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-------------------- The Story of America Essays on Origins Jill Lepore Princeton University Press: 416 pp, $27.95 -------------------- For Jill Lepore, a Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, the story of America is part myth,...
Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor? Internationally known for his role as...
"Phantasmagoria III" is the theatrical version of telling spooky stories around the dying embers of a campfire. And in that comparison lies a cautionary tale: Those simple fireside stories can be just as unnerving — if not more so — than the...
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News that Nike is dropping its sponsorship of tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong brought me back to one of the most poignant sections of his first book, "It's Not About the Bike." Armstrong described the aftermath of his testicular cancer diagnosis in 1996,...
Walk into a typical corner bar, and at the tapline, you'll see a row of metal handles in primary colors for the bartenders to dispense the beers. But at a select handful, you'll find masterfully rendered wooden handles in the shapes of a honey dipper,...
Rick Bowlus comes by his love of football honestly. But becoming a big-time Ravens fan — that wasn't so easy. Bowlus, who goes by the name "Poetic Justice" on Ravens game days, grew up in Ohio a devoted Browns fan. And he maintained that allegiance...
The Baltimore SunIs Marc Steiner smarter than Denise Koch? Can the president of Baltimore's City Council outwit the president of a local college? Are any of them brainier than your average sixth grader? Baltimore will find out Saturday when local celebrities play "Are...
West Palm Beach artist Teresa Korber has been busy preparing for her first solo art exhibition in four years. She's hoping to have 55 paintings, most of them new, at the exhibition opening Thursday, Oct. 11, at Dada restaurant in Delray Beach. Except for...
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With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles. Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in...
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report on Lance Armstrong was involved in doping is loaded with explosive allegations from fellow cyclists -- which the seven-time Tour de France champion has vehemently denied. But the quirkiest bit of information is that at...
Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles. Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in Hollywood as a funny guy. But Waters wasn't having much luck. "My...
The macabre works of Edgar Allan Poe get revisionist twists - as does legendary novelist Poe himself, as played by John Cusack - in director James McTeigue's ("V for Vendetta") crafty thriller. A killer is using Poe's stories as his modus operandi,...
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