| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Last Sunday, "Girls," HBO's much-talked-about comedy, debuted its second season. I should qualify that "much-talked-about" description, since "Girls" is really only a major discussion point among young liberal urbanites around the country. It's in matters...
| Jan 30, 2013
In the style of many, many closing moments of "Entourage" episodes, let us raise a glass/bottle/any container containing an alcoholic beverage: The initially great, then good, then progressively disappointing HBO series has received the official green...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Penn Jillette is, famously, not a religious man, but his visit to South Florida for performances at the Hard Rock this weekend is a pilgrimage of sorts.
“Without Randi, there would be no Penn & Teller,” says the magician, author and star...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:44 PM
"VEEP," the Baltimore-made political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, will start its second season April 14, HBO announced Monday.
Here is the release from HBO:
The Emmy®-nominated comedy series VEEP kicks off its ten-episode second...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Arguably best-known as manic Hollywood agent Ari Gold on "Entourage," multiple Emmy winner Jeremy Piven departs considerably from that persona to play the mogul behind a legendary London department store in this drama series from writer Andrew Davies ("...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Until recently, the Vera Wang bridal shop in Singapore imposed a non-refundable $482 fee to try on dresses. And last month a health food retailer in Australia posted this notice on its door: “As of the first of February, this store will be...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Mary Michaels keeps a bucket of treats under the counter for people who come in with dogs. She greets customers by first name. A woman walks in the front door just to tell Michaels that she's having a second baby.
Michaels owns Almor Wine & Spirits on...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Think of it as "The Real Entourage": Boston brothers Donnie and Mark Wahlberg are bringing a new reality series about their family to A&E.
"The Wahlburgers" will follow the one-time New Kid on the Block and the man formerly known as Marky Mark as they...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Baltimore's favorite half-man, half-fish, Olympian extraordinaire Michael Phelps, will have a cameo on the midseason premiere of USA's "Suits."
Phelps will play himself, the only athlete whom lawyer Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) could never land....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early in the new season of "Homeland," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, Saul Berenson sits with a tumbler of whiskey in his hand and a defeated look on his face.
"I'm not temperamentally suited to the job," says the veteran...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Seth Meyers and Hannibal Buress are coming home for the fifth annual TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival in June.
Evanston native Meyers, who runs the "Saturday Night Live" writers' room and "Weekend Update," is one of the festival's anchors--get...