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  • Revisit 'old-school' police programs

    Revisit 'old-school' police programs
    The recent influx of citizen unrest due to a rash of officer-related homicides has left the American citizenry skeptical of the greater good police departments bring to communities nationwide, especially that of traditionally violent neighborhoods that...
  • CNN's Mike Rowe out to rewire Baltimore's image

    CNN's Mike Rowe out to rewire Baltimore's image
    Update: Since this post appeared on Nov. 6, Rowe and David Simon, the creator of HBO's "The Wire," have had a back-and-forth on their blogs about the city's image. It started with Rowe's Nov. 6 post below. Read Simon's subsequent post here, and another...
  • Promote this house

    Promote this house
    As a young man, Kevin Plank may have been a middling football player with a big future in sportswear, but these days, he is showing the potential to be a top-ranked cheerleader. The message from the Under Armour CEO is as uplifting as the company's TV ads...
  • Why, despite its potential, Baltimore remains a B-list city

    Why, despite its potential, Baltimore remains a B-list city
    It's great to have a business owner like Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank promoting Baltimore to outsiders as well as to residents ("Plank says city must lose 'chip on our shoulder,'" Nov. 2). However, I find it unfortunate that anyone from Baltimore...
  • International Star You Should Know: Tahar Rahim

    In 2009, Tahar Rahim galvanized audiences in Jacques Audiard's gritty prison drama "A Prophet." Since then, the 33-year-old French actor has built his career in acclaimed international arthouse pics, including Asghar Farhadi's "The Past"; Rebecca...
  • Watch: Amazon Releases Full Trailer for Cop Drama 'Bosch' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Amazon Studios has released the first trailer for "Bosch," its forthcoming original series based on Michael Connelly's best-selling books about an LAPD homicide detective. In the series, Hollywood detective Harry Bosch works to solve the murder of a 13-...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap: Survivors taste good

    'The Walking Dead' recap: Survivors taste good
    Poor Bob. Poor, poor Bob. It's not often that one of the side characters on "The Walking Dead" gets a nice moment. Usually, all the joy, relief, laughter and romance are reserved for Rick, Daryl, Michonne or a select few other favorite characters. The...
  • 'Alpha House' Creator Garry Trudeau: Amazon Wants to Rival HBO Originals

    Garry Trudeau, who has inked the politically charged "Doonesbury" comic strip since 1970, has found himself in the vanguard of over-the-top TV programming. Trudeau's "Alpha House," a political satire starring John Goodman as a senator rooming with...
  • 'The Affair' Will Shatter Your Own Comfort Zone

    'The Affair' Will Shatter Your Own Comfort Zone
    Want to watch something really scary? Want to see something on television that's practically guaranteed to keep you and your spouse awake, lying rigidly next to each other in bed and attentive to clues about whether anything wicked is lurking outside your...
  • Frances McDormand embraces abrasive 'Olive Kitteridge'

    A middle-aged man surprises his wife with a card for Valentine's Day: "To My Darling Wife," it reads. Hours later, he finds it in the garbage beneath a pile of kitchen scraps and, understandably hurt, looks to his wife for explanation. "I already read...
  • Plank says city must lose 'chip on our shoulder'

    Plank says city must lose 'chip on our shoulder'
    On sunny days, the harbor sparkles as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank looks out from his Tide Point corner office. Across the water, he can see Canton and Fells Point, where his development firm is turning Recreation Pier into a 128-room hotel. Plank...