| May 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Box office previews. Pilot buzz picks up at networks. "Avengers" star Samuel L. Jackson tweets....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Delaware's adventurous Dogfish Head Brewery this week began shipping a beer-and-vinyl boxed set dubbed "Positive Contact," a limited-run collaboration that pairs a 10-inch white vinyl of Dan "The Automator" Nakamura's Deltron 3030 music project with six...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
For the digitally obsessed youth of so-called Generation Z, what is the definition of a toy?
That's the question that Rodger Raderman and Doug Penman set out to answer in 2009 when the two parents founded a company called Nukotoys in San Francisco.
| Aug 24, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The anti-President Obama documentary "2016: Obama's America," is off to a strong start in its first weekend of national release and could gross more than $6 million between Friday and Sunday, placing it far ahead of the new horror movie "The Apparition"...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:06 AM
With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year.
The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Tony's I-75 Restaurant in Birch Run, Mich., is proud home of what might well be the nation's largest BLT. Each sandwich contains a pound of bacon — about 25 to 30 deep-fried strips — stacked about 8 inches high between two slabs of white...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:44 PM
"Final Offer" reality show star Patrick Painter has listed a property in Hancock Park at $1.649 million.
Built in 1927, the Spanish-style duplex with 4,841 square feet of living space sits on a tree-lined street. Original details include arched windows,...
| Aug 12, 2012
"Today"show special correspondent for the Olympics Meredith Vieira and her husband, Richard Cohen, have bought a house in the Hollywood Hills for $1.115 million.
The midcentury contemporary features vaulted ceilings, two fireplaces, three bedrooms, two...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:42 AM
The new year represents a long-awaited new start for the Tribune Co.
The newspaper and television conglomerate emerged from bankruptcy Monday, a financially stronger version of the company that sought court protection four years ago but one that still...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Sarah Palin's associates slammed the makers of HBO's upcoming movie "Game Change" in a phone call with reporters Wednesday, claiming the movie is a fictional trashing of the former Alaska governor, who is portrayed as clueless about foreign policy and...
| Feb 6, 2012
Award-winning nature cinematographer
Mike deGruy, 60, an award-winning marine scientist and nature cinematographer best known for documentaries featuring underwater footage that brought viewers up close to sea creatures, plants and...