| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Back in 1984, when glam metal band Stryper first started getting attention for its Christian message, critics argued that it was hard to tell its music apart from other rockers whose lyrical message was far more worldly and, in some......
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The latest Viper is coming sooner than expected, but when it does go on sale it will no longer be sold as a ???Dodge." It will be known as the 2013 SRT Viper, and the super car will go into......
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The revamped Viper, now known as the 2013 SRT Viper, will be shown to the public in April at the 2012 New York International Auto Show, according to MSNBC.com. This will be the first vehicle branded solely as an SRT,......
| May 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
With the announcement of more sophisticated, technology-laden versions of the Toyota Avalon, Ford Taurus and Chevrolet Impala, you'd think the state of large, non-luxury family sedans was pretty sound, but think again. Over just the past five years, the...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 7:56 PM
A decade in the automotive industry is like the passing of the Mesozoic era; a lot changes. In 2001, Hyundais were questionable and Toyota was infallible. Pontiac, Oldsmobile and Plymouth existed. Scion did not. So it may come as a bit of a surprise...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Tribune music critics John von Rhein (classical) and Howard Reich (jazz/blues) each pick 10 shows you shouldn't miss this summer:
“The Circus Princess” and “The Cousin from Nowhere”: Emmerich Kalman's three-ring...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 1:04 PM
tarting in the fall, new iPhones and iPads will have a higher-IQ version of Apple's robot assistant, Siri.
A common complaint has been that the artificially semi-intelligent app is no good at finding movie showtimes, so when you ask Siri when and where ...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The 28th Street Metro Cruise is 15 miles of eye candy for automobile lovers. This year organizers expect the number of people enjoying the festivities to be around 300,000.
More than 15,000 cars and trucks will cruise up and down 28th Street trying to...
| Jul 3, 2010
Its sign is a lovely neon creation, featuring the shape of a 1957 Plymouth. The business itself opened in 1934 and parts of the building are from … well, "I was told that this part of the building, or at least this wall made it through the Chicago...
| Apr 14, 2008
As you cruise car shows in the greater Los Angeles area, you might notice that muscle cars from the 1970s are increasing in popularity. Phil Skinner, editor of Kelley Blue Book's "Early Model Values Guide," agrees. He's the sort who would rather spend...
| May 10, 2009
Do you own an orphan?
Plenty of us do, and even more of us will. "Orphan" is the term used in the auto industry for vehicles that are no longer supported by an active dealer network. We've seen orphans before — Oldsmobile and Plymouth, for instance...
| Jun 22, 2008
SPREADING across the Southland in an intricate web of highways and byways, Los Angeles is not an easy place to get to know, let alone love. Compared with other urban regions, its size and sprawl can frustrate a newcomer's efforts to grasp the totality...