| May 27, 2011
Maryland is no stranger to movies and TV, but with the filming of the HBO political drama "Game Change" here, our small state has taken on its toughest role ever -- Alaska.
Yet production designer Michael Corenblith and set decorator Tiffany Zappulla...
| Dec 27, 2011
I've made a disturbing discovery: I am a member of the conservative "establishment." I felt like Michael Douglas at the end of "Falling Down": "I'm the bad guy?"
For the last few years, the rank and file of the GOP and the conservative movement have...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:57 PM
I just walked out of a dark room after spending two hours with the screener for "Game Change," the HBO film about the 2008 Republican presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Based on a best-selling, non-fiction book about the historic race,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:14 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:41 AM
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"...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Just one week after a winning interview with comedian Jon Stewart, Fox News host Chris Wallace stumbled in his conversation with what looked like a much friendlier guest, Michele Bachmann, the hottest new GOP presidential candidate.
In response to what...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Let's clear the air with regard to who is writing to you. I registered as a Republican while I was in serving in the U.S. Navy in the Gulf of Tonkin in 1972. I am politically to the right of Rush Limbaugh, admire Sean Hannity and think that the tea...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 1:15 PM
In 2009, FAMILY GUY earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series, making it only the second animated series in television history to be honored with such a distinction. Since its debut in 1999, the animated series has attracted an...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:41 AM
Sarah Palin's political action committee raised more than $1.6 million in the first half of the year, it announced Thursday.
The federal PAC spent nearly the same amount -- $1,591,520 -- in the same period. Of that, $65,000 went to candidates and...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:35 PM
"I personally believe whoever wins that straw poll, they will be the next president of the United States." — Gov.Rick Scott.
President Herman Cain?
Hey, never question Scott's impeccable political acumen.
I've watched the Republican debate and I'...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Steve Almond has done some fairly stupid things in his lifetime. He played the Violent Femmes' “Add It Up” while DJ'ing a summer-camp dance filled with 6-year-olds. (Need you be reminded, that's the song in which Gordon Gano asks, “Why...