| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:30 PM
For actor Hugo Weaving, the distance between his farm in Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles isn't just 7,500 miles, give or take. It's the distance between his identities as a pop culture icon and as a conservatory-trained actor who revels in the classical...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:51 PM
"Fast Five" co-stars Tyrese Gibson and Jordana Brewster will appear at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet September 16.
"Fast Five" is sponsoring the race -- dubbed the "Fast Five 225" -- in honor of the film's...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Dan Rodricks took a final shot at the Grand Prix critics, and honestly I'd had enough ("Grand Prix gripers: Give a little credit where it's due," Sept. 8). Controversy, controversy, controversy. I fully understand that conflict sells, but it is...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:50 AM
It can’t be easy for an artist to perform at a sporting event. The audience is there to watch sports, not to sing along to a top 40 song. And it doesn’t help that the crowd often comes ready to boo — whether it’s directed at the...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:11 AM
Luke Clausen found a rare day in June when, on the fourth day of the FLW Tour bass fishing tournament on the Potomac River out of National Harbor, he brought in 19 pounds, 4 ounces of fish, two pounds more than any other professional fishermen had...
| Sep 16, 2011
FRIDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| NASCAR || Sprint Cup: Geico 400, Practice || ESPN22 ||
|| Truck Series: Chicago, Qualifying || SPEED3:30 ||
|| N'wide: Dollar General 300, Practice || SPEED4:30 ||
|| Sprint Cup: Geico 400,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Because it's Good Friday, and because we all need a pick-me-up after this morning’s sour jobs data, here's yet another video of Warren Buffett doing his song-and-dance routine. This time, the venerable investor is singing "I’m only a Paper...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Scurry up into the metaphorical crow's nest and train your eyes on the calendar's horizon. You'll spot a fleet of festivals heading straight for Hampton Roads.
Spring is when outdoor parties start popping — right along with the flowers. This...
| Apr 12, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
My dad has loved the well-intentioned, dimwitted antics of Moe, Larry and Curly since he was a kid. He came with me to “The Three Stooges” and enjoyed it. That’s an endorsement from a true fan.
For those without...
| Jan 19, 2012
With attractions that include a world champion water skier, a speedboat that can make it from Baltimore to Annapolis in just over 14 minutes and photo opportunities with Capt. Jack Sparrow, you don't have to be in the market for a boat to enjoy this...
| Nov 27, 2011
Columbia-based Merkle is adding jobs at a breakneck pace — 200 this year and hundreds more in the past few years, during a time when many employers have held the line or cut back.
Total workforce: 1,500. That's a heck of a change since chief...