| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:11 PM
24 hours of "A Christmas Story" (TBS, Tuesday and Wednesday). Jean Shepherd's hardy holiday classic turns 30 this year. (I will pause for those who need to sit for a second in order to take that number in.) Adding tradition to tradition, TBS will again...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
"Sherlock" (PBS, Sundays). Wreathed in the glory that is Benedict Cumberbatch's current status as an international sex symbol -- "The Thinking Woman's Crumpet," he has been called, in the land of crumpets -- comes the third season of Mark Gatiss and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Shirley Mitchell, a veteran film and TV actress who was believed to be the last surviving adult cast member of TV's legendary sitcom "I Love Lucy," has died at 94.
Mitchell, who played Lucy's friend Marion during the 1953-54 season, died of heart...
| Dec 4, 2013
After announcing back in October that it would rerelease "The Christmas Episode" of "I Love Lucy" in color, CBS has now shared a first look at the newly colorful episode....
| Nov 14, 2013
Shirley Mitchell, the actress who played Marion Strong, Lucy Ricardo's friend on the classic TV show "I Love Lucy," has passed away at the age of 94....
| Dec 20, 2013
The "I Love Lucy Christmas Special" features two episodes, both from 1956: "The Christmas Episode" and one of the all-time favorites, "Lucy's Italian Movie." The episodes are colorized, which could incite purists to revolt. Take heart, though....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions about the Ravens' 12-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday.
Andy in Hagerstown: I've been on board with Joe Flacco and this coaching staff, but I am off the bandwagon....
| Sep 25, 2011
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles — not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa Monica Mountains. This means you'll be well-fed, well-rested and...
| Apr 22, 2011
Madelyn Pugh Davis, who with her writing partner Bob Carroll Jr. made television history in the 1950s writing Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz's landmark situation comedy "I Love Lucy," has died. She was 90.
Davis, a pioneering female radio and TV comedy...
| May 24, 2011
On National Compliment Day, The Faker set her alarm early and spent an extra 20 minutes primping. She donned her cutest jeans, her of-the-moment-est kicks and hit the pavement by 8 a.m., ready for the compliments to start pouring in.
She's still waiting....
| Dec 4, 2011
The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....