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  • Ulman talks downtown Columbia on WYPR

    Ulman talks downtown Columbia on WYPR
      Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Mark Thompson, director of downtown development, joined Sheilah Kast on WYPR's "Maryland Morning" on Monday to discuss the future redevelopment of downtown Columbia.  Among the topics discussed were the $100...
  • Is fired N.Y. Times editor Jill Abramson the new Lilly Ledbetter?

    Is Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of the New York Times, who was unceremoniously dumped from her job Wednesday, the professional-class equivalent of equal pay heroine Lilly Ledbetter? Much is still unknown about the circumstances...
  • NFL Slam with Mark and Sam with special guest John Madden

    Live streaming video by Ustream   Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson, one-half of the legendary "Mark and Brian" radio team, are back again this season with "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam". Each Tuesday, you’ll hear post-game...
  • Discussion: Recapping the NFL playoff weekend

    Discussion: Recapping the NFL playoff weekend
    This week's Monday edition of our NFL Google+ hangout -- "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam," starring Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson of "Mark and Brian" radio fame -- will start at 11:30 a.m. today on this blog post and will cover a host of...
  • Discussion: The NFL playoffs

    Discussion: The NFL playoffs
    This week's special Thursday edition of our NFL Google+ hangout -- "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam," starring Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson of "Mark and Brian" radio fame -- will start at 12:30 p.m. today on this blog post and will cover...
  • BBC plans to cut 2,000 jobs

     
    The BBC announced Thursday that 2,000 jobs, including 300 senior management staff, will be axed as part of the company’s aim to cut the annual budget by over $1 billion dollars over the next six years....
  • Twelve L.A. indie labels you should know: a primer

     
    A consensus seems to be growing that Los Angeles is in the midst of a renaissance for independent music. In a recent Sunday feature, we set out to discover just how it is that while the major labels continue to......
  • Fashion News: Vera Wang designs Kim Kardashian's wedding gown

     
    Vera Wang is designing Kim Kardashian's wedding gown. Meanwhile, Rihanna wore a bikini costume and feathered headdress in a Barbados festival. And the designer behind many of Lady Gaga's looks is launching his own line....
  • Rodger McFarlane dies at 54; gay-rights activist established first AIDS hotline

    Rodger McFarlane, a pioneering gay-rights activist who set up the first AIDS hotline in 1981, before the disease even had a name, and later ran influential AIDS service groups, has died. He was 54. McFarlane, who was based in Denver, committed suicide...
  • Gay — the new straight — I dont think so!

    The title of Gregory Rodriguez's recent L.A. Times column, "Gay — the new straight," certainly caught my attention. Drawing his conclusions from an important new research study done by the Williams Institute at the UCLA Law School, Rodriguez makes many...
  • Two Hosts Fit Into FOX's 'Hole'

    FOX has set a pair of hosts for its upcoming competition show "Hole in the Wall." The network announced that production will begin this week in Los Angeles with actress/host Brooke Burns and TV personality Mark Thompson overseeing the mayhem. The...
  • Brook Burns and Mark Thompson are a perfect fit to host Fox's "Hole in hte Wall"

    Actress and host Brooke Burns and TV personality Mark Thompson have been tapped to host HOLE IN THE WALL, the new body-bending, mind-twisting game show from AMERICAN IDOL producers FremantleMedia North America. Production of the U.S. version of the...