| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Paul Newman was Harvey Weinstein's Westport, Conn., neighbor. The kind of neighbor who stops by just to drop off a loaf of bread. As Weinstein remembers it, "So Paul called me one day and said, 'Come on up to the camp.' I said, 'How far is it?' Paul said,...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Matthew McConaughey got nude in Magic Mike. He now gets nude in Killer Joe. Next month, we see his butt crack in Plumber Pete.
Okay, that last line isn’t really a movie. And Killer Joe isn’t really much of a movie, either. That’s a...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:23 PM
If the characters in Ian Fleming's novels aged in real time, James Bond would be in his early 90s by now — probably a bit too long in the tooth to take the abuse meted out to him in “Skyfall,” the 23rd “official” Bond film (&...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:32 AM
It is a luxury for a writer in our age of moral unease and indecisiveness to reflect upon an occurrence of tru
At 701 Waverly Street in Framingham, Massachusetts, stands a business which has for a long time visited its evil deeds upon...
| Nov 21, 2012
Look, I’m as bummed by the NHL lockout as you are. You hockey fans, anyway.
I’m sure we’re all getting tired of watching online highlights of Traktor Chelyabinsk scoring on Bars Astana in the Kontinental Hockey League, and while the...
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 5:25 PM
NEW YORK -- Veteran actor Ben Gazzara died Friday of pancreatic cancer, according to the New York Times.
The star of award winning films and plays such as "Anatomy of a Murder" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" was 81 years old.
Among his other notable film...
| 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 19, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A while back, I caught the last half of one of my favorite movies of all time, "Cool Hand Luke." You have probably heard the famous line from the movie that is given for the first time in the film when the young prisoner, Luke (Paul Newman), escapes,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Considering the Smithsburg boys soccer team hasn’t scored more than three goals in any game all season, hat tricks have been a rare occurrence.
That made Adler Garrett’s feat Friday night that much more special.
The Leopards’ senior...
| Jun 3, 2012
Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them
Harper: 356 pp., $25.99
Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
| Jun 10, 2012
Last week, former Chicagoan Fidel Urbina was added to a list that you don't want to be on: the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Meanwhile, two suspicious characters at the Tribune joined a more attractive list -- as e-book authors. Jacob and...