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By MARY COREY | November 4, 1990
Nothing delights Tim Reid more than a good fish-out-of-water tale. A story where, say, a decent man finds himself thrown from the life he knows and loves into one that's completely unfamiliar.Sure, he's summing up Frank Parrish, the Boston professor turned New Orleans restaurateur he played on "Frank's Place" or Venus Flytrap, the supercool yet sensitive disc jockey from "WKRP in Cincinnati."But the life he's also describing could be his own.That's because after winning praise playing offbeat TV characters, the 45-year-old actor has left the high-profile world of prime time to co-host with his wife, Daphne Maxwell Reid, a daytime talk show being taped in Baltimore.
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SPORTS
By Edward Lee | December 31, 2011
Albert McClellan rolled his eyes and chuckled when posed with the inevitable question: what has happened with the Ravens special teams? The second-year linebacker is naturally tired of answering questions about that subject, but the fact that the Ravens have surrendered three returns for touchdowns this season continues to persist. But before panic sets in, linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, the long-time special teams ace, said the unit has fixed the gaffes caused by the coverage teams.
NEWS
September 30, 2000
THEY SOUND like the tobacco peddlers, don't they? Some Hollywood studio executives are actually justifying the way they market R-rated movies to kids as young as 9 because, in their opinion, some adult-rated movies may be of benefit to younger children. Yeah, right. And Joe Camel wasn't a shameless attempt to boost child smoking. These guys need to stop reading their marketing departments' science fiction and take a look at reality: People are tired of competitive zeal trumping common sense in the entertainment industry.
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By Harvey Aronson and Harvey Aronson,Newsday | September 14, 1994
I'm not exactly a trendoid but I do try to keep up with pop culture. I know who Kate Bush is and that Soundgarden has nothing to do with peat moss. When there's a dearth of late-night horror shows, I check out "Beavis and Butt-head."It's pertinent that my son is a serious rocker and I'm a proud father. I even like his braids and I've watched him gig at New York clubs such as the Bitter End and CBGB and the New Music Cafe and the Bank and a place called the Pyramid Club that they must have imported from Pluto.
NEWS
By Donald Kaul | August 15, 1999
WE MIGHT as well face facts, kids. Our society is disappearing down a cultural sewer.The evidence is everywhere. Be it movies, television or music, coarseness, vulgarity and sophomoric sexual innuendo are the order of the day.The New York Times, in an article on "Gross-Out Humor," listed a few recent examples of successful attempts to set new standards in bad taste: an MTV talk show host vomiting into a toilet on camera, a character in a movie thought to...
SPORTS
By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2013
Towson's 10-9 overtime setback to Marist on Friday night wasn't just the team's fourth mark in the loss column. It was a missed opportunity. After opening the season with three consecutive losses, the Tigers thought they had turned the corner with back-to-back victories over Mercer and Mount St. Mary's. But the lack of execution against the Red Foxes was puzzling to Towson coach Shawn Nadelen. “It's frustrating because I thought we had executed at a pretty high level against Mount St. Mary's offensively, and I was looking forward to having our guys do the same thing,” he said Monday morning.
NEWS
By Leonard Pitts Jr | May 26, 2002
HELP ME with this, if you don't mind. In the weeks and months after Sept. 11, the federal government issued a seemingly endless stream of terrorism alerts, warning that something bad might happen sometime soon someplace in America. How did you respond? Did you change your daily routine? Did you avoid the mall? Did you take off from work or hold the kids out of school? Or did you just go about your business - resolved, perhaps, to be vigilant, but resigned to the fact that, in the absence of more specific information, there wasn't much else you could do?
ENTERTAINMENT
By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | December 15, 2002
NEW YORK - Peter Jackson, the New Zealand director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, almost begs to be described as a hobbit. His hair flies out like untrimmed shrubbery. His endomorphic profile suggests a yen for enormous Shire-style feasts. And he goes barefoot despite the frigidity of his Manhattan hotel room when the heating system breaks down. More important, as his hobbit actors say, he catalyzes fun with every passing second. His avidity for sparking spontaneous humor and emotion in mammoth, outlandish settings gives The Two Towers, which opens Wednesday, an escalating, inexhaustible vitality.
NEWS
By Mike Brown | May 26, 2013
Whether you're barbecuing in Baltimore, in Bel Air or on the bay this Memorial Day, you will pay more for staple foods because our federal government continues to pit food versus fuel. Thanks to an unworkable federal energy policy, prices for animal feed have soared, burdening those farmers and ranchers that raise livestock and poultry, along with the companies that process them, with rising production costs. In addition to forcing farms and food producers to cut jobs or close their doors, the increased costs are reflected in the expanding grocery bills of every American.
NEWS
By Jack W. Germond and Jules Witcover | February 15, 1999
WASHINGTON -- After a year of a farcical debate over Monica Lewinsky, we have finally reached the bottom line. It is not a pretty picture.Once again, President Clinton has walked away from the kind of political wreck that would bury most politicians. But he has survived at a terrible cost in the way he is viewed by political enemies and friends.And he has survived at what may be a terrible cost in the ability of the system to function effectively in the next two years.The members of Congress also have paid a heavy price in terms of the way so many Americans view all of our political institutions.
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