| Mar 21, 2008
"The sun never sets on a legend. There will always be a TCB on the Lisa Marie. The United States of America has had 43 presidents, but only one King. May he always sing ... "
And with that, his usual sendoff, George Klein has finished another week of The...
| Dec 2, 2008
Over the years, Michael Phelps has mastered the art of playing coy.
He has been answering reporters' questions since he was 15, and he knows exactly how much information his answers should reveal. When asked recently whether he thinks he'll be named...
| Aug 17, 2008
Michael Phelps has left us only with questions of history.
He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
| Jun 30, 2007
This might be hard for non-wrestling fans to understand, but to those who loved Chris Benoit's work, his grisly double-killing and suicide was as shocking as if Peyton Manning or Tim Duncan or Derek Jeter had committed the same acts.
He was that good...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:34 AM
In an act of protest that might also have been an act of artistic homage, a man destroyed a vase believed to be worth $1 million at artist Ai Weiwei's museum exhibition that is currently running at the Perez Art Museum Miami.
The incident occurred on...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos aren't the only entities who have a lot at stake when Super Bowl XLVIII debuts on Fox this Sunday (weather permitting).
With 30-second spots in the game going for around $4 million a pop, a lot of different...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
HONG KONG - The South Korean government is claiming a major share of the credit for Open Road Films' "The Nut Job," an animation set to open on some 3,000 North American screens next month (Jan. 17, 2014).
The film is co-produced by Toronto, Canada-based...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:05 AM
From the rooftop of Los Angeles' old Maxwell House coffee plant, dancers in tuxedos joined others wearing horse heads to reenact Psy's "Gentleman," which is the year's top music video on YouTube.
The troupe featured YouTube stars little known to the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, and all that, but "The Nut Job" didn't work out that way. This 3-D animation job, a co-production of South Korea's Redrover Co. and the Canadian outfit ToonBox Entertainment, generates such little interest in the fates...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Korean culture, entertainment and culinary delights will be shared and celebrated during the fifth annual Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township.
More than 60 events and activities are planned during the next six weeks as village officials join...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It sounds as if the screeches heard from last year's Doritos goat have been silenced.
After successful pop culture-tinted campaigns -- remember Volkswagen's young Darth Vader spot from 2011? -- and the influence of short YouTube videos that have...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Winter is coming to Oakton, the fictional city circa 1959 at the center of the new 3-D animated film "The Nut Job." Unfortunately, the critters who occupy Liberty Park haven't been able to store enough food to survive the season. That's of no concern to...