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  • Baltimore school honors the Cosbys

    Baltimore school honors the Cosbys
    When St. Frances Academy needed another $2 million to build its community center in East Baltimore, one nun turned to her "good friends and two of the very finest persons I know" — the Cosbys. Sister Mary Alice Chineworth, an Oblate Sister of...
  • The Cosbys deserve Baltimore's thanks

    I have always admired Bill Cosby. From the time my father brought home an album, "Why Is There Air?", I thought he was hilarious yet keenly insightful. I don't think there was anyone who could make my dad laugh like Mr. Cosby. His comedic career was...
  • Tribute: Carlin on sports

     
    Over the weekend, comedian George Carlin passed away from heart failure. Carlin is best known for not merely pushing the envelope but shredding it to bits in terms of language and subject matter in his comedy. However, one of his......
  • Dover Downs is a low-key version of the glitter spots

    DOVER, Del. -- At first glance, the exterior of Dover Downs doesn't exactly conjure more famous gambling venues such as Las Vegas or Atlantic City. You won't find long stretches of glittering casinos, hotels and nightclubs. No excessive bright neon...
  • For Robinson, acting is a whole new ballgame

    Tonight at 8, Frank Robinson makes his national acting debut on "The Cosby Show" on Channel 2 (WMAR-TV) The episode was taped in New York two months ago. Sun reporter Mary Corey spent the afternoon on the set, interviewing and observing the budding...
  • PASSINGS: Magic Slim, Cleotha Staples, Lou Myers, Donald Rutledge

    Magic Slim Singer of Chicago blues Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family. A younger contemporary of...
  • Choosing books for the holidays

    Choosing books for the holidays
    Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
  • LeVar Burton hopes to take reading into the digital age

    LeVar Burton hopes to take reading into the digital age
    LeVar Burton speaks with the clarity and conviction of a man with an audience. His indignations are righteous. “I'm pissed at the current state of education in America. The fact that we've spent way too much money on war and not enough on our kids?...
  • Go Guide Weekend Preview: Perpetual Groove comes to an end

    Go Guide Weekend Preview: Perpetual Groove comes to an end
    After a decade performing for a rabid, nationwide jam-band fan base, particularly enthusiastic in South Florida, Perpetual Groove is down to its final six concerts, and Matt McDonald is feeling a familiar sense of excitement. “It’s hard to...
  • Bill Cosby moments: Anyone remember Chet Kincaid?

    Bill Cosby moments: Anyone remember Chet Kincaid?
    Confession: I’ve seen about four episodes of “The Cosby Show” in their entirety, and that might be a stretch. But while the lives of a close-knit, upper-middle-class family didn’t much appeal to me,  I get that it was an...
  • “7 Questions” With … Jim Jefferies of FX’s “Legit”

     
    Aussie comic Jim Jefferies says his FX series, Legit — which premieres at 10:30pm Thursday — is basically about him as he was five years ago. That was when booze and women were paramount in his life, and he was wondering whether this comedy...
  • This week: ‘American Idol’ goes Hollywood; ‘Smash,’ ‘Touch’ return; Justin Bieber hosts ‘SNL’

     
    The week's most-watched series are likely to be “NCIS” and “The Big Bang Theory,” both on CBS. The “NCIS” team uses a hacker to hunt a cyber-terrorist at 8 p.m. Tuesday.  A fight with Sheldon prompts Leonard to move...