| Jun 24, 2012
| 4:00 AM
In 2005, when their city drowned, the staff of the New Orleans Times-Picayune stayed in it longer than common sense and simple prudence would dictate. People who had lost homes, loved ones, and their city itself concentrated on gathering the news and...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 4:00 AM
"The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,'...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:44 AM
"In my first term, we passed health care reform," President Barack Obama joked this spring. "In my second term, I guess I'll pass it again."
Thanks to the Supreme Court, President Obama can take that item off his agenda. But Chief JusticeJohn G....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:54 AM
Smirking Joe Biden and ever-so-earnest Paul Ryan played to a TV draw Thursday night in a vice-presidential debate moderated by ABC's Martha Raddatz.
That might sound boring, but the 90-minute telecast was anything but. Because of the staging, which sat...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:08 PM
The first time Rain Pryor visited the intimate Strand Theater, she knew she was in the right place.
"I thought, 'It smells like theater. I'm home,'" says the actress, comedian, writer and musician who has just been named artistic director of the Strand....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I held off on writing about this on Monday out of deference to the righteous national remembrance of 9/11 that many Americans took part in.
But this week brings another anniversary, a far less sacred one to be sure, but one that is nevertheless worth...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Had Vice President Joe Biden behaved toward Sarah Palin in their 2008 debate the way he behaved toward Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan in their debate last Thursday, he might have been denounced as a patronizing misogynist.
In his debate...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:30 AM
I'm beginning to believe that Sarah Palin, who could see Russia from her doorstep, had more foreign policy savvy than Mitt Romney. With a chance to act presidential, Mr. Romney instead choose to attack President Obama ("Romney jab on response to video...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Baltimore's Pat Moran won an Emmy Award Saturday for casting on HBO's "Game Change."
It was the second for the woman who has cast virtually every major film and TV production done in Baltimore for the last 25 years. Moran was also nominated for her...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Whatever happens Sunday night in Los Angeles, Baltimore is already a winner when it comes to this year’s Emmy Awards.
Last Saturday at the creative arts Emmys, which are awarded in off-camera categories, Baltimore casting director Pat Moran was...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:04 PM
The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
BGR The Burger Joint is reviving its Presidential Burger Contest with burgers inspired by President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
The burgers, available in BGR locations nationwide beginning Sept. 25, are odes to the...