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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Two Imposters'

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Two Imposters'
    "I need a bath, some chow, and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies."- Al Capone "Two Imposters" picks up no more than a couple hours after the crate containing Owen Slater showed up at Nucky Thompson's door. Right away, "Boardwalk...
  • Attention 'Wire' fans: a first look at Dominic West as Richard Burton

    Attention 'Wire' fans: a first look at Dominic West as Richard Burton
    As fine as he was playing Jimmy McNulty in "The Wire," Dominic West certainly hasn't let that role define him. He's played Henry Higgins in an English revival of "My Fair Lady" and Iago opposite Clarke Peters' Othello. He starred in BBC America's...
  • 'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'

    'Walking Dead' mid-season finale recap, 'Made to Suffer'
    Well THAT wasn't how the Dixon brothers reunion was supposed to go down! For a second, right after the Governor accused Merle of being a traitor in Sunday night's episode, I was very scared that ol' Merle was going to get killed off right then and...
  • Donnie Andrews, inspiration for Omar character on 'The Wire,' dies

    Donnie Andrews, inspiration for Omar character on 'The Wire,' dies
    Like the television character he helped inspire, Donnie Andrews lived by a code. In his earlier years when he was robbing rival dealers as a young hustler in West Baltimore — experiences that would later form the basis for the popular Omar...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Blue Bell Boy'

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Blue Bell Boy'
    "He went to the cellar, to draw a little beer; And quickly did return, to say there was none there." -- "Blue Bell Boy," traditional nursery rhyme "Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate...
  • New book uses 'The Wire' to explore urban ills

    New book uses 'The Wire' to explore urban ills
    Baltimore's former health commissioner has come out with a way that just might get regular people to care about public policy -- he mixes in a heavy dose of "The Wire." Dr. Peter Beilenson, who's now Howard County's chief health officer has written a...
  • Elizabeth B. Edelen, businesswoman

    Elizabeth B. Edelen, businesswoman
    Elizabeth B. Edelen, a retired businesswoman who enjoyed working as a TV and movie extra, died July 5 of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 85. The daughter of an advertising executive and a homemaker,...
  • Youngsters take the stage at Laurel Youth Music Showcase

    Youngsters take the stage at Laurel Youth Music Showcase
    On a hot July evening, 9-year-old Chantale Noesi stepped onto the Burton Memorial Stage at Laurel's Granville Gude Park. After introducing herself, Chantale dove into a performance of Christina Aguilera's "Hurt" as a karaoke track played over the...
  • Baltimore author Justin Sirois' next chapter: TV pilot, new book

    Baltimore author Justin Sirois' next chapter: TV pilot, new book
    Last summer, Baltimore writer Justin Sirois was mentally and physically exhausted, and his work was to blame. The 34-year-old's debut novel, 2012's "Falcons on the Floor," attempted to humanize Fallujah's bloody war scene. "The Last Book of Baghdad,"...
  • '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:...
  • No longer vacant, Baltimore home is where couple's heart is

    No longer vacant, Baltimore home is where couple's heart is
    Jamila Ward and Lionel Jennings had been house hunting on and off for two years when their agent pointed the couple in a new direction: a formerly condemned property in a revitalized area of Baltimore. Some city neighborhoods, just years ago marked by...
  • 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dead at 51

    'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dead at 51
    James Gandolfini, whose remarkable performance as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos" re-imagined the anti-hero for American television, is dead at 51 years of age. The actor, who is believed to have died of a heart attack, was traveling in...