As the Birds prepare for playoffs, some baseball talk with Sports-at-Large commentator Milton Kent, baseball fanatic and comedian Paul Francis Sullivan and Stan "The Fan" Charles, long-time Baltimore sports commentator and publisher of Press Box.
In the wake of the civil unrest that followed the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, Tavis Smiley talks about race relations in America. The national talk-show host's latest book is, "Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year."
Home Depot reports that up to 56 million customer credit cards could be compromised as a result of a data breach, the latest example of a major U.S. retailer falling victim to hackers. Why does this continue to happen? What can be done to protect consumer information? Midday technology contributor Sean Gallagher, the Baltimore-based IT editor for Conde Nast's Ars Technica, looks at that story and others from the cyber world.
Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawikjoins us to discuss TMZ, its Ray Rice scoop, and the site’s evolution – or not – as a source of news of consequence. We also talk about the fall television season and a controversy involving a New York Times critic.