| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Apparently this going to be an all-Michael-Jackson night. Blergh. I expect to see way-too-many crotches being grabbed tonight. It'll probably take a crowbar to get Rudy's hand off his junk.
On an editorial note, allow me to apologize for getting some of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:23 AM
They say fame changes people, but even after winning “American Idol” and releasing a platinum-selling album, Leesburg, Ga.-based singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips wants nothing more than to be himself.
“I already knew what kind of...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
In the middle of July 1992, Bill Clinton accepted the democratic nomination for president, the TV show "Melrose Place" premiered on Fox and America loved the following songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Just Another Day," Jon...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:15 AM
After 35 years in the bar business, Bruce Buettner is calling it quits.
The owner, with his wife, Dawn, of Bruce Bitner's Cafe and Grill on Route 22 in Campus Hills across from Harford Community College are closing their bar and restaurant after...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:42 AM
It's "American Icons" night for the Semifinals. Choreographer and director Kenny Ortega is the guest judge tonight.
Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas, Viennese Waltz
Candace's frame is pretty good during this, with her head laid back like they like....
| May 21, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Before the live finale, there's a recap show called "Road to the Finale." I'd completely forgotten about Sean. It almost certainly has to be Amy or Meryl winning later tonight, but I think it's too close to call. Meryl is the better dancer, but Amy's...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:42 AM
With Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice back in the news and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling all over it this week, I have to revisit this post I wrote on TMZ in February, when the Rice-allegedly-knocks-his-then-fiancee-unconscious story...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:51 AM
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Five years ago, I knew exactly how I felt about the tabloid website TMZ. It sometimes paid for news, and that put it outside the realm of trustworthy journalism. End of story.
But last week, with...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:26 AM
It's always interesting to watch the filings pour in as we approach the filing deadline to run for office. The filing period in Maryland closed on Tuesday night at 9 PM, and there are a lot of interesting things that I see that will make for an intriguing...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Prepare to be thrilled, Baltimore. The Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour is coming to town.
Mansour Abdessadok, 30, of Montpellier, France, is a part of the action, traveling the world as a mime, the main character in the Cirque du Soleil show,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Smooth Sounds for Seniors! That's the title of the new concert series just for seniors ages 60 and better at the Montpelier Arts Center, in Laurel. It is a cultural arts venue for all counties. The center's director, Sonya Kitchens, decided to offer...