| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:17 AM
I'm giving you, the faithful ETC… reader, a break from controversial columns and writing about something I'm sure we can all agree on: television.
I was out with a friend not too long ago at Maryland Day, an event at the University of Maryland...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Throughout the season, it seemed as if Terrell Suggs was making a conscious effort to keep Tom Brady's name out of his mouth. While spouting out sound bites on other NFL quarterbacks, such as Ben Roethlisberger and Tim Tebow, on the Ravens' long road to...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Dogs love dog parks but the fenced in public spaces have a way of bringing out the worst in some people.
Leave it to the folks behind the hit television show "Portlandia" to skewer dog park culture.
In the new season of the sketch-style comedy that airs...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:17 PM
At the height of its popularity, "Soul Train" felt like a religion in Baltimore.
The Saturday daytime show hosted by the late Don Cornelius was not to be missed — like church or the early seasons of "Saturday Night Live," according to Tim Watts,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Lauren White recalls participating in drama productions at North Carroll High School with renowned local teacher Roberta Gore, but admits her love of acting started a bit earlier. Specifically, as an infant.
"I had a great experience with (Gore's)...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:38 AM
The first eliminations: 20 dancers enter, 16 leave -- or four dancers leave, however you'd like to put it.
The six dancers with the least support from the voting audience, will be at risk tonight. The judges will save one boy and one girl from the long...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:12 AM
"Rock 'n' roll will never die," sang Neil Young in 1979. Lately, though, it seems to be in a coma.
How else to describe the sad state of rock? The Billboard charts are filled with pop acts, rappers and country singers. Even sugary boy-bands have re-...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:46 AM
Casey Wilson stars as abbreviation-happy Penny Hartz on ABC's "Happy Endings." A former "Saturday Night Live" cast member, Wilson was trained in improv as the acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She has this message for those about to read her...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 7:59 PM
"Power resides where men believe it resides. It's a trick, a shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow." -- Varys, talking to Tyrion.
Westeros is a pretty cruel place to be a child.
The third episode in HBO's second season...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Sarah Palin says it's a lie.
Her press spokeswoman calls it "sick."
Other supporters of the former Alaska governor refer to it as a "hit job" — concocted by Hollywood leftists and the liberal media.
Filmed in and around Baltimore last year, "HBO"...
| 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....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues.
What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...