| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Call it Christmas, call it Hanukkah, call it Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or Festivus. The truth is, we here at Hero ......
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Baltimore-born Thurgood Marshall, the civil rights lawyer and first black Supreme Court justice who was instrumental in ending Jim Crow segregation. His representation of schoolgirl Linda Brown...
| Jan 11, 2013
* (out of four)
Imagine if the “Paranormal Activity” films still featured loud noises and mysteriously falling pots and pans—only this time, they also included Marlon Wayans being raped by a ghost. Wouldn’t that be hilarious?
| Jan 17, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
First Jennifer Lawrence had “House at the End of the Street.” Now her fellow best actress Oscar nominee, Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), has her own PG-13-rated horror nonsense with “Mama,”...
| Jan 7, 2013
Within the first three minutes of our conversation, Marlon Wayans mocks my shoes, imagines an ethnically diverse array of naked women surrounding him, describes the peaceful way to strangle a cow and his plan to delay sitting on the toilet in order to...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:58 AM
When author Margaret Meacham was a little girl, she let her imagination soar while perched high in the branches of a buckeye tree in her family's Pittsburgh backyard.
Now, half a century after those leafy daydreams, the 60-year-old Meacham is a popular...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:20 AM
The Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour added extra tours to its 2012 schedule.
The tour offers a historic account of Kalamazoo County and adds in a little bit of the strange and haunted just in time for Halloween.
The tours will take place on Oct. 12,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Two of the most popular family Halloween attractions in Central Indiana are kicking off this weekend!
The Annual Boo at the Zoo begins Friday and runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the rest of the month.
The event features...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:11 PM
It’s Halloween time again which means several special events such as haunted houses pop up. The best event in terms of value, professionalism, and family-friendly (five years and older), is the Ghost Train produced by Los Angeles Live Steamers...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Russ Noratel is the first to say that his paranormal investigators aren't anything like the Ghostbusters of movie fame.
The Elkridge resident and author of "Ghosts of Ellicott City" wants to make clear that there are no such things as proton packs or...