| Jul 15, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Money in the Bank is a pay-per-view that can help change the landscape of WWE for the remainder of the year.
This year's installment featured two Money in the Bank ladder matches, two title matches and a number of additional unannounced matches.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Ron Paul says it would help Mitt Romney politically to release more of his tax returns.
The longtime congressman from Texas and GOP presidential candidate is the latest in a number of Republicans who think the presumptive GOP nominee would be wise to...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Every writer -- even the great ones -- suffers rejection. Several years ago, The Missouri Review went digging in the Alfred A. Knopf archives and retrieved a collection of in-house readers' reports documenting the publisher's rejection of several...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 7:28 AM
If you think summer blockbuster movies deliver big dollar figures, wait until Travelers' new documentary comes out Aug. 25.
It's not that it will make a lot of money. It's free and will air on public television. But the subject of the film is a...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Marc Maron is nothing if not perceptive about his own tics, as his Twitter feed will attest. “My Jewish stomach doesn't like Korean food,” he posted recently, and then asked: “Racist?” Both profoundly insecure and deeply ambitious,...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:07 AM
The complaints about NBC not showing marquee events like swimming have not abated, but the network is claiming another night of record viewing Sunday night, based on preliminary overnights.
Meanwhile WBAL, the network's Baltimore affiliate, is boasting...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:43 PM
"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough."
The early morning air is filled with the chatter of birdsong. The chirrups and twitters seem to be telling me that time's a wasting, but I roll over and...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took her case for cutting a deal that will bring table games to a planned downtown casino to the city's House delegation last night, telling lawmakers the legislation expected to be considered in a special session next...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Throngs of people weighed in on the Chick-fil-A debate at stores across the United States on Wednesday, buying chicken sandwiches to show their support for the restaurant chain and its president's opposition to same-sex marriage.
Former Arkansas Gov....
| Aug 2, 2012
"From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg
Every child fantasizes about running away from home to teach his or her parents a lesson. One summer, 12-year-old Claudia showed me exactly how it could be done, in comfort and...