| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
If you read my column the other day about Bethlehem mayoral write-in candidate Jim Gregory, which mentioned his legal problems and his odd choice of companions in incendiary blogger Tricia Mezzacappa, you may have wondered whether I was exaggerating...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:20 PM
I’m getting civil unioned to my girlfriend soon, and I’m wondering, what’s the gay wedding invite etiquette? Do I invite people who don’t know I’m gay or who I know will be morally against it, just to be polite? On the one...
| Aug 6, 2013
When Write Club founder Ian Belknap was offered the opportunity to curate and host the free Live Lit on the Lake series as part of Chicago Park District's Theater on the Lake program, he immediately set three criteria: to balance the approach with both...
| Aug 6, 2013
While filming the highly anticipated big-screen adaptation of "Divergent" in Chicago, Miles Teller also attended two Rolling Stones shows, a Hawks playoff game, a Bulls playoff game and two Cubs games.
In the excellent coming-of-age film "The Spectacular...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:49 PM
The lineup for day three of Lollapalooza starts off strong with Palma Violets, Guards and Wild Belle kicking things off.
Festival organizers are reporting an official attendance of 100,000 people each day of the 3-day festival.
Greg Kot (GK), Bob...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Aaron Hernandez has “always been a great person” and will prove all the haters and [bleep] talkers wrong!”
So says Aaron Hernandez in what is reportedly a letter handwritten to an unidentified supporter. TMZ.com obtained the letter...
| Jul 24, 2013
“The To Do List” star Aubrey Plaza has stated she approaches some interviews as performance art pieces. This may explain why during a recent phone interview she claimed to be on a canoe in the middle of a lake.
“It just makes me more...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The first thing to understand about Gilberton police Chief Mark Kessler's famous machine gun is that it's an honest-to-goodness assault rifle, making it unusual in the context of the gun control debate.
Going by the photograph on the front page of The...
| Jul 23, 2013
When Jay Z and Justin Timberlake announced their “Legends of the Summer” stadium tour in February, it seemed like a shrewd business decision--putting arguably the commercial kings of hip-hop and pop/R&B together for a short, expensive tour. It...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Kate Middleton has given birth to a child. That child (hopefully) has 10 fingers, 10 toes, two eyes and will grow up to be healthy.
That being said, I don't give a flying [bleep] about that baby and neither should you. The American obsession with the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:12 AM
"MasterChef" executives, get ready for an avalanche of chiropractic bills. From all the neck injuries inflected when viewers watched Krissi drop from a top place to last place in the likability category.
Look at the bright side, "MasterChef" fans: That'...