| May 2, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Tim Kazurinsky, Mario Cantone and Scott Adsit perform for "Celebrity Autobiography" at the Royal George Theatre on Friday. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) THEATER REVIEW: "CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY" Sex tips from Tommy Lee. Supermarket solipsisms from the...
| Jan 21, 2010
| 4:32 PM
It was just a little over a year ago that theme-bar hero Bobby Green and his 1933 Group opened the kitschy truck-stop-inspired bar Stinkers in Silver Lake. Now, according to Green's publicist, Green has grown tired of his own handiwork......
| Oct 10, 2010
William W. ("Bill") Norton, a successful screenwriter whose post- Hollywood life took a turn as dramatic as the fast-paced action movies he once wrote when he became a gunrunner for rebels in Northern Ireland, died Oct. 2 in Santa Barbara. He was 85.
| Dec 17, 2010
Blake Edwards, a writer-director who battled depression in his personal life yet was known as a modern master of slapstick and sophisticated wit with hit films such as the "Pink Panther" comedies, "10" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died. He was 88....
| May 13, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, "One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk."
That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took stock. There...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull.
On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...
| Jul 3, 2010
Elliott Kastner, the veteran independent producer of films such as "The Missouri Breaks," "Equus" and "Where Eagles Dare," has died. He was 80.
Kastner died of cancer Wednesday in a hospital in London, said his stepson Cassian Elwes.
A former MCA talent...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 8:24 PM
NANCY STAFFORD as Michelle Thomas
Nancy Stafford who played Andy Griffith's partner, Michelle Thomas, in "Matlock" was born and raised in Wilton Manors, Florida, a suburb of Fort Lauderdale. After graduating from the University of Florida with a Bachelor...
| Apr 15, 2011
A classic A-listers is in Chicago this weekend and Dean caught up with him yesterday.
Burt Reynolds starred in some of the most popular films of the 70's and 80's.
He's an Emmy, Golden Globe and People's Choice Award Winner, and this weekend is...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 6:02 AM
DETROIT -- Pontiac, whose muscle cars drag-raced down boulevards, parked at drive-ins and roared across movie screens, is going out of business on Sunday.
The 84-year-old brand, moribund since General Motors decided to kill it last year as it collapsed...
| Nov 8, 2010
There is a classic Jill Clayburgh scene in Paul Mazursky's "An Unmarried Woman," the 1978 film the actress will be remembered for most in a career that kept her busy with work nearly until her death on Friday. She's walking down a crowded New York City...