| Oct 31, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Tonight's Halloween show was hard to take seriously, what with all the special effects, overblown makeup and costumes, and ridiculous props. Fun, nonetheless.
Cheesiest props: J.R. Martinez and partner Karina Smirnoff for use of caskets, fake lightning...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Although Margaret Cho's latest concert film, "Cho Dependent," will close Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival that begins Thursday, the comedian herself cannot make the 30th annual event.
She's on the road.
In "Cho Dependent,"...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:14 PM
Tonight's special entertainment on DWTS was geared toward the tween crowd.
Justin Bieber. Live. Ouch.
As Randy Jackson would say, it was a bit pitchy. And he topped off the whole mess by wearing a shiny, bedazzled purple jacket.
He fared better...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:23 PM
We've finally reached the semi-finals -- leaving just four couples in the competition.
Contestants had a tall order to fill tonight with three dances apiece: two individual dances (including an Argentine tango that this week allowed lifts), and a group...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Really?! That silly inflatable rainbow was back on stage for an encore?
So, tonight's semi-finals results show opened with a second helping of Rob Kardashian's and Cheryl Burke's Carnival samba.
New juicy, self-deprecating morsels about Rob are...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:32 PM
The finale of "Dancing with the Stars" summed up season 13 in an over-dramatized recap of Ricki Lake conquering her personal demons, J.R. Martinez exposing his vulnerability and Rob Kardashian blossoming from a boy into a man. Yup, that about sums it up,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Katie Couric’s visit last week to Baltimore’s WMAR proved at least one thing: She is serious about making her new daytime talk show, “Katie,” a winner. She did not do such intense promotion in the summer of 2006 even when she was...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:21 PM
A star-studded evening at the Music Center in Los Angeles honored Orange County philanthropist Henry T. Segerstrom at the 2012 Dizzy Feet Foundation Celebration of Dance.
The July 28 gala evening welcomed the founding namesake of Orange County's...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
"I Am Divine," a documentary on the life and career of Baltimore's favorite home-grown drag queen, was to make its debut Saturday night at the South by Southwest arts festival in Austin, Texas.
Director Jeffrey Schwarz, interviewed for SXSW's online...
| Sep 9, 2012
Ricki Lake jumps off the couch and struts across the expansive set of her new talk show in a pair of killer black YSL Trib Toos.
"Divine taught me to walk in high heels," she says. "He said, 'Honey, I'm gonna show you how to walk in those things.' He...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates.
Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...