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  • 2012 in review

    2012 in review
    It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1. But if the state's newly...
  • 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...
  • Donnie Andrews dies at 58; killer an inspiration for TV character

    Like the television character he helped inspire, Donnie Andrews lived by a code. In his earlier years, when he was robbing rival dealers as a young hustler in West Baltimore — experiences that would later form the basis for the popular Omar Little...
  • Dominic West - From 'The Wire' to 'The Hour' and beyond

    Dominic West - From 'The Wire' to 'The Hour' and beyond
    There is certainly no shortage of outstanding leading men working in American TV drama these days. Jon Hamm, Damian Lewis and Michael C. Hall to name a few. But it would be hard to find any whose proven range is greater than that of Dominic West, star of...
  • Alan Sepinwall touts the newfound legitimacy of TV

    Alan Sepinwall touts the newfound legitimacy of TV
    When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...
  • 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...
  • A caw in 49ers country

    A caw in 49ers country
    When Eastern Shore native Peter Michaels Allen moved to San Francisco two years ago, he made sure he had a way to make money and a place to sleep before getting to the really important stuff — finding a place to watch his Ravens. Though they're...
  • Ravens fans blog their Super Bowl trips

    Ravens fans blog their Super Bowl trips
    Leading up to and after the Super Bowl, we'll be sharing dispatches sent to us by Ravens fans going to New Orleans. We hope that "Super Fans: A fan's-eye view of XLVII" allows the rest of Ravens Nation to share in their experience. Posts will be...
  • 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...