| Jan 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here's a big question: When does old age begin? Will 30 years do it? Is being 50 and the holder of an AARP card with senior discounts enough? Both would be wrong guesses. Until recently, I hadn't thought much about it. Yet, I got the answer to this...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Errant followers of this blog may recall that this summer I went with a couple of friends to Iceland where we gallivanted around, interviewed the mayor of Reykjavik, and stayed in the band Of Monsters and Men’s old apartment.
My friend Trin went...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Never before has an interview subject assumed/joked that RedEye was a communist newspaper. Fans of Boots Riley’s veteran, socially conscious hip-hop act The Coup probably won’t be surprised that he mentioned it.
“Do people assume that...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The storm that devastated much of Maryland on Friday, known as a "derecho", not the first of its kind to strike the state, but its impact was among the most severe and widespread.
Derechos are widespread storms in which multiple bands of strong storms...
| Jun 5, 2012
I don't mean to alarm anyone, but I have uncovered something terrifying.
The Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago may be more than just an innocent monument to opulence. I have reason to believe that under the leadership of a former British spy,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Brooks and Nolan Bauer, a rare set of "momo" twins, are finally home with their parents in White Marsh.
"They were really premature, eight weeks early," Katie Bauer said Saturday, recounting the first time she saw her sons. "They told us they might be on...
| Jul 18, 2012
Their parents joke that they spend so much time on their smartphones and computers, older teenagers are surgically attached to them. But spending a lot of time online does not necessarily mean they have the Internet search skills to find accurate...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:25 PM
For almost five years IronPigs fans have dreamed about seeing Rich Thompson wearing a Major League uniform. They apparently are getting their wish -- although not with the Phillies. The Phillies have reportedly traded Rich Thompson to Tampa Bay in...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:39 PM
She's selling out concerts and inspiring fervent devotion, but Japan’s Hatsune Miku is virtually a star...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding...