| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life," wrote English poet William Congreve.
ALTHOUGH, the outcry is not nearly as obstreperous as it has been in the matter of Ben Affleck as Batman, fans of the novel "50 Shades of Grey" aren't jumping with...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Tracy Morgan says that when he comes to Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem for two comedy shows tonight, Sept. 27, the audience shouldn’t expect to see Tracy Jordan, his self-centered prima donna character from the hit NBC-TV show “30 Rock.”...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Larry Lujack, the legendary Chicago radio personality known as "Superjock" and "Uncle Lar," died Wednesday in New Mexico, his wife said. He was 73.
Judith "Jude" Lujack told the Tribune her husband had been in hospice care for three days and died of...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:35 PM
The tiny coal town of Gilberton has become a spectacle for the nation's gun debate, marshaling dozens of armed gun-rights activists who come to defend the borough's suspended police chief, whose profanity-laced YouTube videos sparked the controversy.
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:47 PM
This story originally ran in The Tribune's Arts & Entertainment section on April 19, 1998.
Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert have co-hosted the weekly, nationally syndicated film review TV show “Siskel & Ebert” for the past 23 years,...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Leonard Marsh, a window washer from Brooklyn who struck it rich after he and two of his boyhood pals created a soft drink called Snapple, has died. He was 80.
Marsh, Snapple's former chief executive, died Tuesday at his home in Manhasset, N.Y., his...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:52 PM
"America's Got Talent" will do this week what the National Radio Hall of Fame couldn't last November: It will get legendary shock jock Howard Stern to come to the Chicago area.
Stern — who was inducted into the Chicago-based Hall of Fame but...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Spanish-language radio star Eduardo "Piolin" Sotelo has filed a lawsuit against six former staff members who worked on his canceled Univision Radio program, claiming the group banded together to try to extort $4.9 million from him.
Sotelo claims to be a...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:48 PM
"Saturday Night Live" sketches sometimes don't go well, one of the hazards of live TV. But it's rare to see one go as far off the rails as this one featuring Bill Hader and host Justin Bieber in early 2013.
In the sketch, a country singer (played by...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:23 AM
When Seth MacFarlane takes the stage Sunday as host of the 85thAcademy Awards, chances are a large portion of the viewing audience will look at their TV screens and wonder: Who is this guy? He might just be the least famous Oscar host ever , with a resume...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Jimmy Kimmel has a new Mrs.! The late night talk-show is officially married.
Kimmel, 45, who hosts ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," tied the knot with longtime girlfriend and show co-head writer, Molly McNearney, Us Weekly reports and People confirms....
| May 1, 2013
| 2:18 PM
We haven’t seen the last of Lisa Lampanelli on the Comedy Central Roasts, not according to the “Queen of Mean” herself.
Lampanelli, the 51-year-old insult comic who performs Saturday at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, said she...