Sean Penn has been in the news lately — not for his acting ability but for his journalism skills. Recently Mr. Penn traveled to Mexico to interview "El Chapo" Guzman, the well known drug lord. Although I am not sure how much Mr. Penn gleaned from the Guzman interview, the publicity caused me to think about some of the so-called legends I've interviewed throughout the years — right here in Baltimore.
Carine McCandless, sister of the infamous Chris McCandless, whose journey of solitude through the wilderness in Alaska was canonized in the Jon Krakauer's novel "Into the Wild", will discuss her recently published book "The Wild Truth" in Arbutus.
What a great weekend: HBO sent a screener for "Phil Spector," a made for TV movie about the legendary music producer, starring Al Pacino and Helen Mirren. Barry Levinson is the executive producer, with David Mamet as writer and director.