| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:49 PM
It’s been difficult to come to terms with my masculinity, all 260 pounds of grotesque mannishness.
I do so love getting makeovers at the hands of my 7-year-old daughter, but when a perfectly applied coat of crème foundation is marred by a 5 o&...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:04 PM
About six weeks ago, a few readers sent emails complaining because the Tribune had given no coverage to local cyclist Christian Vande Velde’s victory in the U.S. Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado.
My response was to say we felt leery of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Maybe the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency should have handled our nation's "war on drugs," first launched more than 40 years ago.
It took 14 years worth of evidence, but the USADA knocked off a drug kingpin in Lance Armstrong.
We witnessed the final nail in the...
| Oct 24, 2012
There's nothing quite like a world-renowned neuroscientist Facebooking about the lack of hot chicks who study the brain.
University of Chicago professor Dario Maestripieri is the esteemed author of many books on the minds and psychology of primates,...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:00 PM
I signed another sympathy card last week for the family of a wonderful female golden retriever that died from mammary adenocarcinoma (breast cancer). This type of cancer would most certainly have been prevented if she had been spayed at an appropriate...
| Dec 2, 2012
On the corner of Division and Dearborn, the shadows creep up the fronts of buildings as a neighborhood changes its skin.
The moms pushing the strollers head for home. The old ladies in puffy coats walk their little white dogs back to their condos for...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
I've been out of the sex game for a while, save for a very casual relationship that happens sporadically. However, I met a girl recently and sex is imminent. I'm excited about it but worried because I'm having a hard time letting people touch me, just...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
THE NURSE IS IN By Chris Hammerlund Dear Chris: I have survived Christmas. It was a close call. Besides eating too much and gaining enough …...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Now 74 and in her self-described “third act,” Jane Fonda is clear-eyed, focused, fit, relaxed — and busier than ever. Her new film, “Peace, Love & Misunderstanding,” opens Friday in limited release, with Fonda playing an...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Family members of a teenager shot to death in Evanston in 2007 were angered Wednesday when a judge sentenced the killer to just 10 years …...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Argentine troupe Tango Buenos Aires featured requisite slinking, slithering and strutting, as five couples hooked up, broke up and eventually reunited onstage Friday at the recently renamed Segerstrom Center for the Arts. But what the company didnât...