| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Two of my greatest passions had a nasty scuffle recently in Huntington Beach. Animal rights won on the street, while artist rights scored a knockout in the media.
At times like these, it smarts to be in the middle.
For those who missed Chris Epting's...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:13 PM
It's a label Liza Minnelli cherishes, and one she's never fully understood.
"Gay icon." Ask her to explain it, and she'll come up empty.
On Google, Minnelli's name alongside that two-word phrase cues up 117,000 results. When she performed back east...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Today’s professionals didn’t fantasize about becoming presidents and princesses when they were younger -- instead, their childhood dream jobs involved occupations such as engineering, writing and science.
American boys wanted most to be...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Polling on the 2016 presidential contest has already started, and Gov. Martin O'Malley has jumped out to a better-than 2-to-1 lead -- over last place finisher Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
That's if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:35 AM
If you’re an athlete, and you are reading this, Emmanuel Yarborough is heavier than you.
Guinness World Records named the 6-foot-8, 704-pound former Morgan State wrestler and football player the world’s heaviest living athlete, as reported by...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:41 PM
State Farm Insurance has pulled direct sponsorship of Penn State football for the 2012 season in the wake of the sex abuse scandal at the university, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.
The decision by the Bloomington, Ill.-based company was made in the...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Sarah Palin isn't getting many headlines these days amid the slugfest for the Republican presidential nomination, as Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum fight for the delegates. But the release of the HBO movie "Game Change," based on the book by Mark...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Rosie O'Donnell's reported decision to move her talk show to New York is disappointing, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today, but added he will focus on ways to keep the West Side neighborhood where the show now tapes a cultural destination.
O'Donnell put her...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:08 PM
After format changes failed to attract new viewers to "The Rosie Show," OWN has decided to end Rosie O'Donnell's talk show, the network announced officially Friday.
O'Donnell will tape her final show March 20 and the last episode will air at 6 p.m. March...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:28 AM
•••• Microsoft will not be announcing a new Xbox console at E3 this summer or "anytime soon." I suppose it makes sense to wait it out until they’ve replaced literally every console that’s gotten the Red Ring...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
When Jimmy Fallon takes over "The Tonight Show" from Jay Leno in February 2014, he's not just getting an upgrade in his start time, he's also getting a billing promotion.
As first pointed out by the Huffington Post, Fallon's "Tonight Show" will be...