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  • Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'

    Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'
    It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging. The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
  • The Ravens won this Super Bowl for Baltimore, for all of us

    The Ravens won this Super Bowl for Baltimore, for all of us
    "Baltimore!" It was the first thing Ray Lewis said as he stood on the field, Vince Lombardi Trophy in hand, confetti drifting down around him. He'd said it before, three times in a row, at the Ravens send-off the week before. "Baltimore! Baltimore!...
  • Have gun control advocates never seen 'The Wire'?

    Once again, politicians and appointed police chiefs have shown how out of touch they are ("Chief calls for stricter gun laws," Jan. 31). Criminals do not register their guns, and out of the 200-plus murders in Baltimore City last year, not one was...
  • The world now knows Baltimore as a city of champions [Editorial]

    "We won!" people around here shouted Sunday night as the Ravens took their second national championship in Super Bowl XLVIII. Those two words are significant. It wasn't just the Ravens who won. It was also "we," as in those who live and work in the...
  • Biblioracle: The outer limits of TV

    Biblioracle: The outer limits of TV
    I have a long love of television. Growing up in Chicago during the broadcast-only days of channels 2, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 32, I would be up early to watch the test pattern before the day's programming had even begun. After-school hours were reserved for...
  • Baltimore-based Veteran Artist Program seeks to propel veterans into mainstream arts community

    Baltimore-based Veteran Artist Program seeks to propel veterans into mainstream arts community
    When bad luck struck, John Mann was all but certain that he'd have to abandon his dreams. In 2005, Mann was a 28-year-old film school graduate who was just starting to make inroads in the difficult East Coast television industry. He hoped to one day...
  • Goldberg: Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals

    Goldberg: Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals
    "We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through their...
  • Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals

    Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals
    "We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
  • Novelist Taiye Selasi, hailed as next big literary star, visits Baltimore

    Novelist Taiye Selasi, hailed as next big literary star, visits Baltimore
    Taiye Selasi's debut novel has been in publication for less than a week. But even before a single copy was sold, the glamorous 33-year-old was being hailed as the newest star of the literary world. Selasi's publisher, The Penguin Group, is promoting...
  • Review: 'Chicago P.D.' plays it by the book

    There is a lot to be said for the good old-fashioned police procedural of the sort that, in the days before cable, once dominated television. With its hard-R ways and highfalutin literary ambitions, cable gave us twisted-up complications, as in HBO's...
  • Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'

    Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'
    When Nic Pizzolatto was 5, he had an epiphany. It wasn't the usual childhood one about finger-painting or bike-riding or other regular kid stuff. It was that one day he would die. "You know how people say that young people feel immortal? I don't know...