| Feb 20, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Academy Awards host Seth MacFarlane has a message for the Oscars: Be careful what you wish for 'cause you just ......
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Oscar nominee Christoph Waltz ("Django Unchained") hosts "Saturday Night Live" at 11:30 p.m. Saturday on NBC. Alabama Shakes is the musical guest. Could a good showing as host help Waltz at the Oscars? He is a competitor in the tightest category,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Easter 2013 is Sunday, March 31. Here are some of the notable new and returning shows, specials and movies airing over the next week to help you and your family enjoy the Easter 2013 season, if you celebrate. All times are Eastern; programming is...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A new comedy video released by Jim Carrey shows the actor mocking the late Charlton Heston for his stance on gun control. In addition to the video, Carrey went on a bit of a rant on Twitter, blasting those who don't agree....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Why do we put up with all the tax-season crap again? Oh, right, because it's the law. And because we might just get a big ol' refund out of it. But once you've got the cash, you have to answer one more question: How to spend it? Young Money columnist...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it.
The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
| Oct 11, 2011
Former bass player with rock band Weezer
Mikey Welsh, 40, the former bass player for the alternative rock band Weezer, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday, police said.
Chicago police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak said employees of...
| Dec 22, 2011
Robert Easton, a character actor whose command of a vast array of foreign and American regional accents led to a flourishing second career as a dialect coach to Hollywood stars such as Charlton Heston and Anne Hathaway, has died. He was 81.
| Jan 4, 2012
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:54 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Indian actress Freida Pinto got her big break when director Danny Boyle cast the ex-model as the love interest in the 2008 Oscar-winning hit "Slumdog Millionaire." Now, she's hitting silver screens in her first big-budget, effects-...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Pretty much everyone who wanders into Pat Summitt's office or visits her basketball practice these days has learned to fear the iPad. The coach keeps her tablet filled with brain-wrenching games.
Crossword puzzles and Sudoku. Math quizzes and memory...
| Dec 7, 2010
It goes without saying, though I'll say it anyway, that Charles Osgood is my favorite photographer, but it was nice to see many other great Tribune photographers gathered Tuesday in the Tower, talking about their work in a new book, "Chicago in Season."...