| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For most Oscar viewers, the red carpet is little more than a fluffy delight — a few hours filled with insanely expensive dresses, over-caffeinated commentators and false modesty.
But for Joe Lewis, whose job is to make sure the red carpet is ready...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Reality producer and exec Eugene Young is set to join Ryan Seacrest Prods. as president.
Young will oversee the company's growing roster of series productions and help set the strategic direction for Seacrest's many ventures.
The banner at present is...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:56 PM
It takes a small army to get Hollywood Boulevard ready for its biggest party of the year: Streets are closed. Lights are set up. Rain canopies are brought in (just in case).
But it's not just the film industry that must be red-carpet-ready. The...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The off-white ivory tuxedo jacket was the standout trend on the men's side at the Academy Awards -- worn by just a handful of fellows but ones who turned out to be among the night's most high profile -- starting with E! Entertainment's Ryan Seacrest,...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Jennifer Lawrence in red Dior Haute Couture. Lupita Nyong’o in Prada. Cate Blanchett in Armani Prive. It was an amazing red carpet leading up to Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony, and the Los Angeles Times’ Adam Tschorn and Jenn Harris...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:39 AM
There are so many indicators that define us moms and literally set us apart from every other life force on Earth. So, here you have it: Signs You’re a Mom, or as I like to say, You Know You’re a Mom IF…
1. You haven’t heard...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Twitter Inc. has launched a full Web version of its popular Vine video-sharing social network, expanding the service beyond its smartphone app.
Vine users can now view and "like" videos, leave comments and "re-vine" others via the new website. Users,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:12 AM
It's back to basics for BlackBerry, as the Canadian phone maker has said customers should expect most of its future devices to come with keyboards built into the hardware.
John Chen, the company's new chief executive, told Bloomberg that he is a big fan...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
John Chen is not pleased with T-Mobile.
BlackBerry's new chief executive took to the company's blog to slam the wireless carrier, which last week targeted BlackBerry users in an email offer that encouraged them to switch to the iPhone 5s.
Chen said he...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Now that the Olympic flame has been extinguished and the Royal Family has gone back to doing whatever it is the Royal Family does, Chicagoans such as myself can only ask, "What if?"
What if Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had strutted across the stage at...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Pharrell Williams looked wiped out.
Late on a recent evening, the singer-rapper-producer was shuttling between two studios at a Melrose Avenue recording complex. In one he was working on music for this spring's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which he's...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:18 PM
About a third of California college students report being uninsured and they said the primary reason was cost, not an aura of invincibility, according to a new survey.
The results released Monday are based on a poll of 836 students at three Cal State...