| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:35 PM
By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91.
But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:14 PM
I have heard the requests for more fields and more space for athletics many times during my time here in Howard County. To that end, the county has obliged time and time again. Sometimes they've provided even more space than I thought necessary.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation.
Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Former WWE diva and TNA knockout Mickie James will be appearing at the Maryland Championship Wrestling show in Joppa on Saturday night.
I had a chance to catch up with her and talk about what she's doing now, her time in TNA and WWE, what she thinks...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:47 AM
"Looking," HBO's newest half-hour comedy, is a show about gay men, but that doesn't make it a gay show.
Which is not to say the series (which premieres Sunday at 10:30 p.m.) doesn't have gay sexuality at its center. Its central characters are three...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Ever wanted to make a cameo appearance on a favorite TV show?
Michael Phelps is about to do just that, appearing on an episode of the USA Network drama "Suits" that will air March 6.
Phelps, who has said he's a fan of the show, has an easy role to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Last year, Comedy Central delivered one of TV's most successful midseason series with "Inside Amy Schumer," starring Towson University grad and standup comedian Amy Schumer.
Wednesday night, the channel introduces another new series starring a Baltimore-...
| Dec 15, 2013
Baltimore-more made "Veep" and "House of Cards" scored more award nominations Wednesday as the Screen Actors Guild announced its 2014 nominees.
"Veep," the HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, was nominated in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:05 AM
When Pete Piringer was hired as Laurel's director of communications in November 2012, Mayor Craig Moe emphasized that the city's community outreach efforts needed a lift.
"I heard him loud and clear when I took the job that there was disconnect" in...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Spend a little time watching tween television shows and one thing quickly becomes apparent. The girl characters might be smart or ditzy, athletic or brainy, nice or mean, but above else, they are attractive.
Researchers at the University of Delaware and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Kai Jackson, whose departure from WJZ after more than 20 years was first reported here last month, said Thursday that he will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting as its national correspondent based in Washington, D.C.
"Yes, I'm going to Sinclair,"...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Defective radar. Wrong citation numbers. Error rates as high as 30 percent.
Such problems persisted during months of testing aimed at fixing and restarting Baltimore's speed and red-light camera system, newly released documents show. Test results and...