In the second last novel in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter cycle, the young wizard has begun his sixth year at Hogwarts and is feeling the sap of teenage in his limbs. There is turnover in the faculty and Harry’s nemesis, Draco Malfoy, is back for a.. more

Jul 15, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Just when I thought I had a handle on the summer theatre season, a new company announces a three-show summer season . . . with all three shows starting up NEXT MONTH. There’s very little into available about Youngblood . . . at least so far ... more

Jun 22, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

For so many of us the aroma of a pine-scented cleanser is the way a fresh, clean and healthy home should smell. I hate to burst your cleaning bubbles, but as it turns out the smells wafting through the air from most conventional cleaning products .. more

May 7, 2009 4:00 AM Health & Wellness

In 2007 the Library of Congress inaugurated an award called the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Its first recipient, Paul Simon, is uncontroversial until you think about whom else might have won in that debut year. Without Bob Dylan’s example, S.. more

May 1, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Baltimore's native strain of rap, a fusion of house and dancehall conventions known as Baltimore club, is one of the most unique in the country, along with D.C. go-go a distinct alternative to the southern club music that's infiltrated much many o.. more

Mar 22, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Coldplay announced their 2009 North American tour dates today, and unsurprisingly one of the biggest rock bands in the world chose to play one of the biggest music venues in the country: Alpine Valley. They're be performing at the East Troy venue .. more

Feb 6, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

I say this as someone who treasures those first three English Beat records: Dave Wakeling, please stop touring. You are making me sad. The English Beat tops even The Specials for the Most Crappy Offshoots and Cash-Ins award—though sometimes the .. more

Feb 4, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

Brewers Owner Mark Attanasio took out a 2 page spread in the back of Sunday's Journal-Sentinel to write an open letter to Brewers fans.Text doesn't appear to be anywhere online, but I'll type it up when I'm at home tonight.Just one more move by ou.. more

Oct 13, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

In July 2004 John Kerry was pulling ahead of George W. Bush in the polls until the Bush campaign introduced a new word to our vocabulary, swiftboating. As Kerry fumbled in response to the howling pack of lies being unleashed about his war record.. more

Oct 13, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

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