| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:14 AM
For years, William Shatner wanted no part of the convention scene, had no desire to appear in front of the Trekkies, fanboys and obsessive sci-fi geeks who all craved a piece of Capt. James Tiberius Kirk.
"That's very true," says Shatner, whose stance...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Tracy Morgan has never been known to hold back.
The stand-up comic has drawn criticism for his untamed brand of comedy, but Morgan believes oversensitivity is becoming a problem in the comedy industry.
"Stand-up has been around forever, you know,"...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Long before Doug Masiuk became a serious runner, he had to learn how take his lifelong battle with Type 1 diabetes one step at a time.
Diagnosed when he was a toddler, Masiuk, now 38, played soccer through high school at Severna Park.
| Dec 4, 2012
| 5:07 AM
One Baltimore woman eating out for her birthday got an extra treat when one of her favorite actresses, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, sat down at the next table.
"OMG," Tweeted blogger Fadra Nally, who was turning 42 and celebrating at Cinghiale in Harbor East....
| May 17, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The Justice Department's secret review of Associated Press telephone records gives advocates for federal employees one more reason to doubt the Obama administration's full commitment to protecting whistleblowers, particularly those in national security...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:14 AM
Just when it was starting to look like cable news might have actually learned something from its rush-to-judgment sins in covering the Newtown massacre, John King, CNN and Fox News showed Wednesday how shaky and journalistically confused even the genre'...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:50 PM
As the host of Shaquille O'Neal's All-Star Comedy Jam 2012, Gary Owen always has to be on his game. There's no letup — not when you're the guy charged with keeping the crowd roaring through six different acts putting out more than two hours of...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Obama's re-election has caused right-wingers to become completely unhinged. They are purple-faced and apoplectic, convinced that an ignorant horde of government-dependent social leeches have destroyed traditional America and banished God from...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles.
Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in Hollywood as a funny guy. But Waters wasn't having much luck.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" is a funny sort of tragedy. Although its martial and amorous complications have deadly consequences, this play has a lot of jokes along the way. Indeed, the snake that the Egyptian queen uses to kill herself is...