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  • What, that? It's just the everyday, ordinary amazing

    A young lady from Florida came to visit me with my friend, her Aunt Phoebe, a couple of weeks ago and reminded me of things I take for granted. No, not snakes, like the ones Phoebe's got swimming in her pool outside Orlando. She says they're harmless...
  • Concert news: Kings of Leon cancel; Jay-Z and Kanye West reschedule; Yelle; Trey Anastasio

    Concert news: Kings of Leon cancel; Jay-Z and Kanye West reschedule; Yelle; Trey Anastasio
    Kings of Leon have cancelled all dates of their 2011 tour because the lead singer, Caleb Followill, is suffering from "vocal issues and exhaustion." The announcement was made Monday by tour promoter Live Nation. The band had been scheduled to perform at...
  • Dubstep's mainstream takeover

    Dubstep's mainstream takeover
    At the 2:17 mark of Britney Spears' 2011 hit single "Hold It Against Me," dubstep entered the mainstream. It had been bubbling around pop's surface before Spears put her glossy touch on it, but this was Top 40's most blatant — and effective —...
  • Meet the Recruit: Terps linebacker commitment Avery Thompson

    Meet the Recruit: Terps linebacker commitment Avery Thompson
    This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player. Name: Avery Thompson Birthdate: March 2, 1994 Birthplace: Tacoma, Wash. Hometown: Chesapeake, Va....
  • Project Runway: You say potato sack, I say pornography

     
    Guess who's back? Back again? Kevin's back, tell a friend! Hello, Project Runway peeps. Good to see you all again. As always, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, Montanan by birth, Marylander by marriage, sports writer by trade, Project Runway blogger/recapper by.....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Two stars go home

     
    It's the first results show for this season of Dancing With the Stars. Inquiring minds want to know, of course, whether we'll have to watch Tom DeLay awkward his way around the dance floor after tonight. (Please, no!) But even......
  • Meet the Band: J Butts

    Hometown Severn Members Jamal Butler Founded Signed to ASAP Music Group, a Baltimore-based label, last year Style hip-hop Influenced by Jay-Z Notable J Butts, who last year received a write-up in the national magazine Hip Hop Weekly, is 16 and raps...
  • Catching up with Phelps much easier on land

    There was a big personality waiting to leap out of Michael Phelps. He was just waiting for someone to ask the right questions after he waved to a crowd of fans in a celebratory parade hosted by Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom yesterday. Phelps, of Rodgers...
  • New music from troubled divas, other hit makers

    Coming this fall: The Drama of the Troubled Diva. For the next four months, many of pop's juiciest plot lines will feature female singers struggling back from the brink. They include Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and TLC, all of whom have spent far...
  • In Brazil, music for the flaunters and the wanters

    SAO PAULO, Brazil — Covered in tattoos and gold jewelry, MC Guime took the stage at a Sao Paulo club where patrons pay up to $4,500 for the VIP area, his lyrics fitting right in with the ostentatious surroundings. "Top of the line! Nike Shox...
  • Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up

    Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up
    Thanks to state Sen. Leland Yee’s alleged attempts to broker illegal gun deals for campaign contributions, candidates for California’s secretary of state are suddenly getting a lot of attention and news coverage. Yee is out of the race,...
  • Bianchi: ESPN's Whitlock says Jay-Z, other rappers denigrate African-Americans by using N-word

    Bianchi: ESPN's Whitlock says Jay-Z, other rappers denigrate African-Americans by using N-word
    Nothing gets controversial and thought-provoking ESPN.com columnist Jason Whitlock more fired up than when other African-Americans call each other the N-word and justify it by claiming they are using it as a "term of endearment." Whitlock has rightfully...