| Dec 17, 2012
WGN Morning News producer Jeff Hoover's weekly one minute of random fun.
Here's some of the biggest names in Hollywood coming together to sing "Silver Bells" with The Ides of March's Scott May and his might WGN pipe organ !
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, Netflix announced a Feb. 1 release date for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
All 13 episodes of the first season will be available to subscribers on that date. The whole project...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:50 PM
A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...
| Jun 7, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
When a young prostitute tells Anne (Juliette Binoche) that men appreciate the opportunity to fulfill fantasies they can’t realize with their wives, I imagined syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage appearing on screen and asking,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies.
In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:28 PM
This post has been updated, as indicated below.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:04 AM
1.) The Honeycombs- Have I the Right?
2.) Sir Douglas Quintet- She’s About a Mover
3.) The Raspberries- Go All the Way
4.) Tom Jones- Delilah
5.) Chicago- Alive Again
2. Phil Larson
1.) Al Green- I’m Still in Love with You...
| Dec 5, 2012
The Ides of March featuring Jim Peterik Annual Christmas
With Special Guests Megon McDonogh and Dick Biondi
Saturday December 8, 2012 7:30 pm
The Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center
St. Charles, IL
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Philip Seymour Hoffman will be on the big screen during the Toronto International Film Festival, but it won't be in writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's highly anticipated film,"The Master," that's said to be a thinly veiled look at Scientology....
| Mar 15, 2012
Clothes are made to be discarded eventually. Some because of wear and tear, others because their season has past, still others because they were always destined for charity or the garbage bin.
But some clothes can't be let go, especially by the women who...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Today is the Ideas of March, a day oft-cited as filled with grim portent.
The day's ominous nature is drawn from the words of a soothsayer in Act 1, Scene II of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." It's a rather obvious bit of foreshadowing. We all know that...