| Mar 2, 2011
| 10:22 PM
When the real Rahm Emanuel stepped into the WLS-AM 890 studio late Wednesday afternoon to meet the man who had impersonated him so effectively and humorously on Twitter, the skies didn't open, and no one got sucked into a time vortex.
| May 6, 2012
| 1:27 PM
LOS ANGELES -- George Lindsey, the actor who portrayed the country-bumpkin mechanic Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show," died Sunday after a brief illness, his family said. He was 83.
Lindsey's character Goober Pyle joined the hit sitcom in 1964 as...
| Dec 16, 2011
Erica Daniels has a lot of reading to do. Sitting among piles of submitted plays at her Steppenwolf office in Lincoln Park, she carefully places one script at the top of the stack so she remembers to take it home.
"Everybody's getting their scripts in...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The French novelist Michel Houellebecq is possibly best known for pissing off Muslims and for endorsing sex tourism. Add to that a reputation for crazy boozing, and the guy doesn’t win loads of sympathy. (A mini flap over the author’s...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The tail end of the holiday season marks the second birthday of the Glendale Philharmonic. On Sunday (Jan. 8) the orchestra celebrated that milestone and this evening’s opening of their third season by performing at the First Baptist Church of...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:26 AM
La historia de los mineros chilenos que permanecieron atrapados bajo tierra más de dos meses llegará a la pantalla grande.
Los 33 mineros han vendido los derechos a su historia al productor Mike Medavoy, según un comunicado de éste y de los...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Jun 15, 2008
IF THERE was any more evidence needed of the mainstreaming of fashion, it's this: Kids used to go to Build-a-Bear Workshop or Color Me Mine to get their creative juices flowing. Now, they can design a piece of clothing, decorate it with graphics,...
| Oct 16, 2007
| 2:07 PM
2007-10-15 13:00:06.0 Shai Steinberger: Hi Nicole!
2007-10-15 13:01:05.0 Nicole LaPorte: Hi there! Are you doing this on some fancy computer? Or an iPhone?
2007-10-15 13:01:40.0 Shai Steinberger: haha
2007-10-15 13:01:46.0 Shai Steinberger: nope - just...
| Jan 15, 2009
| 12:40 PM
| Jan 15, 2009
It's Hollywood's version of the saddest orphanage imaginable: More than a hundred precious newborns looking for a loving home. Only a dozen and a half will be lucky enough to find one, with fewer adoptive parents now showing up.
The Sundance Film...