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De’Andre L. McCullough, the young protagonist of the book “The Corner”, which chronicled a year on a drug-plagued street corner in West Baltimore and was turned into an HBO miniseries, died Wednesday of an apparent overdose in...
Tags: Heroin, Ed Burns, Fiction, Pratt Street, Pharmaceuticals
When Anthony Bourdain brings his Guts & Glory tour to the Hippodrome on Saturday, it will be a return engagement for the notoriously opinionated "chef-at-large". Bourdain launched the Hippodrome's annual Foodie Experience series in May 2010, when he...
The Baltimore SunThe very last episode of Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" will offer a taste of both New York and Baltimore. The Baltimore flavor will come by way of "The Wire." As the Los Angeles Times puts it, Bourdain has frequently "geeked out" about "The...
The Baltimore SunCritics regaled "The Wire" for many reasons. Being funny was never one of them. But they never saw "The Wire: The Musical." On the 10th anniversary of David Simon's Baltimore-based HBO drama, the parody site Funny or Die has released a riff on what would...
The Baltimore SunDavid Simon whose HBO show "Treme" is shot in New Orleans, is venting to the media site Poynter.org about plans to cut back the city's newspaper, the Times-Picayune. News broke this week that the paper's owners plan to publish the Times-Picayune just...
The Baltimore SunDavid Simon did it. And now Bunk is doing it too -- protesting drastic cuts at New Orleans Times-Picayune. Wendell Pierce, who played Bunk on "The Wire," has joined a number of big names from New Orleans to tell the newspaper's parent company that they...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Sports fans in Los Angeles are being held to a higher standard, thanks to a new code of conduct being issued to create guidelines for their game day behavior. The code of conduct is being sponsored by the Los Angeles Sports Council,...
Over the weekend, Baltimore Sun magazine published excerpts from a Q&A with Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. After five years of talking to bad guys with guns, features editor Sam Sessa got him to dish on some more light-hearted topics such...
The Baltimore SunOne minute this week Manny Machado was the baron of Bowie, traveling with the Baysox to glamorous ports of call like Altoona. And the next -- he's in Baltimore, pulling on a pristine new Orioles uniform. No matter how cool he might have seemed on the...
Tags: Pikesville, Charles Street, Italy, Inner Harbor, Michael Phelps
Laura Lippman's latest, "And When She was Good," is out this week, the latest from Baltimore's favorite mystery writer. Here's a review from Celeste Sollod, a book publishing veteran who writes about Baltimore literary life at BaltimoreBookTalk.com (You...
Tags: Book, HIV, Baltimore Book Festival, Thriller (genre), Authors
HBO sets return dates for 'Boardwalk,' 'Treme': Atlantic City drama returns Sept. 16, New Orleans saga a week laterVarietyHBO has set fall premiere dates for two of its returning dramas. The pay cabler will bring back the 12-episode third season of "Boardwalk Empire" on Sept. 16 while New Orleans saga "Treme" is back for 10-episode third season on Sept. 23. "Boardwalk...
The Baltimore SunListeners to the Kojo Nnamdi Show got a bit more than they bargained for when "The Wire" creator David Simon called in this afternoon to offer his two cents on the Kwame Brown story. Kojo was in the middle of a conversation about the disgraced D.C....
Tags: Talk Shows (genre), Prosecution
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