashed a sample of...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 12:54 PM
As expected, "The Hunger Games" is killing at the box office this weekend, taking in more than $68 million in the first day of ticket sales. Estimates for the entire weekend range around $140 million as might be expected with the off-the-charts pre-...
| Aug 18, 2011
Classic comics, indie comics and more will be featured at the 12th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con, happening Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The event boasts a huge guest list of comic book creators and artists and will...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Whew. 2011's Hampdenfest is all over but the healing. And by healing, I'm talking my own personal recovery from a vicious mix of hangover, sunburn and what I like to call festival chafe.
The rains paused while Hampden's annual neighborhood festival...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:04 AM
He was always a skateboarder and action-movie fan, not to mention a punk-rock enthusiast, but from the time he turned 12, nothing excited Steve Anderson more than the approach and arrival of his favorite day, Wednesday.
That was the day the newest issues...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Vonta Leach has played 37 games since he last got an opportunity to run the football in the NFL.
He has endured countless collisions with linebackers, paved the way for Pro Bowl running backs and even played on special teams. But in 102 NFL games...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Jonette Butler wants something understood: Balticon is not a comic book convention.
"It's nothing like a comic book convention," said the chairwoman of this weekend's Balticon 45, which started Thursday and will run nearly continuously through 4 p.m....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, the 49-year-old owner of Nacho Mama's and a force in the revitalization of Canton, was remembered Saturday by friends, employees, patrons and local leaders for his outsize personality, philanthropy and pioneering contributions...
| Jul 17, 2008
Dewey Hammond says his job is harder than it sounds.
It's difficult to believe the Loyola Blakefield alum and Ravens blogger when he recounts a boxing match he attended at the Playboy Mansion in June, or when he talks about hanging out with Buffalo Bills...
| Apr 9, 2009
| 4:22 PM
At a time when upscale mac 'n' cheese is one of the trendiest foods around, guest poster Owl Meat brings us back to earth with his insightful examination of the original version. EL Don't hurry, puff and wheeze, there's a......
| Aug 14, 2009
Take away the boardwalk fries, the crowded streets, the saltwater taffy, the "I'm With Stupid" T-shirts, and what do you have?
Pocomoke River State Park.
Granted, there are some other trade-offs involved in swapping Ocean City for the greater Pocomoke...
| Apr 2, 2009
By the time Dan Deacon released Spiderman of the Rings, his 2007 national critical breakthrough, he had already established himself as a manic performer.
His reputation stretched well beyond his base in Baltimore. The success of the album, which garnered...