| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Comedian Sarah Silverman was criticized heavily Wednesday night after she tweeted a joke about being raped by Bill Cosby.
Silverman, who has more than 5 million followers, perhaps seeing the feedback the tweet was generating, later said she would have...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Netflix has postponed its scheduled broadcast later this month of a stand-up comedy special starring Bill Cosby, the latest salvo fired against the comedian who has been accused by several women of rape and sexual assault.
The announcement by Netflix on...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Bill Cosby invited the public Monday to turn pictures of him into Internet memes using a generator on his website that facilitates putting words onto the images he's offering and then sharing the results.
The results were brutal. The generator has...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:52 PM
For all of his wit, charm and success, a little bit of the boy who once was nicknamed "Fat Albert' still clings to "Today" show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker.
It's there in the excess 140 pounds that once draped Roker's frame. It's in his...
| Feb 25, 2013
Singer of Chicago blues
Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family.
A younger contemporary of...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After a decade performing for a rabid, nationwide jam-band fan base, particularly enthusiastic in South Florida, Perpetual Groove is down to its final six concerts, and Matt McDonald is feeling a familiar sense of excitement.
“It’s hard to...
| Mar 3, 2013
A businessman and competitive sailor, Frank Savage has benefited from following seas and been battered on rocky shoals.
Born in North Carolina and raised by a single mother in segregated Washington, Savage rose to prominence in the world of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Confession: I’ve seen about four episodes of “The Cosby Show” in their entirety, and that might be a stretch.
But while the lives of a close-knit, upper-middle-class family didn’t much appeal to me, I get that it was an...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Towson plays its final basketball games Saturday at the Towson Center, its home for 37 years. And then?
Lights out. Court adjourned.
Next year, the Tigers graduate to the Tiger Arena, a glitzy $72 million, 5,200-seat venue being built adjacent to the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
In 1965, Bill Cosby played the leading role in "I Spy," becoming the first African American to co-star on a television series and winning three consecutive Emmys in the process. In the '70s, he created the cartoons "Fat Albert" and "The Cosby Kids,"...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The University of Baltimore announced Thursday that entertainer Bill Cosby would deliver the school's commencement address.
Cosby will speak at the May 21 graduation ceremony. He'll also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.