| Jun 22, 2010
| 10:17 AM
Paul Reiser returns to TV......
| May 17, 2010
| 11:46 AM
NBC entered Upfronts smarting from last year's failed schedule experiment, and it has decided to woo viewers the good, old fashioned way -- with lots of scripted programming. New shows include a spy caper from wunderkind J.J. Abrams, a new Jerry...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Lover's Dictionary. David Levithan. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. $18. 224 pp.
David Levithan makes every word count in "The Lover's Dictionary," a wonderful little novel about the romance of two people told through dictionary entries.
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Director Barry Levinson and cast members from his breakthrough 1982 hit "Diner" will re-unite in Baltimore next month for conversations and screenings in celebration of the film's 30th anniversary.
The centerpiece of the celebration will be a Dec. 10...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit.
Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 1:56 PM
As word began spreading Tuesday that the beloved movie "Diner" was being rejiggered as a Broadway show — with Sheryl Crow music, no less — the mood of the people could best be summed up with a universal head scratch.
Even in a world...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner."
Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 10:33 AM
Sherry Korsover waited 51 years for her Forest Park High classmate, Barry Levinson, to sign her yearbook.
"I was so in love with you," she told a smiling Levinson Saturday night, as about 800 "Diner" fans came to Johns Hopkins University to celebrate the...
| Mar 15, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Congratulations to Tony Kornheiser, Karl Ravech, Jenna Wolfe, Paul Reiser, Carol Leifer and all of the many Newsday readers, colleagues and friends who went to Binghamton upon the school's first NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament bid. While...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 12:45 AM
This lengthy but enjoyable story is about comedians, but not all of the content is humorous as writer-producer-director Judd Apatow teams Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen.
Sandler plays a comedy star who learns he has only a limited time left to life, so he...