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  • Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'

    Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'
    Ever since I heard some enterprising Baltimoreans used pit bulls to try to shake down "The Wire" crew for money, I've wondered: Did the scheme actually work? In case you missed it, I reported earlier this week that an online travel show visiting parts of...
  • Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis

    Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis
    A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year may have allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River....
  • Rad Bromance: When Lady Gaga and Van Halen collide

    Rad Bromance: When Lady Gaga and Van Halen collide
    The hook is simple: Five, all-male, musically inclined Lady Gaga fans convert the pop queen's four-on-the-floor anthems into glam rock and name it Rad Bromance. It's a flashy act, but strip away the glitter and lead singer Ryan Shtainhorn's skin-tight...
  • Rome Cee's 'By Your Side': No definitive answers and better for it

    Rome Cee's 'By Your Side': No definitive answers and better for it
    It's an argument always heard in rap-talk: Where's that hip-hop with substance? Surely that question is followed with complaints about Waka Flocka Flame (seriously, his name comes up every time) and other swag/money/women-first artists. I love that type...
  • Maryland ranked last in personal freedom

    Maryland ranked last in personal freedom
    Maryland has earned yet another dubious distinction: The lowest-ranked state for personal freedom in the country.   A recent study, "Freedom in the 50 states," from the market-oriented Mercatus Center at George Mason University faults Maryland's strict...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Weiner asked porn actress to lie

    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. Articles  • I'm sure that's not all he...
  • Why recording the police is good for everyone

    Why recording the police is good for everyone
    There's been a lot of debate in this country over whether recording the police is legal. A judge in at least one state, Illinois, has shot down a request to film officers without their permission, while another judge here in Maryland has ruled such...
  • Monday morning talkers: Does Bush deserve any credit for bin Laden's death?

    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. National  • Probably a smart move: Huckabee...
  • Maryland's stereotype: We're rich seafood-loving snobs

    Maryland's stereotype: We're rich seafood-loving snobs
    In promoting his book, "States of Confusion: My 19,000-Mile Detour to Find Direction," author Paul Jury put up a video on the Internets that stereotypes every state in the country in less than two minutes. The video already has more than 1.2 million...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Congress' parking problems and a corpse at a soccer game

      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. National  • Congress members have...
  • Wednesday morning talkers: Tearful Glenn Beck attacked in New York

    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. • What's that Jon Stewart said about...
  • Riding to the rescue: Gentle Giants strives to give draft horses a new lease on life

    Riding to the rescue: Gentle Giants strives to give draft horses a new lease on life
    When the Humane Society of the United States calls, rescue groups listen. So in April, when Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue was asked to assist in the largest horse impoundment ever in Maryland (and one of the largest in the nation), the Mount Airy-...