| May 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Time Warner and Comcast earnings. A fire at Tyler Perry's studio complex....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:32 PM
When Jim Jefferies answers the phone at the agreed-upon time (between a network publicist and myself), just about the first thing he says is that he forgot he was doing an interview today. Not an unusual occurrence in my line of work. Busy people,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:55 PM
As a genre, the celebrity interview hasn't changed much over the years. The standard talk show appearance is home to the carefully sculpted anecdote. In-depth magazine profiles tend to pivot around a contrived field trip or two, or leave you with the...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:53 AM
After three earlier screen successes, the Marvel Comics icon gets a movie reboot from director Marc Webb ("(500) Days of Summer") and star Andrew Garfield ("The Social Network") as Peter Parker acquires amazing abilities that help him battle his father'...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:33 AM
'Curb Your Enthusiasm" fans in Chicago, get ready for more Jeff Greene. Everyone else, get ready for more of native son Jeff Garlin.
The Second City alum is returning to Chicago Dec. 4-16 to do his new stand-up show, "Closer Than I Appear," at...
| Jun 21, 2012
5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life
6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour
6:30 - 9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan
7:35 a.m. It’s been delighting horticulturists for 54 years…Rick...
| Jun 26, 2012
On Tuesday, June 26, Americans all across the country will discover the same thing as Sony Pictures Entertainment's program "Be Amazing, Stand Up and Volunteer" celebrates the hero in all of us.
On that day, people of all ages in cities across the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
This reboot of Spider-Manisn't so amazing. It's rather unnecessary, considering the Sam Raimi pictures were just five years ago and this story was the same as his first one 10 years ago. That means we get no surprises. We knew Uncle Ben (hey...before...
| Jul 12, 2012
First came the God particle, the Higgs boson. Then came "Ice Age" (2002). Then, "Ice Age: The Meltdown" (2006). Then "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" (2009). And now arrives "Ice Age: Continental Drift," informally known as "Ice Age 4," also known as a...
| Jul 12, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
As people hem and haw about the existence of the familiar but entertaining “The Amazing Spider-Man,” another franchise lives on without nearly enough public clamoring for its retirement.
Once again trotting out messages...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:12 AM
We've always been big fans of Manny, Sid and Diego...so, we were pretty darn excited to see Ice Age 4: Continental Drift. It was good. Not great, but good. Superstars Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and Denis Leary are back as the voices of the main...
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...