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  • Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation

    Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation
    Is the tide shifting on a controversial bill that would give the government and copyright holders broad new powers to stop online piracy? Over the weekend, the White House signaled that it has strong reservations about the controversial Stop Online...
  • Wikipedia plans protest blackout today

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don't be surprised if you can't find Wikipedia today. The online encyclopedia's English language website is down until midnight. The 24-hour blackout is to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress. The Stop...
  • Dustin Wong will make your dream into music

    Dustin Wong will make your dream into music
    Dreaming — that crazy thing (Wikipedia is blocked today out of SOPA/PIPA disgust so that's the best you get) that leads to winning lotto numbers, religious awakenings, new crushes and generally freaked-out, what-just-happened reactions — is...
  • Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk

    Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk
    A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents. In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
  • Wikipedia, Google y otros protagonizan protesta virtual por legislación en EEUU

    Wikipedia, Google y otros protagonizan protesta virtual por legislación en EEUU
    Wikipedia bloqueó el miércoles el acceso a sus artículos en inglés y Google ennegreció el logo de su página inicial, sumándose a la protesta de otros cibersitios contra una legislación pendiente en el Congreso estadounidense destinada a cerrar los...
  • Community Commentary: Atheist's arguments narrow, redundant

    Bruce Gleason's columns, including his latest on evolution and creationism ("On Faith: Where did we really come from?" Jan. 13), all make the same simple arguments: 1) Intelligent, thinking people don't — or shouldn't — have any religious...
  • Perry Hall: Groundhog's prediction casts a shadow on our weather

    As the last days of January go by, no snow has accumulated in the Perry Hall/Kingsville neighborhoods. While snow lovers and students yearn for sledding and days off from school, the rest of us quietly rejoice with the passing of each snowless day. I...
  • 'MasterChef' auditions coming to Chicago, 'House Hunters' hits Lou Malnati's, Common cast in indie film

    'MasterChef' auditions coming to Chicago, 'House Hunters' hits Lou Malnati's, Common cast in indie film
    If you’re a great cook and wouldn’t mind getting screamed at by a guy who looks like a Scottish Nick Nolte, the casting directors of Fox’s “MasterChef” want to talk to you. The Gordon Ramsay-hosted reality show will hold...
  • Brian Posehn is more metal than you

    Brian Posehn is more metal than you
    Photo by Joe Giron On The Sarah Silverman Program, comedian Brian Posehn became the ungayest-looking gay man in television history. With his nerd glasses, gravelly stoner voice and Black Sabbath T-shirt, he played Silverman’s next-door neighbor...
  • Messi no es mejor que Pelé

    Messi no es mejor que Pelé
    Cuando se trata de modas —esas cosas que se ponen de boga durante un tiempo y luego desaparecen como el papel higiénico en el inodoro— suelo ser muy conservador y crítico radical. Es por eso que nunca he sido seguidor de las Gagas, los...
  • December 26 - January 1 in nightlife: New Year's Eve, The Roots, Matisyahu

    December 26 - January 1 in nightlife: New Year's Eve, The Roots, Matisyahu
    Ah, it's finally here - December 31. Yes, the end of the year, but also that special night when Baltimore bars stay open all night long thanks to a wonderful, archaic state law. Later this week we'll put together a list of all (ok, most) of the bars...