| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Amid last year’s Opening Day fanfare there was a somber feeling in the press box at Camden Yards -- a reminder we had lost some old friends the previous offseason, including a longtime sportswriter, an Orioles superfan and Hall of Fame manager...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Left-hander Zach Britton was so pumped after throwing two scoreless innings Monday and picking up the win in the Orioles' 2-1 Opening Day victory against the Boston Red Sox that he talked after the game about how great it was to make his first major...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:01 PM
In the West Town loft that Jessica Charlesworth shares with husband, Tim Parsons, along the back wall, on a row of metal filing cabinets, a kaleidoscope of Post-it notes waved in a soft draft, each a kind of dispatch from the future. I leaned in to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The exhausted mockumentary genre provides yet another reason for its demise in "Authors Anonymous," a tenaciously unfunny comedy about an amateur writers group that goes into crisis mode when its dumbest member lands a book deal.
Full of preening idiots...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Many years ago, when she was relatively new to the world of photography — to the world, actually, since she was only 7 years old — Stephanie Freid-Perenchio went on a family vacation to Yosemite National Park and, oh, let's let her tell the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Found-footage movies have had a mixed record lately, with the horror genre particularly taking its lumps.
Can a movie with that conceit and a time-travel premise break the streak?
We were all set to find out in a few weeks, on Feb. 28, exactly, with...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The parrot wasn't talking.
"I'm teaching her to say, 'I miss Mace,''' said Mace Neufeld, who at 85 reckons the bird, whose name is Margie, will outlast him.
With no words of affection forthcoming, Neufeld, a New Yorker who landed in Beverly Hills back...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
There were squads of FBI agents watching Steven Mandell around the clock in the days before he allegedly intended to kidnap and murder a suburban businessman.
Working in eight-hour shifts, surveillance teams staked out Mandell’s home in Buffalo...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The list of Hollywood franchises based on videogames pretty much begins and ends with Screen Gems' "Resident Evil" series. But if Electronic Arts has its way, its Aaron Paul-starrer "Need for Speed," which throttles into theaters March 14, not only will...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:40 PM
In 1980, Tom Clancy was making a decent living as an insurance agent. But underwriting fire, casualty and car policies wasn't the stuff of his dreams.
In his spare time he began to plot a novel — about an ex-Marine who worked for the CIA and a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The Orioles released a statement Wednesday afternoon with principal owner Peter G. Angelos' comments about best-selling author Tom Clancy, a minority owner for the team who died Tuesday at age 66.
The statement reads:
For decades, Tom Clancy...