| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:16 AM
As he excavated 40 years of hip-hop culture for the VH1 documentary "The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop," Miami filmmaker Billy Corben turned up footage of Sean "Diddy" Combs at the 2004 Democratic National Convention bantering with a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Vanilla Ice has made a career out of being embarrassing in a wholly self-aware way. The rapper’s latest foray into cringe-inducing territory? Shucking and jiving for Kraft macaroni and cheese.
Ice lends his “Ninja Rap” to a new...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: My question is about false eyelashes. I had beautiful, long and lush upper and lower eyelashes. They were one of my best features. But as I get older, my eyelashes have grown thin and shorter. My lower lashes are almost...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Kanye West and Jay Z’s collaborative relationship has already yielded plenty of hits, a critically heralded joint album and a blockbuster tour.
Now the two hip-hop heavyweights are aligning their business endeavors.
West’s design and...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The Southern Section basketball playoff pairings were released Sunday, and one of the most intriguing teams is Mark Keppel of Alhambra, whose coach, Hung Duong, escaped Vietnam in 1978 on a boat with his parents and five siblings and has grown up to...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:45 PM
This Valentine's Day, one DePaul student is on a mission to warm up Chicago from the inside, one winter-hardened soul at a time. With his arms.
"Sometimes we lose the physical intimacy of contact as we go about our daily lives and sometimes it's just a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:56 PM
NEW YORK -- The Super Bowl? The Olympics? Baseball's steroid scandal? All or none of the above? We're not sure exactly what athletic endeavors inspired the "Gentle Monsters" collection Jeremy Scott sent down the runway at Milk Studios on Wednesday, but...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Orlando City SC announced the signing of forward Corey Hertzog for the 2014 USL season.
Hertzog has spent time jumping between MLS, USL and NASL clubs since forgoing his senior season and signing a Generation Adidas contract in 2011.
"We were in need...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Several items of jewelry valued together at $900 and various antique silver serving pieces were reported missing from a home in the 1300 block of North Luther Lane after the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The $69-million opening of "The Lego Movie" last weekend has Hollywood film studios scanning the aisles of toy stores for the next hit.
In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children's products have found major box-...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The off-white ivory tuxedo jacket was the standout trend on the men's side at the Academy Awards -- worn by just a handful of fellows but ones who turned out to be among the night's most high profile -- starting with E! Entertainment's Ryan Seacrest,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The beautiful game first revealed itself to Franklin Sirmans in the lightning-bolt shots of Giorgio Chinaglia. In the gazelle-like strides of Franz Beckenbauer. And in the audacious inventiveness of the Brazilian forward Pelé.
It was the late 1970s, and...