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  • 'The Simpsons' riff on BMA's long-lost Renoir in latest episode

    'The Simpsons' riff on BMA's long-lost Renoir in latest episode
    "Law & Order" is usually the TV show known for its "ripped from the headlines" plots, but Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" seems to have been inspired by a recent legal case involving the Baltimore Museum of Art. In the episode, Lisa's guinea pig...
  • 'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula

    'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula
    The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
  • Baltimore Zoo visitors name lion cubs Luke and Leia

    Baltimore Zoo visitors name lion cubs Luke and Leia
    The force is strong with these ones. The Baltimore Zoo has announced Friday the winners of a contest to name its two lion cubs. With more than 20,000 votes, the cubs will now be known as Luke and Leia -- after the heroes of the first three "Star Wars"...
  • 'The Wire' named No. 1 show of all time by Entertainment Weekly

    'The Wire' named No. 1 show of all time by Entertainment Weekly
    We're a bit biased, but the staff at EW are clearly geniuses.  In the magazine's latest issue, out Friday, the writers and editors have named Baltimore-set social tapestry "The Wire" as the No. 1 TV show. Of all time. Here's what they had to say:...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 10, 'Gone, Gone, Gone'

    'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 10, 'Gone, Gone, Gone'
    Sometimes, less is more. Tonight's episode clocked in at a brisk 50 minutes -- and it was one of the best episodes of the season. Even with the laughable introduction of a mysterious scroll. Dun-dun-dun! With just two more episodes to go, this episode...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) New Year’s Eve The Sitter NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current) Gossip...
  • Arabic teacher makes difficult journey from Iraq to Baltimore classroom

    Arabic teacher makes difficult journey from Iraq to Baltimore classroom
    Eleven-year-old Sy'Keirra English strides confidently to the front of the classroom and greets her teacher in his native language — Arabic. Atheed Azzet could not be more pleased. It has been three months, and the kids are grasping phrases that few...
  • Staff Q&A: Which TV show is most past its prime?

    Staff Q&A: Which TV show is most past its prime?
    "Jersey Shore" Season 5 premieres Thursday, so we asked our staff and guests to reveal which show they think is so done.  "Weeds" started off funny and unique, but quickly ran out of plot lines that didn't feel forced. It's time for Nancy Botwin to end...
  • The atomic age?

    Since 1989, the opening credits to "The Simpsons," the longest running animated series on TV, has featured a short bit of animations showing the buffoon patriarch Homer sacked out at his post in the control room at a nuclear power plant. It's probably no...
  • Easton cartoonist brings L.A. style to the Valley

    Easton cartoonist brings L.A. style to the Valley
    It is not the most common occurrence for someone from the Lehigh Valley to move to California and then move back. But that's the path cartoonist and animator Carol "Cotty" Kilbanks has taken. After living on west coast for 20 years and working on TV shows...
  • 'Simpsons' goes Lego for 550th episode

    'Simpsons' goes Lego for 550th episode
    "The Simpsons" will hit its 550th episode on May 4. To mark that milestone, the Fox comedy will offer an episode called "Brick Like Me." The plot, according to Fox: "Homer wakes up in a world where his family and everyone in Springfield are made of...
  • Lego Reveals First Look at 'The Simpsons' Minifigures

    Lego and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products have revealed the look of the 16 minifigures the companies will release to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons." The line of figures will go on sale May 1, with each character -- including Bart...