| Dec 25, 2012
| 10:57 AM
"The Kennedy Center Honors" is one of the nation's great TV treasures. And while this year's show is a little uneven, the high points still make it one of my favorite TV viewing experiences of the year.
Maybe you have to be a little older to...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:57 AM
NBC Sunday announced that Seth Meyers will replace Jimmy Fallon who is moving up to the "Tonight Show" in 2014.
It's a great choice. Meyers is a huge talent. NBC is going to be much better off once Jay Leno is gone.
Here's the release:
NBC names the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Craning his neck sideways, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco smiled as he avoided bumping his head on a large menu behind the register at the Dairy Queen in Rosedale.
Instead of delivering touchdown passes, the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player handed out...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:53 AM
These two tweets (here and here) pretty much summarize the opinions expressed by many people in the WWE Universe in response to part of a segment involving CM Punk, Paul Heyman, Mick Foley and a returning Jerry "The King" Lawler.
After what was a...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:15 AM
"And now you hear the music, but the words don't sound too clear …"
"Inner City Blues" by Sixto Rodriguez
Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom has spent more than two decades searching for Sugar Man. And even though the music journalist tracked his...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Over the past four months, the Ravens have certainly enjoyed the spoils of victory.
They have hosted parties and attended parades in their honor. They have made appearances on "Live with Kelly and Michael", "Dancing with the Stars" and the "Late Show...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:31 AM
There's a big launch event tonight in Washington for the Baltimore-made HBO comedy "VEEP," and I do not want to spoil anyone's fun. So, I am going to be purposefully light on details in talking about the three episodes of this brilliant and biting...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:54 AM
It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture.
But through a series of doors...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 6:06 AM
From Michael Sragow Gets Reel:
Joaquin Phoenix, looking choir-boy clean and "Entourage"-slick in a grey suit, white shirt and dark tie, told David Letterman last night that his extended pose as a burned-out actor/would-be rap star was supposed to explore...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 8:47 AM
Joaquin Phoenix makes a return appearance to "Late Show with David Letterman" on Wednesday, September 22, and two days later hits the Charles in the controversial documentary "I'm Still Here," which chronicles his attempt to switch from acting to rap....
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:24 PM
In Baltimore in recent months, Bill Cosby's name has been associated more with politics than with comedy, or even Jell-O.
In December, he was the marquee attraction at a $4,000-a-plate dinner to benefit Baltimore mayoral candidate Otis Rolley.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 8:56 AM
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also...