| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:30 PM
TOM BERGERON! It's so great to see you again! Oh, hi, Brooke, you're there too.
Introductions: Notable for Gavin's fedora, Maks' open shirt and Martina looking more glam than I could have ever imagined. And now they tell us no elimination this week,...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:30 AM
The first laboratory-confirmed case of seasonal flu was reported Friday by state health officials, who are using the milestone to remind residents to get vaccinated for the virus. The case involves an adult in the Baltimore region, and comes two months...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:10 PM
You know the story about William Faulkner at the Oxford, Mississippi, post office, don't you? Sacked for sitting in the back reading the magazines instead of waiting on customers, he said, "Good, now I won't be at the beck and call of every son of a bitch...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:57 PM
It was the cellphone heard 'round the world.
A bouncy marimba ring tone on an iPhone erupted during the final soft, almost unbearably poignant minutes of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 9 at a recent New York Philharmonic concert in Lincoln Center.
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:31 AM
An important thing happens on this week's episode of "The Amazing Race": I kind of fall in love with Abbie's Boyfriend. I know. Something else happens: We learn someone's drag queen name. I know! Let's just get on with it.
Farewell, Indonesia, fourth...
| Jan 22, 2012
If you ever complain about a cough, cold or the flu on Twitter or Facebook, a Baltimore startup called Sickweather.com wants your tweets and status updates.
The website, which launched in November, mines social networking sites using a computer...
| May 14, 2012
| 12:40 PM
ESPN analyst Mark Dixon was a busy man over the weekend, providing play by play for No. 1 seed Loyola’s 17-5 thrashing of Canisius on Saturday and then No. 2 seed Johns Hopkins’ 19-9 rout of Stony Brook on Sunday. The former Johns Hopkins...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Well Top Cheffers we are at the beginning of the end for this epic ninth season of "Top Chef." With Bev, Lindsay, Paul and Sarah as the final four, they are shipped from the blistering heat of Texas to the biting cold of British Columbia.
Even as they...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Regarding the recent Etc. column on birds:
A bit more research into the topic of birds and brains would have made you appear a bit less of a bird brain yourself.
The term bird brain perpetuates out of ignorance. If you look into the study of...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland.
More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Six Queen Anne's County residents have been diagnosed with a strain of swine flu that has been infecting people across the country, including many who have been attending state and local agricultural fairs, according to state health officials.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Now that, thanks to Tribune's diligent boffins, I can return to my regular perch here, let me remind you that You Don't Say has many mansions.
In addition to this address, which has been in effect since February of this year, there is the original You...