| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:39 PM
When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more.
As an increasingly...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:40 PM
For almost two decades, Baltimore was mainly seen by the TV industry as a place to make shows about cops and crime. But now, the city is looking more like the nation's capital to some of Hollywood's top producers.
On Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Three months ago, everyone assumed Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett would retire.
Now, with just days to go before Tuesday's primary, the 85-year-old former scientist is poised to capture the GOP nomination in Maryland's 6th District for the 11th time....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Does anyone in charge at NBC News have any sense of journalistic standards? How about any sense of shame?
I have been banging away at NBC News since at least the days of the suck-up White House interview the network's bowing anchorman, Brian Williams,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:59 AM
In its own special way, my Xbox 360 let me know it was time for some spring cleaning this week. I could've danced with Bill Gates' minions and mailed in my system for service.
Instead, like Sarah Palin, I went rogue.
Before we begin, let's get...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:37 AM
Remember the Baltimore sightings of Ed Harris, Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson last summer?
Well, here's the trailer for the HBO film they were shooting here, "Game Change," a docudrama about the 2008 presidential election that focuses on the GOP...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Sarah Palin, it seems, finds the Obama family Christmas card featuring First Dog Bo something less than appropriate.
The former governor of Alaska tod Fox News that she found it "odd" that the card featured the dog rather than the cores of the holiday:...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:06 AM
A year ago, soon after the Tunisian uprising, I demonstrated my powers of prediction in a column about the democracy movement in the Arab world. The revolution in Tunisia, I wrote, "arose from local circumstances that don't foretell what will happen...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Charlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year.
You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Doonesbury fans may have a hard time finding their favorite strip this week, as some newspapers shy away from Garry Trudeau's hard-edged lampooning of a Texas abortion law.
In a week-long series, Trudeau takes direct aim at the law, which requires...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:57 AM
HBO's "Game Change," the docudrama about the John McCain and Sarah Palin presidential campaign in 2008, was a big ratings winner for HBO in its Saturday premiere drawing 2.1 million viewers.
That was the largest debut audience for an HBO movie since...