| Aug 18, 2011
| 6:06 PM
On the day I’m writing this, I’m about 3% wealthier than I was the day before, when I was about 5% wealthier than the day before, at which point I was about 10% poorer than I was the day before that.
I watch the stock market a lot. I’...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Eight Republican candidates for president gather today at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley for a 105-minute debate that is likely to focus on the race’s new front-runner, Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Perry, who vaulted into the lead among ...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Does anyone in charge at NBC News have any sense of journalistic standards? How about any sense of shame?
I have been banging away at NBC News since at least the days of the suck-up White House interview the network's bowing anchorman, Brian Williams,...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Nine-year-old Caine Monroy is totally nonplussed by the attention his homemade cardboard arcade received this week after the short film "Caine's Arcade" went viral on the Internet.
The documentary was directed by Nirvan Mullick, an L.A. filmmaker who...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Our rundown of what's going on in for the week of 1/9-1/15
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Beauty and the Beast 3-D
The Iron Lady
First Week In (series debut; 9 p.m.; Discovery)
America’s Money Class With...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Picking up where their last debate left off, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich resumed battling Thursday night over personal integrity and the tenor of their respective campaigns, each accusing the other of unfair character attacks.
Romney, clearly itching...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:44 PM
2 stars (out of 4)
Where’s Jessica Rabbit when you need her? At least the cartoon starlet of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” had a sense of humor that might’ve helped her fellow vamp, Lana Del Rey, rise above the ho-hum on “Born...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
The knock on Lana Del Rey is that she’s all style and no substance, a pouty product placement trading on unearned hipster cred that was essentially manufactured by a major-label marketing machine.
Put another way, she’s the ideal embodiment...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Local TV news ratings in Baltimore are rarely news.
The market has been dominated for a long time by a back-and-forth battle between WJZ and WBAL. Since the mid-1990s, most years ended in some version of a split decision, with both stations claiming...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 2:02 PM
It's hard to shock people with stories of JFK's womanizing, but a new tell-all book by Mimi Alford may just do that. Alford says she was just 19 when she started a White House internship and began a sexual affair with president John F. Kennedy. She...