| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:05 AM
The City Council president showed me his underwear. The state prosecutor let me try on Sheila Dixon’s ill-gotten mink. A state delegate swore at me for asking why she’d lied about her age. A priest denounced me from the pulpit. And David Simon...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:30 PM
So what was it like for the Fort McHenry ranger to suddenly have Sarah Palin, her family and a gaggle of media onlookers on his hands Monday?
“Just one more visitor for me,” said Ranger Jim Bailey, who had about an hour’s notice...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:55 PM
If you're wondering how the heck Sarah Palin's campaign bus wound up in Baltimore ...
Wait, it's not a campaign bus, Palin insists, but a "bus to be able to express to America how much we appreciate our foundation." So, if you're wondering how the heck...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:53 AM
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Is there no end to the media's fascination with Sarah Palin?
She's not running for president, resigned from her last elected office and, increasingly, is only famous for, well, being famous.
But that doesn't stop us from watching. Palin's already...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also studies public...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:31 PM
There's a debate swirling in the country right now about the War Powers Act in relation to the war/non-war/"squirmish" in Libya.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to cut funding for the Libyan war unless President Barack Obama seeks...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Claiming "I know my American history," Sarah Palin on Sunday defended her claim that Paul Revere's ride was intended to warn the British they weren't going to take American arms.
At a stop in New England on her bus tour of the United States, Palin...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Pun not intended: Weinergate...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:56 PM
Today's news that a pro-Sarah Palin documentary will debut in June has the political world buzzing about a potential presidential run for the former governor of Alaska.
The $1 million film, titled "The Undefeated," paints Palin as an "inspirational...
| May 24, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Politicians have been making a lot of gaffes lately (what else is new?). Michele Bachmann thought the founding fathers abolished slavery; Sarah Palin invented the word "squirmish," and, now comes news that our president, Barack Obama, has no idea what...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Sarah Palin has a habit of doing these kind of things, doesn't she?
Less than a month after she embarked on her touted nationwide tour of historical sites across America, Palin never seems to have gotten much farther than the East Coast.