| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:55 AM
A staggering amount of modern American comedy has passed across the stages of The Second City, the acclaimed improv group headquartered in Chicago. Its alumni stretches from Oscar-winner Alan Arkin to Stephen Colbert and generations of “Saturday...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
While celebs have probably all written their acceptance speeches, they may need training on how to hold the trophy....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Jimmy Carrane learned at a young age that fat kids in big families are required to be funny. Carrane grew up in Kenilworth, and after …...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Derry Mike Myers, 62, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at his home. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:27 PM
"No actor should be in Chicago 'cause they wanta make money," a character says in "The Last Duck," a new play that includes a brief but pointed look at our Second City complex. "It's more about art," the guy says. "You know, whatever that means. Or you...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:59 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Former "Saturday Night Live" writer Joe Bodolai, who also co-wrote the first draft of "Wayne's World," was found dead the day after Christmas in a hotel room in Hollywood, in an apparent suicide.
The 63-year-old's body was found...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Friday, January 13, 2012
Smithsburg graduate Katie Sprecher had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds to lead Hagerstown Community College to a 57-40 win over Delaware Tech in a nonconference matchup Friday night at the...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:40 AM
The Dictator” does for “Sacha Baron Cohen” what “The Love Guru” did for Mike Myers: Reveal that this sharp, revered comedian with an uncanny ear for absurdist humor is a mere mortal...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:29 AM
MIDNIGHT OPENING TONIGHT
Men in Black 3
In his first film since 2008’s “Seven Pounds,” Will Smith opts for familiar turf with another installment in the adventures of the UFO-fighting secret agents. After his partner (Tommy Lee Jones)...
| May 28, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Talk about giving 'til it hurts!
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and actor Will Ferrell both paid a heavy price for appearing in a U.K. celebrity soccer match for UNICEF, when both were forced from the game by injury.
They'll reportedly be OK, but which of...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:14 PM
An explosion rocked one of the busiest retail and tourist areas of Manhattan, leaving two men hurt and hundreds running to safety on or near the High Line elevated park. The accidental blast also left some eyewitnesses thinking the explosion was...