| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Cold. Leathery. With a fair amount of sweat.
If anyone knows what hockey glove tastes like, it's Andrew Shaw. One of the lasting images of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final will be the Blackhawks forward absorbing a fist to the face in front of the Boston net&...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Pacers center Roy Hibbert, a budding superstar who helped his team force a deciding Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat with a 91-76 victory Saturday night in Indianapolis, has issued an apology for using a gay slur during his...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert has been fined $75,000 by the NBA for using a gay slur during his postgame news conference Saturday night.
Hibbert responded "no homo" to a question after the Pacers' 91-77 victory over the Miami Heat forced a...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:18 PM
A Long Beach man probably had no idea the consequences that awaited him when he allegedly created a panic in Disneyland’s Toontown by exploding a bottle of dry ice in a trash can, an explosives expert said Friday.
“I don’t think the...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Who let the dogs out?
In 2009 the Baha Men's lyrics felt caustic, clever, comical and slightly subversive, perfect for the debauched Las Vegas bachelor party that was about to unfold. Phil, Stu and Alan — a.k.a. the Wolfpack, played by Bradley...
| Jan 24, 2013
An R-rated horror action comedy fairy tale — how's that for genre bending?
"Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" is more Gatling guns and grenades than the Brothers Grimm. It takes the kidnapped kiddies into adulthood, where they've parlayed their fame...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Errant followers of this blog may recall that this summer I went with a couple of friends to Iceland where we gallivanted around, interviewed the mayor of Reykjavik, and stayed in the band Of Monsters and Men’s old apartment.
My friend Trin went...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The young musicians of the Civic Orchestra, as enamored as they were of the prospect of being mentored by Yo-Yo Ma, didn't see it coming.
The world's most celebrated cellist, who's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's creative consultant, was chatting...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:59 PM
After a marathon that danced with joy and ended in horror, surely we see what sports can mean to a city. By now, after pregame tributes marked by an anthem singer's fist pumps and the most appropriate f-bomb in New England history, yes, we see how...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:47 PM
There's a certain kind of a cabaret where the audience just basks in the almighty glow of the diva, awed just to be in her presence.
That's not really Emily Skinner's style, as she demonstrated Friday night on the opening weekend of the Orlando...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:16 AM
Some folks don't know a thing about courtroom etiquette.
For example, you've got to be as crazy as a loon to give a judge the finger.
During his bond hearing, Jodel Leveille, 24, allegedly shouted "F-bomb, judge! You (female dog)! F-bomb you!" to...
| Oct 20, 2012
What's with the sudden B-movie fascination in South Florida?
Over the last several months, a handful of local theaters and art spaces have been transformed into houses of horror, screening what could be described as the anti-Hollywood film: the B-movie....