| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:12 AM
This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:42 AM
Key ingredient: Brown Rice
Nutrition benefits: Brown rice is a source of many beneficial nutrients, including fiber, magnesium, zinc and vitamin B-6 – it scores an impressive 82 on the NuVal™ Nutrition Scoring System. White rice, which is...
| Apr 27, 2012
Neon and pastel jeans brightening the concrete this spring might lead one to conclude that denim today carries all the gravitas of marshmallow Peeps.
But there's always a dark side to denim. In 2012, it's hiding out in the freezer in a gallon zip-close...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus unveiled their 2011 Christmas Catalog today. As always they have a lot of fantasy gifts, but this year those gifts give back. Here is a list of the cool and costly gifts for the Christmas catalog:
His and Hers Fantasy:...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:42 PM
When you think of movies, Stockton probably doesn’t come to mind, but some famous films were shot in and around the city.
Some scenes from Paramount Pictures’ “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Dead Man on Campus,”...
| Oct 18, 2011
I’m a sucker for documentaries. The fact that this one enables us to be a fly-on-the-wall of a newsroom, when stories are discussed and reporters are making pitches…
When the documentary The September Issue came out, even though I’d...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Andy Rooney is my TV roll model, and he will be for the rest of my life. He joins the list of my other late, great roll models: Dr. Seuss, Sparky Schulz, Bill Mauldin, Doug Marlette, Jeff MacNelly, Tibor Gergely, H.A. Rey, Norman Rockwell, John Steinbeck,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:46 PM
A Bellingham boy is being credited with warding off his mother’s alleged attacker.
Police say the incident happened early this morning.
Eleven-year-old Kobe Sturgeon says he woke up to hear his mother screaming at the man who has been renting...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:40 PM
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (December 1, 2011) --- Newman/Haas Racing announced today that it will not enter cars in the 2012 IndyCar Series.
"The economic climate no longer enables Newman/Haas Racing to participate in open wheel racing at this time," said Carl...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:45 AM
A 42-year-old Tinley Park man was killed when his SUV rolled over on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway, authorities said this morning.
Killed was Paul Newman, of the 17100 block of South Oak Park Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Q: What inspired you to write RECIPES FOR LIFE now?
Linda Evans: I came to a turning point where I had to decide what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I have beautiful peace and joy in my life now, and feel I’ve only just begun. I...