| May 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Ellen DeGeneres is the latest comedian to be awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Ellen DeGeneres will receive the award during a ceremony in October....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The night's most-watched program is likely to be “NCIS,” which CBS has announced will return next season. There wasn't much doubt about that, because “NCIS” is the No. 1 show in television, but it's nice to know it will be back. In...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:03 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story
Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story tells the remarkable story of Foxx, a veteran comedian and "overnight sensation" at the age of forty-nine whose early life was...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:43 AM
An entertainment icon will be in Southwest Michigan, but not for one of his famous stand-up shows.
Comedian and actor Bill Cosby will be in Benton Harbor Wednesday night to speak at the Southwest Michigan Economic Club.
The event is for members.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:21 PM
BENTON HARBOR -- His "Cosby Show'' ground to a halt 20 years ago, although it's still seen in syndication, but Bill Cosby still knows how to enthrall an audience.
Anyone who attended Cosby's appearance Wednesday night at the Lake Michigan College...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:21 PM
LeVar Burton speaks with the clarity and conviction of a man with an audience. His indignations are righteous. “I'm pissed at the current state of education in America. The fact that we've spent way too much money on war and not enough on our kids?...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:44 PM
"Never has a player so good been seen by so few people. As Bob (Costas) said that I was one of the few lucky ones. I saw him play in high school and I covered him his entire ABA career. He was a combination of Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, Sam Jones, and...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Viddy (free, iOS 4.2 or later)
What it is: An app to capture, embellish and share short videos. It's the equivalent of video Twitter, but instead of a 140-character tweet, Viddy lets you share 15-second videos across your social network.
How it works:...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Lil Rel may be back in town after taping the pilot for a new “In Living Color” TV series and his big club gigs around the country, but when asked where his fellow Chicagoans can see his next live local performance, he pauses.
| May 22, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The deaths of disco legends Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees and Donna Summer brought out the best of society on social media. Just kidding—Twitter users even managed to rewrite history by declaring that Donna Summer sang “I Will Survive.”...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
In the four years since Will Smith last appeared on the big screen, the two-time Oscar nominee has been producing movies with his son, developing scripts and cringing every time his daughter cuts her hair.
He's also dyed his own hair to hide those...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we...