| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Al Jazeera English will premiere a thought-provoking and hard-hitting documentary about Baltimore tonight, but viewers here won't be able to see it on cable TV.
That's outrageous, ignorant and maddening. That's the conclusion I came to last week while...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 4:23 AM
To borrow from "A Hard Day's Night," Russell Brand is a mod, a rocker and a mocker.
He's got an edgy version of elfin charm — if you can call a 6-foot-1 man elfin. Lately he's had a mocker's version of a Midas touch. He gave voice to the Easter...
| May 27, 2012
| 8:19 PM
First, the bad news: The boy-king Joffrey is still alive.
Now, the good news: That was one amazing episode of television.
Written by George R.R. Martin himself (hallowed be his name) and directed by Neill Marshall, "Blackwater" used the lion's...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Ah yes, we return this week to the "Real Housewives of New York City" with another fight about London, a single storyline with LuAnn's pregnancy problems, and a few jabs by Ramona.
Honestly, there was nothing new with the NYC ladies this week. It felt...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, who overcame a troubled childhood and a murder conviction to launch an acting career as a drug-gang assassin on HBO's "The Wire," pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin.
She was sentenced to seven years in prison,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:18 AM
With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin, it seems like a good time to catch up with what some of the other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing.
And two of the finest actors in the series, Dominic...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:48 PM
We often watch a reality show about a couple and assume they won't be a couple for much longer. It's not that we're cynical; it's just the facts of reality TV life. But "Giuliana & Bill," featuring Giuliana and Bill Rancic, seems to have broken that...
| Aug 12, 2011
With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing.
The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
| Nov 3, 2010
| 1:25 PM
The mother of R&B singer Mario today dropped the assault charges she filed against her son in October, admitting she was intoxicated at the time.
Shawntia Hardaway, who accused the Baltimore-born performer on October 1 of assaulting her and trashing...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Atlantic City Antiques & Collectors Show
What: Antiques show with appraisals, glass repair, pottery restoration. The show organizer has partnered with AntiqueClothier.com to present "Revisit the Empire through Fashion," an exhibit that will feature...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Monday night brought a new class of sequin- and tuxedo-clad famous faces to the dance floor with the season premiere of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
Like in seasons past, there will be a fair share of flexed feet, rhythmic hiccups and overblown...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award.
The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...