| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:53 PM
When a customer asks a librarian to help them find a funny novel, it can be a challenge to find one that fits an individual's sense of humor. One person may appreciate dark humor, while another may enjoy satire or gentle humor.
If you think you might...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Most moviegoers first met Ben Falcone on a plane in the 2011 comedy "Bridesmaids," when he portrayed an air marshal enduring the crude propositioning of bridesmaid Megan, played with boorish exuberance by Falcone's real-life wife, Melissa McCarthy....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:04 PM
You could say that North Central College senior Carlee Beth Fields is wild about Wilde.
She will direct Oscar Wilde's 19th century comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" this week as part of North Central's Student Director Series as well as part of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:32 PM
As Netflix forges ahead with its annual purge of available streaming titles, which saw a handful of TV shows and movies expire from the service on Jan. 1, a crop of new additions are taking their place. Here are our suggestions....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SOAPnet's bubble has finally burst.
On Dec. 31, Walt Disney Co. will pull the plug on the cable channel it created 14 years ago to squeeze extra life from its popular daytime dramas.
But like all great soap opera characters, this one didn't go down...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Chris Donovan wanted to be a congressman. Now he's the reluctant star of a federal court multimedia show on corrupt practices, featuring a colorful lineup of bums and goodfella wannabes.
Donovan lost the congressional seat he wanted to Elizabeth Esty,...
| Jun 23, 2013
Michael Stars, a nostalgia brand after more than 25 years, is branching out.
When it first hit its stride in the early 1990s, the label's bright-colored, clingy T-shirts in signature stretchy Shine fabric wholly embodied the moment. The style, as seen...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Melissa McCarthy stole the show at the box office this weekend, proving she has the star power to attract moviegoers to theaters even during a blizzard.
"Identity Thief," her comedy co-starring Jason Bateman, easily ran away with the weekend's No. 1...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:29 AM
"Gilmore Girls" and "Parenthood" star Lauren Graham is writing a TV pilot based on her book "Someday, Someday, Maybe."
The ever-likable actress is writing the TV adaptation of her book about a struggling actress for the CW -- something of a return to...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Twinkle toes are without a stage on ABC Family. The network has canceled its low-rated freshman drama "Bunheads."
The ballet drama had wrapped its 18-episode first season in February. The series, which starred Broadway veteran Sutton Foster as a Las...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"When I look back on that time, I'm so appreciative of all that show taught me and made possible for me," Alexis Bledel says of "Gilmore Girls," which was created and produced by current "Bunheads" mentor Amy Sherman-Palladino....
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Congratulations to Danny Strong, who picked up his very first Emmy for writing HBO's 2008 election drama "Game Change." But as the accomplished writer approached the stage, most of us recognized him from his other career as an actor....