| Dec 17, 2010
Blake Edwards, a writer-director who battled depression in his personal life yet was known as a modern master of slapstick and sophisticated wit with hit films such as the "Pink Panther" comedies, "10" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died. He was 88....
| Apr 17, 2011
In 2010, a month before he took to the basketball court for the first time in a New York Knicks uniform, Amare Stoudemire took to the red carpet at Lincoln Center in head-to-toe Tom Ford. In 2009, when NBA No. 1 draft pick Blake Griffin was chosen by...
| Dec 15, 2010
Largely favoring the usual suspects, Golden Globe voters sang the praises of Fox's "Glee" for the second year in a row, awarding five nominations to the musical comedy, including television series.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which will air its...
| Feb 25, 2011
There's something inspiring for old-fashioned book lovers out there about an early scene in Deborah Harkness' novel "A Discovery of Witches" (Viking: 579 pp., $28.95). Magical creatures suddenly gather as a woman opens a legendary lost book.
| May 23, 2011
Despite its fresh-faced cast, G-rating and untainted, unapologetic air of jubilance (see, please, the two exclamation points, both of which are quite sincere), "Glee Live! In Concert!" seemed very much at home in Las Vegas, where the stars of Fox's hit...
| Apr 9, 2010
What a mess. John Edwards lied. Rielle Hunter lied. Andrew and Cheri Young lied. Elizabeth Edwards didn't lie, but was unwittingly living a lie. John and Elizabeth fought about Andrew. Andrew and Cheri fought about John. Rielle and John fought about...
| Nov 23, 2013
ST. LOUIS For that one magical October and the six seasons surrounding it, third baseman David Freese lived a childhood dream, starting for the Cardinals in his baseball mad hometown and starring in the playoffs on his way to World Series immortality....
| Nov 21, 2013
For many Chicagoans, the holiday season involves two long-standing traditions: The Joffrey Ballet's annual production of "The Nutcracker" and the Goodman Theatre's "A Christmas Carol." And while those two iconic productions are not to be missed, why not...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Three seasons into 2 Broke Girls, it still happens. People are shocked when they find out Jonathan Kite is a regular American guy from Skokie, Ill., and not Oleg, the lecherous short-order cook who perpetually harasses— er, flirts with Max (Kat...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:41 AM
How do I explain Harrison Ford’s surly interview with GQ, which described him in the article as “grouchy” and “gruff”?
That’s just Harrison being Harrison.
The 71-year-old Chicago native was promoting his new film...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:31 AM
Take an actor who radiates the heat of, say, a Brad Pitt at the height of his GQ-mag magnetism, and imagine he cuts a song that proves so trendy that it knocks the reigning pop superstar, let’s think Justin Timberlake, from the No. 1 spot on the...