| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:07 AM
As a director and star trying to extend into new territory, Ben Stiller is his own best friend. With wild and crazy films like "Zoolander" and "Tropic Thunder" in his past, Stiller's taken a different turn in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," but,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:00 PM
"Nonfat, no-foam latte!" the barista called out to a crowd awaiting its caffeine fix.
I had come to this java joint not for the chocolate-covered macaroons, not for the frosted bread pudding muffins, nor even for the espresso. I had come in the hopes of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I found Cupid sitting in a cubicle.
He was working on a computer. He wore a coat over his wings. I might never have recognized him, if not for the chubby legs that didn't reach the ground.
Also, the bow and arrow on the floor.
"What are you doing here?...
| Sep 29, 2013
While some social media outlets are dealing with issues of privacy (is the government reading our timelines?), Twitter is going public (with plans for an initial public stock offering). And during the recent attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, both the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Sometimes daydreams do come true. At least, that's what the Goldwyn family must be feeling now that their long-delayed "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" update finally exists, smarter and less screwball than previous attempts at the material have been....
| Jul 13, 2013
Spa fans want more than sloughing off dead skin or soothing aching muscles from those pampering places of eucalyptus-scented bliss. And businesses are transforming into mind, body and soul temples of wellness to meet the demands of people increasingly...
| Jul 14, 2013
By the time she reached her mid-30s, Susan Woolson came to a sad but realistic conclusion: She just wasn't the type of woman who could fall in love.
What's more, she was starting to doubt that the type of love that made other women fall to their knees...
| Apr 7, 2013
Julia Herrmann was single, living in the South Loop, and increasingly frustrated with her romantic life. After yet another failed relationship, she was ready to give up hope when her uncle, who is one year older than she is ("It's a big Catholic family,"...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Online dating used to be taboo, to the point that you’d quickly close the Web browser if a co-worker walked by your desk while you were checking your eHarmony messages. Times have changed, though. Online dating is now as common as a cloudy day in...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
m From Why Is It So Hard to Call Chelsea Manning 'She'? by Maureen O'Connor, New York Magazine We updated our nomenclature for "Snoop Lion" and "the Artist Formerly Known as Prince." "Ali Lohan" and "Lil' Bow Wow" became "Aliana"......
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Awash in music, "Sleepless in Seattle," Nora Ephron's 1993 film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, almost makes sense as a stage musical. That is, until you start considering who could compose a score to compete with a soundtrack that includes "As Time Goes...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:05 AM
LinkedIn’s quest to be a vibrant platform for business content and discussions will face a new challenge.
News Corp., which owns Dow Jones & Co. and the Wall Street Journal, wants its forthcoming WSJ Profile product to be a home for...