Just as premium channels like HBO started making their own films in the 1980s to wrest control from the broadcast networks and Hollywood production companies, so are distributors like Hulu and Netflix trying to do to the cable industry today.
Yesterday Gov. Martin O'Malley announced that "House of Cards" — a Washington-based TV series starring Kevin Spacey — will be filmed in Baltimore this spring, making it the third political drama to be produced in Maryland in less than a year.
After retiring as head of publications for the U.S. Department of State in September 2009, George Clack, then 63, figured he had the time to devote to writing an online journal. Now he teaches his craft.
By By Janene Holzberg and Special to The Baltimore Sun