| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Just about any big run-up of the stock markets is irrational at some point, but Tuesday's record celebration has to be the biggest head-scratcher since the bull market of 2000, for anyone not schooled in the weird ways of Wall Street.
By almost any...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| May 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Late last year I posted my Top Geek Gals of 2011. I wanted to shine a spotlight on the wonderful ladies that fly the geek flag proudly, doing what they can to make the world just a bit geekier. But then a debate broke out on the post over whether one...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Kenny Lopez brings almost 10 years of experience to WGNO News.
He got his first taste of the TV News Biz while interning for ABC's"Good Morning America." Soon after he landed a job as a News Assistant and Field Producer for WNYW FOX 5 News in The Big...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:28 AM
•••• Microsoft will not be announcing a new Xbox console at E3 this summer or "anytime soon." I suppose it makes sense to wait it out until they’ve replaced literally every console that’s gotten the Red Ring...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Nintendo fans received some magical news this week. Disney confirmed that it is developing the first 3DS game title of the “Epic Mickey” franchise.
Disney Interactive Media Group announced on Wednesday that “Disney Epic Mickey: Power of...
| Oct 19, 2012
Chris Melissinos is tempted to say his first dalliance with video games was Pong, that table-tennis look-alike for the original Atari 2600. He’s tempted, but he’ll go with the time he designed his own virtual world at age 12, dubbed Space...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Wait, I thought the Governor was supposed to be some super a-hole, like in the comic books, where he was a raping, murdering, torturing psychopath?
In Sunday night's episode of The Walking Dead, we finally meet the gov', and he comes across as a stand-up...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:32 AM
BURBANK, Calif. — It was when he cast Bowser, the fire-breathing turtle from Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. games, that Rich Moore first grasped the magnitude of the job he was undertaking.
“That was the huge one,” he said at Walt...