Being snubbed might have been the best thing to happen to Ben Affleck. His film ¿Argo¿ took the best picture Oscar on Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards -- more than a little solace, perhaps, for being snubbed in the directing category.
Late last month, Tom Cruise heroically came to Sara Lindsey's rescue. More recently, Matt Damon offered the Howard County native a boatload of money to allow his corporation to lease her land. Granted, these events happen in the movies and not in real life, but it's all pretty exciting just the same.
Boyd Tompkies grew up racing boats with his father in New Zealand but has now combined his love for being on the water into a career selling inflatables and soon operating a marina in Annapolis. Tomkies will speak about his businesses at the Marine and Maritime Career Fair at Annapolis High.