| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Boy, there's nothing as thrilling as searchers who arrive at their target and say, "Yep, there it is."
That's all the excitement found in the dull "The Monuments Men," which suggests its interesting true story makes better fodder for...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Lawyers for the so-called NATO 3 got their first crack at cross-examining the first of two undercover Chicago police officers Thursday after Cook County prosecutors finished playing more than 50 undercover recordings that form the backbone of their case....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron.
When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit.
(I guess I was foolishly...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Glendale native Paul Ignatius, retired Secretary of the Navy, will be honored at this year’s Glendale Educational Foundation event as a distinguished Hoover High alumnus.
Born in 1920, Ignatius grew up on Columbus Avenue in a Spanish-style house...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Church, Chase & Betterly I haven't found time yet to attend any of the 'NATO 3' trial in Cook County Criminal Court, but from what I've read it really looks as though these mopey wanna-bes were too baked and aimless......
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:20 AM
I graduated from college with very little romantic experience and an extensive knowledge of English Literature 1918-1925. Flirting confused me. I was, however, very good at studying. And so I approached postgraduate dating the only way I knew how: by...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder."
“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Jose Cuevas was taking a stroll with his roommate on the Chicago Riverwalk after catching a late-night movie when he heard faint screams.
“Help, help, help!'' Cuevas said he heard a male voice cry out in the darkness. Cuevas asked him where he...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Since California's inception, its residents have been trying to break it apart. Wikipedia notes 220 such proposals since statehood in 1850.
More recently, supervisors in a handful of Northern California counties have passed secession resolutions....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:20 AM
El mundo acaba de vivir otra Navidad e, imperceptiblemente, ha consolidado un poquito más la tradición cristiana. La vida del planeta, que ya entra en su año 2014, sigue girando alrededor de la fecha del supuesto nacimiento de Jesús de Nazaret.
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto wants to hear from you.
The democratic legislator, whose 43rd Assembly District in part blankets Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge and Montrose, is giving the ordinary Joe and Jane a unique opportunity to help craft...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Google has removed Rap Genius from the top of its search results after it was discovered that the popular music lyrics website was trying to trick the tech giant into giving it better search rankings.
Now, when users search for "Rap Genius" on Google...