| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Watch the video for "Loud" above. His raps have curse words and drug references in them. Kids, be careful!
I've been duped by Mac Miller before.
When he released "K.I.D.S.," the mixtape that first caught most rap blogs' attention, in August 2010,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Carole King's new memoir, "A Natural Woman," was released today, and she's making the rounds wuith television and radio interviews. The book chronicles her rise from a New York childhood influenced by music, to her discovery of rhythm and blues on the...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 9:59 AM
There are people we know who really are part of the fabric of our lives.
A son or daughter, a close relative, or a friend who you just can't live without…they all touch us in ways to complete our time on this earth. Yet, every now and then...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 5:50 PM
Mel Filler, known to generations of high-school football players simply as "Coach," and to former players as "Uncle Mel," died Dec. 5 after a three-year battle with leukemia. A longtime Forest Hill resident, he was 86.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y.,...
| Jul 29, 2011
When Elizabeth Zinser, 30, of White Hall, first joined the 4-H club at 8 years old, her family only had a few dogs as pets. But that quickly changed.
The Zinser family had recently packed up and moved to Pylesville from Baltimore County and Zinser's...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Tonight's American Idol kicks off with the 'Let's Get Ready to Rumble' guy introducing David Cook and David Archuleta like they are boxers, complete with silk robes. So which one of these Davids will take the Idol title?Depends on how......
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I bought this framed photo of John Lennon long ago at a yard sale. The man who sold it told me said it was a lithograph. The photo is marked, "1940-1980 Richard Avedon." Is it worth more than the $5 I paid for it?
A: Richard Avedon was a famous...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I thought the world was supposed to end last Friday, which would have very conveniently got me out of doing any Christmas shopping. But here we all are on Dec. 24, with me getting decked at the malls.
So, thanks for nothing, Mayans.
That's all the humor...
| Oct 10, 2012
It isn't always possible to meet your favorite star. In Los Angeles, you often settle for your star's star instead.
When you want to celebrate, when you want to mourn, you commune with your idol's brass and terrazzo stand-in.
The lucky stars are there...
| Jul 17, 2012
Country singer Kitty Wells had been recording, touring and broadcasting without major success for more than a decade when she accepted an offer in 1952 to record one more song before she planned to turn her attention to staying at home and raising a...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Victor Spinetti, a comic actor and raconteur who won a Tony on Broadway and the adoration of Beatles fans when he appeared in three of the Fab Four's movies, died Tuesday in Monmouth, England. He was 82.
The cause was cancer, said Barry Burnett, the...
| Apr 27, 2012
Bert Weedon was a legendary British guitar player who influenced a generation of budding rock stars with his popular "Play in a Day" instructional book.
Eric Clapton, Brian May, Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are among...