| Jul 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
College Football Countdown: No. 16 Notre Dame...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 2:31 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Scads of NFL scouts and coaches and team executives watched every twist and turn Kyle Rudolph made Thursday. Then they took him aside and poked and prodded him like a show dog.
This is what happens when you are six months removed...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:11 PM
1. Lincoln-Way East 14-0
Griffins capture Class 8A championship in double-overtime thriller.
2. Morris 14-0
All-Stater John Dergo leads Redskins to 6A title--their first since 1984.
3. Prospect 13-1
Turn skeptics into believers after upset of Mt....
| Oct 22, 2010
| 2:36 PM
"Grant Wood: A Life"
By R. Tripp Evans
Knopf, $37.50, 432 pages
Controversy attended Grant Wood's iconic and enigmatic painting "American Gothic" from its first public viewing, a juried exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. The depiction...
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Jul 26, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Former teammates scattered far and wide following the end to the NFL lockout. Robert Hughes, meanwhile? It's possible he signed a contract without signing a change of address form.
The former Hubbard and Notre Dame running back starts his professional...
| Sep 23, 2007
More than a quarter century ago, the critic Robert Hughes called the public's response to Modern art "the shock of the new." The role of art was to stimulate ideas, provoke thought, challenge ways of seeing. Today, we are experiencing a different,...
| Mar 1, 2009
Were I to throw my hat in the ring as culture czar/NEA head, I would start with the following:
I would attempt to pass legislation on a special tax dedicated to the NEA for all artists who make over half a million dollars a year from their work.
| Jul 20, 2008
About two years ago, when rats came down from a lowquat tree and began scratching around and scuttling around in the crawl space beneath our Venice home, I made my wife laugh (and wince) by reading to her from Joseph Mitchell's classic 1944 New Yorker...
| May 14, 2008
Robert Rauschenberg, the protean artist from small-town Texas whose imaginative commitment to hybrid forms of painting and sculpture changed the course of American and European art between 1950 and the early 1970s, died Monday night, according to New...
| Sep 6, 2008
San Diego State coach Chuck Long was asked after giving Notre Dame a scare who was better, the Fighting Irish or Cal Poly, which beat the Aztecs a week earlier.
''That's a tough question,'' Long said, chuckling a bit at the question. ''It's hard to say...
| Sep 11, 2008
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Serving as de-facto spokesman for the Notre Dame offensive line, and therefore in position to dissect that unit's uneven debut in 2008, Chris Stewart did not offer explanations via intricate PowerPoint presentations or compelling...