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  • Database catalogs movie firearms

    This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...
  • The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi

    The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi
    Happy Super Bowl Monday, Baltimore. Unsurprisingly, game-related topics are getting a lot of attention online today, along with several news stories that broke as the weekend was commencing. That latter category includes the possibility of large, free Wi-...
  • Baltimore guitarist brings lessons into school classrooms

    Baltimore guitarist brings lessons into school classrooms
    Chris Dunn called the class to order with a simple instruction: "One, two, ready, strum." A torrent of E minor chords — or close enough — from nearly a dozen guitars filled the room at the Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 309: 'The Suicide King'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 309: 'The Suicide King'
    And we're back! After a two month break for the holidays and football playoffs, AMC's The Walking Dead returned to the airwaves Sunday night with a fairly strong effort to kick off the final eight episodes of season three. Sunday night's episode, The...
  • 2/13/2013-No Gold Watch?

    2/13/2013-No Gold Watch?
      According to Wikipedia, the Catholic Church continues to grow in spite of the pedophile scandals. It's a little down in Europe, but in the rest of the world, the church is growing. As of 2007, the church membership was 17 percent of the world's...
  • Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny

    Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny
    It's easy enough to see Yannis Pappas for free. The Brooklyn-born comedian has performed widely onstage and on TV, but two of his most prolific acts are characters who star in YouTube videos: Greek restaurant owner (and chain-smoking video blogger) Mr....
  • Biblioracle: Tom Sawyer economy

    Biblioracle: Tom Sawyer economy
    Amazon has purchased the book-oriented social networking site Goodreads for an undisclosed sum. Speculation from Bloomberg Businessweek based on other social media properties (like Instagram and LinkedIn) puts the market price close to $1 billion. Other...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina rock the place

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina rock the place
    It's "Latin Night" and at the top of the show, Tom tells us the stars will have "a chance to dance for immunity." I do not like that sound of that one little bit. Mark Ballas is wearing a color-coordinated fedora. Guess how I feel about that. Also, I&...
  • Review: A night of Riehm rattles and excites

    Review: A night of Riehm rattles and excites
    Although Pier Paolo Pasolini was best known as an Italian filmmaker, he called himself a poet and his Wikipedia entry begins by also describing him as a journalist, philosopher, linguist, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, columnist, actor, painter,...
  • Berkuta chosen for annual Kiwanis honor

    Berkuta chosen for annual Kiwanis honor
    As a resident of the city for more than 37 years, Nick Berkuta has waited a long time to receive the distinction of being chosen La Cañadan of the Year. But he said at a La Cañada Kiwanis Club ceremony at Descanso Gardens on Wednesday afternoon that his...
  • 5/8/2013-Good Times At City Hall

    5/8/2013-Good Times At City Hall
    The CEO of Yahoo is right. There's something to be said for being in the office with your fellow employees. I had an entirely different cartoon in mind for today when a staffer came up to me and said, "Are you going to draw a cartoon about Mayor Caviar?"...