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  • Authors when they were young

    Authors when they were young
    Flavorwire has put together an interesting gallery of photos of authors in their young, pre-fame days.
  • Acme Corporation presents marathon performances of Beckett's 'Play'

    Acme Corporation presents marathon performances of Beckett's 'Play'
    The final stage direction in Samuel Beckett's “Play” is “repeat.” The Acme Corporation, one of Baltimore's experimental theater companies, is taking that instruction very seriously. Last Friday, the one-act, three-character,...

    Nobel Prize: A physicist and a poet expand our universe

    Nobel Prize: A physicist and a poet expand our universe
    I told some friends that Tomas Tranströmer had won the Nobel Prize. Some responded, "Who?" and others said that it was cool that someone in Baltimore had won the Nobel. This latter group, of course, had heard the local hubbub and were thinking about Adam...

    'The Wire' finale is a cop-out for a once-great show

    David Simon wrote a brilliant finale for The Wire. Unfortunately, it was in 2004 at the end of Season 3 - not the 90-minute final episode of the Baltimore-based drama that will air tonight on HBO.Four years ago, series creator Simon wrote a season-...

    Richard Stern dies at 84

    Richard Stern dies at 84
    To the literary world, Richard Stern was primarily a novelist, author of "Golk" (1960), "Stitch" (1965), "The Books in Fred Hampton's Apartment" (1973), "Other Men's Daughters" (1973) and "Natural Shocks" (1978) , among others, along with a host of superb...