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One on One with Melora Hardin

Jim and Pam’s relationship may grab all of the headlines, but any real fan of The Office knows that the show’s true power couple is Michael Scott and Jan Levinson. Playing Jan on the show is Melora Hardin, who luckily is much more grounded than her character,

Murphy’s Law – CNN is fake

Joel Murphy All of you hardcore CNN fans out there, I have some sad news for you – CNN is fake. It’s scripted. The outcomes of their stories have been predetermined. I know this is probably hard for you to believe. Your natural instinct will be to

One on One with Mark Brunetz

Most people know Mark Brunetz as the energetic designer on the Style Network’s top-rated show Clean House, but his roots in Hollywood actually run much deeper. Brunetz started his career working on Jane Fonda exercise videos, then branched out into producing movies with his friend Sandra Bullock.

Tara’s photos – Bring out your dead

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have.” Nice one, Benny. While I understand where Mr. Franklin was coming from, to me the concept of cemeteries is an intriguing and somewhat perplexing subject. Why do we

One on One with John Waters

Photo by Dokument Films Baltimore is known for three things: crabcakes, The Wire and John Waters – the indie filmmaking legend who carved a niche for himself telling depraved, campy stories of loveable losers. We recently had a chance to talk to the man William Burroughs dubbed

Murphy’s Law – Let’s give them something to Google about

Joel Murphy Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it before. Sitting all alone in front of our computer screen late at night, each and every one of us out there has dimmed the lights, loosened our belt and Googled ourselves. Some of you type your name into

Too Much Coffee – Plastic bags

Evan Redmon This week’s column was inspired by Posh Spice’s breasts. Perhaps the word “breast” is a misnomer, because if the skin of one’s chest is covering something called a “Smooth Round Moderate Spectrum Plus Profile Implant #1600-E,” then can it really be called a breast? I

The Teachers’ Lounge – Student profiles

Ned Bitters Even though I started at this job when Ronald Reagan was wrapping up his vastly overrated presidency, I still get nervous the night before the first day of school every year. Even our superintendent, who is old enough to remember when Ronald Reagan was an

One on One with Marcus Washington

In a world where dog fighting, weapons charges and police blotters dominate the sports pages, it’s refreshing to come across a player like Marcus Washington. Between his positive outlook, 100-watt smile and infectious personality, he quickly became a fan favorite ever since taking over our nation’s capital

Getting to Know … Pirates vs. Ninja

Last week, we ran a feature story on John "Ol' Chumbucket" Baur and Mark "Cap'n Slappy" Summers, creators of International Talk Like A Pirate Day. One of the topics brought up during our interview with The Pirate Guys was one of the Internet's most heated debates: "Who