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  • Making Plank's optimism contagious

    Making Plank's optimism contagious
    OK, I have to confess that Kevin Plank is one of my heroes. The recent interview with him ("Plank is out to sell city on itself," Nov. 2) was so encouraging regarding Mr. Plank's vision for both Baltimore and Under Armour that I am for once proud of our...
  • Clive Barker on ‘Nightbreed’: ‘Where there are monsters, I feel home’

     
    In 1990, horror novelist Clive Barker released “Nightbreed,” his second feature film as a writer-director. The follow-up to his provocative […]...
  • Film Review: 'The Voice of Sokurov'

    in Finnish helmer Leena Kilpelainen's enjoyable docu "The Voice of Sokurov." Those hoping for a full biography should look elsewhere, and the film does little to illuminate his working methods. Instead, Kilpelainen's interviews, shot over five years yet...
  • A foreign legion for losers [Commentary]

    A foreign legion for losers [Commentary]
    On the Internet, you're never really alone. Name any fad, any cause, any hobby or passion -- Shaker furniture? Dungeons and Dragons, Bolivian tree frogs? -- and you're only a few clicks away from someone who shares your obsession. That's great. It's...
  • Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement

    Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement
    Denis Johnson tends to let his work speak for itself. Since the publication of his debut novel, "Angels," in 1983 he's written some of the most essential books in contemporary American literature, but he doesn't often talk about them. "My general policy,"...
  • 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...
  • Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists

    Allentown arena debut challenges pessimists
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski told me there was a moment Friday night that really excited him. He was walking out of the sold-out Eagles concert in the city's new arena, he looked down Seventh Street — and he saw nine taxis lined up. Not nine...
  • The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

    The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
    With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
  • Kittleman for county executive

    Kittleman for county executive
    There may be no race in the state (up to and including that for governor) that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both...
  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
  • New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics

    New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics
    At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired. That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...