Jack Gerbes is a salesman. On a given day, he might be driving around the state, looking for the perfect Victorian house or an old granary silo that can be used in a film shoot instead of a department store.
One former big-name guest who didn't make it to the "The Late Show with David Letterman" tour was Orioles manager Buck Showalter, who in a 1992 epsiode tried to teach a then-45-year-old Letterman how to be a ballplayer.
Weren't we terrible for allowing the AIDS epidemic to go unchecked for so long in New York in the 1980s? It's a question HBO's new film "The Normal Heart" will make you consider. Are we terrible now for not doing more to stop it worldwide?
Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced to seven years in federal prison Wednesday for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including Baltimore, where the scheme unraveled last summer.