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  • 'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film before seeing it

    'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film  before seeing it
    Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here. I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...
  • Brent Bozell joins the right-wing chorus of complaints over HBO's 'Game Change'

    Brent Bozell joins the right-wing chorus of complaints over HBO's 'Game Change'
    And the hits keep coming ... Yesterday, I wrote about complaints lodged by members of Sarah Palin's Alaska posse against HBO's "Game Change," a film about the 2008 GOP presidential campaign that is scheduled to premiere March 10. You should know that...
  • Sarah Palin hitting back at HBO again -- and not very effectively

    Sarah Palin hitting back at HBO again -- and not very effectively
    After a failed attempt last week by her Alaska posse to discredit the HBO docudrama "Game Change," Sarah Palin took another shot at the film Thursday. But again, it was not very effective, and it looks like she is mainly helping create more buzz for the...
  • Palin TV-movie 'Game Change' pushes the limits of docudrama

    Palin TV-movie 'Game Change' pushes the limits of docudrama
    Sarah Palin says it's a lie. Her press spokeswoman calls it "sick." Other supporters of the former Alaska governor refer to it as a "hit job" — concocted by Hollywood leftists and the liberal media. Filmed in and around Baltimore last year, "HBO"...
  • Apodaca: Miss Universe gives more than beauty tips

    Shawn Weatherly Harris and I come from different backgrounds. A Southern belle who was anointed Miss Universe 1980, Shawn later became a successful actress with roles in TV shows such as "Baywatch" and "OceanQuest." While Shawn was collecting crowns...
  • PBS revisits 'An American Family' with condensation of original series

    Viewers who tuned in to PBS' "An American Family" in early 1973 bore witness to a piece of television history: the first "reality" series that featured TV's first gay character as well as a marriage on the rocks. Now, nearly 40 years later, PBS...
  • If schools neglect black history, all kids suffer

    If schools neglect black history, all kids suffer
    After shopping in downtown Tallahassee, Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson caught a city bus. They paid their dimes and, as usual, searched for seats in the "colored" section. Full. The front seat in the "whites" section had space. So they sat. Even...
  • Movie review: 'The Campaign'

    Movie review: 'The Campaign'
    Talk about your undecided voters. The new Will Ferrell/Zach Galifianakis vehicle "The Campaign" can't make up its mind about dumb versus smart, crass versus crass with a conscience, or cheap caricature versus satire stoked by a sincere call to action....
  • HBO's 'Game Change,' 'VEEP' make Baltimore a player at Emmys

    HBO's 'Game Change,' 'VEEP' make Baltimore a player at Emmys
    Whatever happens Sunday night in Los Angeles, Baltimore is already a winner when it comes to this year’s Emmy Awards. Last Saturday at the creative arts Emmys, which are awarded in off-camera categories, Baltimore casting director Pat Moran was...
  • Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys

    Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys
    The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
  • How Josh Gad was almost Cameron, and Sarah Palin led Jason Winer to '1600 Penn'

    How Josh Gad was almost Cameron,  and Sarah Palin led Jason Winer to '1600 Penn'
    Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...