| Jun 17, 2011
Simon Pegg is as close as you can get to a real-life geek superhero; his special powers include a real affection for Comic-Con culture and stepping into that imaginary world. As a boy, Pegg was swept away by his geek loves: live theater and the...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 10:33 AM
Carrie Fisher, wearing all black, can't quite stay seated in a hotel room. Her people fuss over her, but when left alone, she focuses.
She focuses on a life that seems created for tabloids. She focuses on the gossip frenzy that was her parents'...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:37 AM
It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:53 AM
About 30 Rock
Emmy Award-winning comedy "30 Rock" is told through the comedic voice of Golden Globe winner Tina Fey ("Liz Lemon") and features Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin ("Jack Donaghy") as a top network executive and Tracy Morgan ("Tracy Jordan")...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:58 AM
About America's Got Talent
"America's Got Talent," NBC's top rated summer series from "American Idol" producers FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television, returns this summer with the hottest performers from across the country ready...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Director-actor-podcaster Kevin Smith has never worked on an official "Star Wars" project, but he's enthusiastically talked about the films enough to be added to the upcoming Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center.
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Carrie Fisher, the former treasurer of the Lowell Athletic Booster, was sentenced Tuesday to 300 days in jail and five years of probation after embezzling nearly $100,000 over more than two years.
Though Judge Paul Sullivan said that if the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:00 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
5:09 a.m. All morning long, Greg Jarrett broadcasts from Eloise Chicago in Vernon Hills as part of the Hometown Voices Tour.
6:09 a.m. David Kaplan reports the latest on Theo Epstein possibly coming to the Cubs.
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Through October 16 Bank of America Theatre
18 W. Monroe St.
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:08 AM
With the death last week of Apple icon, Steve Jobs, details of the previously private tech pioneer's life are coming to light. Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, in remembering his friend, revealed that before the two decided on naming...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:02 PM
A woman accused of embezzling nearly $100,000 from a high school athletics booster club plead guilty today in court.
Carrie Fisher, who was appointed treasurer of the Lowell Athletic Boosters in July of 2008, is said to have embezzled $98,588.70 over...