| Oct 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
It's been nearly 30 years since Meg Ryan had her own show on the small screen. But now she's back. The star of "When Harry Met Sally" is set to take the lead in an as-yet-untitled comedy for NBC.
The half-hour, single-camera show was created by Marc...
| Sep 28, 2013
If you follow the restaurant scene in Los Angeles, you have known about Govind Armstrong for years, possibly since he was a teenage cooking prodigy whose mom drove him to stints on the line at the original Spago the way that other moms drive their kids to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Jonas Brothers, who are at a crossroads in their career as they prepared to start a tour at Tower Theatre in Upper Darby on Friday, apparently are at more of an intersection than anyone realized. The brothers just canceled......
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Friday's print column, which spun out of a Land of Linkin' item on Monday Just in time and only about 150 miles from Chicago, the nation's feel-good story of the summer has arrived. A 96-year-old, first-time songwriter from Peoria was......
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:30 AM
TNT is positioning the real-life investigative procedural "Cold Justice" as reality TV's version of "Rizzoli & Isles." But the first and perhaps most significant thing Dick Wolf's new true-crime show does is remind us how overly groomed, politically...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Katie Couric is newly engaged to John Molner, her banker boyfriend of nearly two years.
Molner, 50, proposed to Couric, 56, at sunset on the beach in East Hampton, N.Y., according to People magazine, which said he popped for a "spectacular" diamond...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Scarlett Johansson, whose latest film "Under the Skin" is showing at the Venice Film Festival, is engaged to her French journalist boyfriend, her spokesman said on Thursday.
The 28-year-old actress will marry Romain Dauriac, but the couple has not set a...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:52 AM
First lady Michelle Obama, in town to spotlight school career programs, took a side trip with her daughters to a Beyonce concert at the United Center Wednesday night.
A motorcade carrying Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, was escorted into...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:07 PM
From our panel of staff contributors
Long-sleeve swim T-shirts are in style and in stores. Similarly, wet suit-style pants to the knee are too. Even the stars wear them. Check out People Magazine. That should solve the problem if her...
| Aug 1, 2013
What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
I think of that great, golden era in my 20s when I lived in Andersonville, on the North Side, in a dark garden apartment full of spiders that flooded whenever it rained. I had just published my first poem,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The McLaughlin Group," has died. He was 85.
Germond died Wednesday morning at his home in Charles Town, W.Va. of...
| Apr 12, 2013
Dear Answer Angel: I've decided that due to the onset of middle-aged spread and its evil twin, cellulite, I'd probably be doing myself and everyone else a favor if I didn't walk around our community pool in just my swimsuit. So I thought I'd try one of...