| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Saul Landau, a prolific, award-winning documentary filmmaker who traveled the world profiling political leaders like Cuba's Fidel Castro and Chile's Salvador Allende and used his camera to draw attention to war, poverty and racism, died Monday night at...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
DreamWorks is waiting for Paul Greengrass to submit an official budget for "The Trial of the Chicago 7," which the studio wants to make for just under $30 million.
Greengrass and his producers are scrambling to trim down their initial projection of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Obama has taken a pounding in the press and from other political figures over his handling of the conflict in Syria. How much political damage has that caused him?
Polls offer mixed evidence – some show a steeper decline in his job...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Amid the tributes that poured out after Nora Ephron's 2012 death, one anecdote was repeated often. It was about Phoebe Ephron, Nora's hard-driving screenwriter mother, who became a cirrhotic alcoholic and on her deathbed instructed her eldest daughter,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It's on! In Hidden Agenda Fuels Challenge to Pivotal Death Penalty Case, Chicago Innocence Project director David Protess reports in the HuffPo on who's funding the documentary film that's out to prove he (and others) made a mistake in the......
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Sephora has pulled a un-PC shade of lipstick from its shelves -- and it wasn't the color that was controversial.
The cosmetics giant this week removed "Celebutard," a pinky-beige hue from the Kat Von D lipstick line, following complaints from disability...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
León Krauze grew up in a household of Mexico City intellectuals, where soccer, pop music, literature and politics were vigorously debated and it wasn't unusual to see a Nobel Prize winner seated at the family dinner table.
As a youth he visited...
| Oct 20, 2013
I've missed a few episodes of "Breaking Bad." All of them, to be precise.
I haven't caught much (any) of "Scandal," "Orange Is the New Black" or "The Good Wife."
I love TV — the dialogue, the narratives, the way characters and their conflicts...
| Sep 29, 2013
I delivered the sermon from my driver's seat pulpit, my favorite mount from which to dispense worldly wisdom and perspective.
So I didn't actually see my children's eyes rolling. But the air hung heavy with that mixture of weariness and disdain that...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Following last week's elections, reports surfaced in dribs and drabs of voters being turned away from the polls in Virginia and Texas, two states that instituted draconian voter ID laws. It's an off-year election, and the evidence is too anecdotal to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
A former Muhlenberg student has been cast in a potential main role on the CBS series "NCIS" according to the Huffington Post. Emily Wickersham, who attended the Allentown college in 2006, has been cast as Ellie Bishop, possibly taking the......