| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:52 PM
A house in Glendale that "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak and his first wife, Sherrill, once lived in has been redone and flipped back on the market at $699,000.
The two-story Craftsman, built in 1911, has been remodeled while retaining much of its...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:01 AM
"F--- You, I Love You, Bye: The Rahm Emanuel Story"
There are plenty of jokes that land solidly in this good-natured, necessarily profanity-laden skewering of Chicago's current mayor, which flashes forward to the year 2081 when visitors to the...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 6:39 AM
Bob Costas is one of television’s most thoughtful and engaging sports commentators. His essays, analyses and interviews for NBC Sports are in a league of their own.
He understands the sociology and poetry of sports like few others – and is...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:01 PM
It might be hard to imagine that anyone is more psyched-up for Thursday night's matchup between the Ravens and 49ers than Baltimore and San Francisco fans.
But there is. The team at NFL Network, which is cablecasting the game from Baltimore's M&T Bank...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:30 AM
We've made it to the finale already; it seems like the season has gone quickly, but then again, if I have to hear Lisa say "I know what I have to do to win, but it goes against everything I believe in ..." I may stab myself in the ear with an ice pick....
| Dec 26, 2012
I’ve often thought headline writing could anchor a game show that no one but copy editors would watch. The clock is ticking, space is limited, accuracy is a must, vitality is preferred -- and cleverness is the occasional icing on the cake....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Life on the fringe can be precarious, and this year three small Chicago theater companies with a combined 31 seasons among them decided to call it quits: BackStage Theatre and Caffeine Theatre (both on our best-of compilations in the past) and New Leaf...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:21 AM
It is hard to get too worked up about the deficiencies of a telecast when the game being covered feels like a preseason contest.
That was the case Sunday as the Ravens' junior varsity lost to the second-string Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 — with the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:52 AM
It's hard to focus on tonight's "Bachelor Pad" while we are eagerly awaiting ABC to confirm Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte as the next Bachelor.
And this isn't a pipe dream like our "Make Chris Harrison the Next Bachelor" Facebook group. A few...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Mary F. Goodson, a retired government worker and longtime member of Fulton Baptist Church, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Northwest Hospital.
She was 72.
The daughter of a police officer and a homemaker, Mary Frances Stanton was born and raised...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Last month, the CW came to Baltimore to film an episode of its new reality singing competition, "The Next: Fame is at Your Doorstep."
On it, Joe Jonas, Nelly, Gloria Estefan and John Rich took 72 hours to coach four unsigned performers, who sang for a...