January 21, 1992
While many people had yesterday off in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, Christopher Lee Falk was busy into the early hours of the morning, delivering white supremacist newspapers to a community that takes pride in integration.Mr. Falk, 18, delivered 1,000 copies to front lawns in his hometown of Columbia, where, the self-proclaimed "skinhead" says, people should realize that "racial equality and integration are brainwashing tactics that hurt the white race.""I'm proud to be white and I'm letting people know that I am," Mr. Falk said.
December 21, 1991
Comedian Kevin Pollak makes a joke of his relative obscurity near the opening of a new edition of the "HBO Comedy Hour" tonight, but Baltimore viewers actually may recognize him right away.The funny comic played crazy cousin Izzy in "Avalon," filmmaker Barry Levinson's evocative 1990 ode to his own growing up years in Charm City. In fact, the film credit is mentioned briefly in "Kevin Pollak: Stop With the Kicking," premiering at 10:15 p.m. on the premium service.Like most of the "HBO Comedy Hour" installments, this one is a mix of Pollak's stand-up act (as taped at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts near San Francisco)