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Thanks for Mike Klingaman's article, which focused on Kevin Krigger and his aspirations to break the over 100-year absence of African American jockey winners at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes ("With the weight of racing history," May 16). One...
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The Baltimore SunIt really pains me to admit this, but I’ll confess it anyway: I like Jaime Lannister. Yes, he pushed innocent 7-year-old Bran Stark from a window, paralyzing him. And, yes, he very-grossly has sex with his own sister. And, yes, he’s...
Nora Worthington, the resident costumer for the Baltimore School for the Arts, has long loved the idea of dressing up and living the past. As a sixth-grader, she starred in Hampton Elementary School's Bicentennial production, and she visited her two...
The Baltimore SunPoor Sansa Stark. First, she was pledged to marry the despicable, pathetic, cruel, spineless boy-king Joffrey. Now, the Lannisters are plotting to stick her with his even less-attractive uncle, Tyrion. Granted, to viewers of “Thrones,”...
Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history for...
The Baltimore Sun“The revenge you want will be yours in time,” – Varys All hail, Daenerys Targaryen: Queen of dragons, multilingualism and the double-cross. “Game of Thrones” is at its best when one of its major, fan-favorite characters...
Regarding the recent article, "Argentine leader not on list for Thatcher funeral" (April 12), it seems logical that to me Great Britain did not invite Cristina Fernandez, the president of Argentina to Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The news item, however,...
The Baltimore Sun“There’s a beast in every man and it stirs when you put a sword in his hand,” - Jorah Mormont For the first two seasons on "Game of Thrones," terrible, cruel, unspeakable horrors tended to happen primarily to the Stark family. The...
Tragedy seemed to stalk Mary Todd Lincoln as surely as it did her husband. Long before that Good Friday in 1865 when the Lincolns decided to attend Ford’s Theatre, it was clear that the mental health of the president’s wife had begun to...
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The Baltimore SunRemember when Daenerys Targaryen was just a little girl afraid of her older (loser) brother? My, how times have changed. In “Valar Dohaeris,” the Season 3 premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Daenerys is looking more and...
Congress' inability to agree on matters of import isn't exactly a new phenomenon, but the Colonial Players' current production of the musical "1776" reminds us that fiery debate has been a part of our nation from the outset. Sherman Edwards' 1969 Tony...
President Barack Obama's designation Monday of a new national monument to Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery on a Dorchester County plantation in 1849, then helped guide scores of other slaves to freedom in the North during the decade before the Civil...
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