| May 21, 2012
| 5:36 AM
Summer arrives early in the state capital with the opening of the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre's 46th season of presenting "theater under the stars," which begins May 24 with Cole Porter's classic "Anything Goes."
The musical, the updated, 2011 Tony...
| Aug 27, 2012
Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for giving voice to Count von Count, the silly but instructional vampire mathematician on television's "Sesame Street," died Thursday at his home in Cape Cod, Mass., the Sesame Workshop announced. He was 78....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:45 PM
If you've ever attended an Ozomatli concert, you know it's sort of like being swept up in a Disneyland parade for adults. The unclassifiable L.A. band -- OK, call its members Latino-hip-hop-reggae-rockers, if you must -- is known for a kinetically feel-...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Bob Alsfasser used to drive a semi, sometimes not seeing his family in
South Bend for weeks.
Ramiro Rodriguez used to work long hours at the Walgreens in Niles in
his role as assistant manager.
These days, both men no longer have to worry about being...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
No need to bone up on the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith before attending "The Book of Mormon" at the Pantages Theatre. Just know that this exceedingly naughty, though in the end disarmingly nice, show is devised by the minds behind "South Park" and that...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Green Bay television station NBC26 made fun of the infamous replacement referees who botched Monday night's football game by using a replacement weather guy on its show.
The substitute weatherman sounded like a "Sesame Street" character and said that...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Cake is Generation X’s Cheap Trick. Everyone likes them, finds their music to be funny, ironic, danceable and perhaps not very deep, and few profess to be fanatical. They float above generic boundaries; if you’re narrow-minded, you can...
| Apr 28, 2012
So what would Beethoven drive?
I'm not sure that putting anyone that headstrong behind the wheel would be a great idea. He'd likely scream at his publisher on his cellphone while driving, impatiently tailgate, cut people off. He'd speed for sure and...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:09 AM
SEATTLE (AP) — Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers' behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found.
The results were modest and faded over time, but may hold promise...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A fourth accuser is coming forward to claim he engaged in underage sex with former "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash.
On Monday, Florida-based attorney Jeff Herman filed his third lawsuit alleging that Clash, now 52, engaged in sex with minors....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Cecil Singleton had settled in to watch an episode of "Parenthood" when he caught a TV news teaser featuring the words "Elmo sex scandal." A man had accused puppeteer Kevin Clash — the man behind the world's most popular Sesame Street puppet —...