| Mar 22, 2012
After being bombarded with news of Third World problems for so long, I figured it was time to give a bit of equal time to First World suffering. Every so often I reach a boiling point with modern Western culture and feel the need to rant -- so I'm going...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 11:35 AM
Passionate about TV? Us, too. Which is why we called b's new tube blog TV Lust. Here's your go-to source for everything television. Recaps, irreverent commentary, musings on the continuing ubiquity of Ryan Seacrest … it will all be here.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:02 PM
When we think of epic tales of love and loss in the history of drama ("Romeo and Juliet," "Anna Karenina," "Casablanca") surely one day many years from now we will look back on tonight's episode of "Jersey Shore" and add it to this canon.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:10 PM
So, here we are, friends. Episode 3 of "Jersey Shore." If you’re like me, you’ve been putting toothpicks in your eyelids to stay awake. We fared a little better this week, though:
- The night starts with a somber Pauly heading to Karma to...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:20 PM
In what seems to be the longest week of my life, the arrival of my Thursday-night obsession couldn’t have come soon enough. We were tempted with a halfway-decent episode last week, which set us up for a 75 percent OK episode this week. How did it...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States.
But asked to cite her favorite travel...
| Aug 24, 2011
Depending on your maturity level, NASCAR's "boys, have at it" laissez-faire attitude is spectacular or the most idiotic form of reality TV on the planet.
The second notion may be a reach, as long as the mutants from "Jersey Shore" inhabit the earth,...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Here we are at the fifth episode: Still waiting on a physical altercation between the roommates, and hoping for some sort of monumental event that will bring us back next week. I think the producers took a different route and decided to tempt us as if...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:00 PM
The latest episode of "Jersey Shore" was about men behaving badly. The boys were in full-on meathead mode, driven by poor, drunken decisions and steadfast refusals to back down. It was mainly uncomfortable to watch the women having to react to the boors,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:02 PM
There's rarely a day off in the bar industry and that's just how Ben Brengle likes it. As the general manager at Power Plant Live's Luckies Tavern for the past three years, the 29-year-old Federal Hill resident has seen everything from big national acts...
| Feb 8, 2012
Tim Tebow has not cashed in his V card. Neither have most of the people featured on TLC's "Virgin Diaries."
The reality show, which premiered in December, thrust the topic of virginity back under the pop-culture microscope and has only fueled ongoing...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:38 PM
We've been had.
On Sunday night before the MTV Video Music Awards, we learned the fight between Ronnie and Situation wasn't a real fight at all. It was merely a push and a tackle before some off-camera big dudes broke it up. No clean punches. No bloody...