Tony Glaros writes in his Laurel Leader column that visiting his mother in an assisted-living facility can be both fun and sobering. Fun because there are no filters there. She's 92 and, by golly, going to speak her mind.
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 productions and stars had a very big night, too.
Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie.
Fishing: Four Maryland residents - including two women from Baltimore -- will be featured Sunday night on "Hillbilly Handfishin' ", Animal Planet's latest reality show that brings people from urban areas to a remote part of Oklahoma to learn noodling, the art of catching catfish with your hands.