| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:06 PM
As he finishes what he called the "last campaign," the re-election bid of President Barack Obama, top strategist David Axelrod also is planning the next chapter of his life — a return to his alma mater, to direct a new institute of politics at the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Consider the political plight of Texas governor Rick Perry, who went from leading the Republican pack for president to being the snarky subject of lyrics to a Paul Simon song. You know, the one about slip-sliding away. Yeah, that one.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:46 PM
After Tuesday, Floridians won't have to put up with Republican politics until August when the GOP rolls into Tampa for its convention. But in the meantime, Florida voters are making their marks at the polls, and the smart money says the real race is...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:18 AM
In Chicago, last week was for the playing of games.
Three of Chicago's best-trained game players — Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson and Cecily Strong — landed lucrative, career-making gigs on "Saturday Night Live," a tantalizing reminder of the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Here are this weeks Mixtape winners!
1.) Billy Joel- My Life
2.) Jim Croce- LeRoy Brown
3.) Elton John- The Bitch is Back
4.) Chicago- Saturday in the Park
5.) Paul Simon- You Can Call Me AL
2.) Steve Romero1.)...
| Sep 26, 2012
The hometown buzz among young voters surrounding President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign isn't as strong this time out, if Chicago voter registration is any indication.
There are 138,000 fewer people signed up to vote in the 18-to-34-year-old group than...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:19 PM
Tom Davis, a comedy writer who teamed with Al Franken to write memorable bits on"Saturday Night Live" beginning with the late-night show's debut in 1975, has died. He was 59.
Davis died Thursday at his home in Hudson, N.Y., his wife, Mimi Raleigh, told...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Hey, why not go see some bands? You like live music don't you? 'Cause we've got some ideas. They go a little something like this:
Thursday, Feb. 9: WCSU Jazz Ensemble at WCSU's Alumni Hall, Danbury. They've got one of the best music departments around,...
| Feb 13, 2012
The 54th Grammy Awards will be remembered as a story of two women with towering, timeless voices — Adele and Whitney Houston — one representing youthful triumph and boundless possibility, the other a reminder of fresh tragedy and a life...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:54 PM
***1/2 (out of 4)Having limited exposure to previous work from Fun (an indie super-group comprising members of the Format, Anathallo and Steel Train), I showed up to the New York outfit’s sophomore full-length merely expecting some fun indie pop....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:19 AM
1. Big Head Todd and the Monsters - Broken Hearted Savior 2. Bodeans - Naked 3. Don Henley - The Last Worthless Evening 4. Foo Fighters - Times Like These 5. John Hiatt - Have a Little Faith in Me
1. I don't want to spoil the...