| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
The first screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" came just weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11. The movie had been in the works for years, the first in a trilogy based on novels that had been written decades earlier, of course,...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Cantor Malcolm Arnold of Congregation Kol Tikvah, Parkland.
Q: How did you get into your vocation?
A: I had a career as an opera singer for 30 years. We...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:33 AM
The MTA has restored normal subway service to the A, B, C and D trains just in time for the Tuesday morning commute. A massive water main break Monday morning had crippled the transit system in Upper Manhattan and casued flooding on the streets and subway...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Chris Burden received his master's in fine art from UC Irvine in 1971. For his thesis, he locked himself in a school locker for five days with 5 gallons of water suspended above him.
This was the start of Burden's career as a performance artist,...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:31 AM
”Anything goes” says it all when speaking and writing about New York City. It is indeed a special place. If Chicago is the city of big shoulders, then New York City is the city of big — everything imaginable.
My wife, Marilyn, her...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:02 AM
The Braxton sisters are back this month when Season 2 of "Braxton Family Values" kicks off Nov. 10 on WE tv.
Over 19 new hour-long episodes, Toni, Tamar, Traci, Towanda, Trina and their mom, Miss E (Evelyn), test their sisterly bond when Toni leaves...
| Sep 30, 2009
If the nation's largest cable provider and one of the country's oldest television network systems were to merge, what would Comcast bring to NBC Universal, and what would NBC Universal bring to Comcast?
Assets owned or operated by Comcast:
| Aug 13, 2009
This city is crazy for cupcakes. There are cupcake classes and cupcake tours, lines down the block at cupcake bakeries, a cupcake tea at a five-star hotel, and a cupcake truck with 6,000 followers on Twitter.
Some date the cupcake craze to a "Sex and the...
| Apr 24, 2010
| 4:02 PM
Holden Caulfield was a flâneur. That's not generally how we think of him, this archetype of adolescent alienation, this detester of phonies, this poor little lost boy whose voice — by turns knowing, childlike, cynical and bereft — drives J.D....
| May 21, 2008
Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson have not wasted their lives.
They fight a losing battle, an unyielding tide of misplaced apostrophes and poor spelling. But still, they fight. Why, you ask. Because, they say. Because, they must.
For the last three months,...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 6:41 AM
Mix in hot weather, a big crowd and the inimitable, sultry Lady Gaga Rockefeller Center for a morning concert and you get heat exhaustion.
That was the scene Friday morning when the Office of Emergency Management had to call the Metropolitan...
| Oct 12, 2006
Ill Lit by any other name
In a parallel universe, the Ryman Auditorium was never nearly demolished, the word "pop" was never paired with "country," and Big & Rich never met. In that same universe, Ill Lit probably has a song on the Nashville charts.