| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A fellow editor takes note of this passage from a New York Times article out of Quinapondan, Philippines:
“My people are starving,” he tells the government workers, whose requisition notebooks do not favor this rural flyspeck, population...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Jo-Ann de Belen, who works for Baltimore-based nonprofit World Relief, was recently mobilized to the Philippines to coordinate relief efforts after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the region and left thousands dead.
Though she has worked in crisis situations...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Previously, the tribes were dotted with past contestants and minor celebrities, and I somehow managed to mix up Brandon and Colton from "Survivor: One World."
How I managed to mix up Brandon and his Crazy with Colton, I don’t know (but thank you to...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:19 AM
How the heck is Matsing going to compete in challenges with only three people?
Back at camp, it’s cold and raining, and everyone at Matsing looks depressed. Ooh, they don’t have fire. That would add to the depression. Honestly, though, they...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Previously on "Survivor:" Mike was awesome, Lisa was not, and is now dead to me.
Back from Tribal Council, Abbi and Pete are scrambling and figuring out that it's going to be hard to form another alliance when no one likes or trusts them. Mike came...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:05 AM
We start out with Kalabaw after Tribal Council, and Katie realizing how precarious her position is. She lost the other two members of her alliance at practically the same time.
She starts out by trying to get Denise on her side. Methinks she's a little...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Back from Tribal Council, it's now clear to Abi that Mike, Lisa, Malcolm, and Denise are in an alliance, most likely because Jonathan flat out said so at the last Tribal Council. She's also a really bad liar, because she can't stop talking about the...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:30 AM
We've made it to the finale already; it seems like the season has gone quickly, but then again, if I have to hear Lisa say "I know what I have to do to win, but it goes against everything I believe in ..." I may stab myself in the ear with an ice pick....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:20 AM
We start out the night with Matsing and their ever-shrinking tribe. What would happen if they just keep losing? Would they have to sit our more and more of the other two tribes in challenges?
Nah, you would see (well, we wouldn't) producers scrambling...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:54 AM
Back from Tribal Council, Jonathan is feeling a little betrayed, which is justified. Jeff is also realizing that he's not in the strongest position with Tangdang.
Mike councils Jonathan to not freak out, and to wait for a crack in Tangdang. And with...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Josie Mehta, a retired registered nurse who had worked at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, died Sept. 1 of cancer at her Nottingham home. She was 61.
The daughter of an insurance man and a homemaker, Josie Dela Cruz was born and raised in...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:04 PM
In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes?