| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Happy New Year, Top Cheffers! If you are anything like me, you are almost fully recovered from a two-week holiday bender. Since it is the new year, I made the same resolution to exercise and eat more healthfully that I am sure everyone else out there...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 6:13 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Playboy is shuttering its Chicago headquarters in favor of a more sunny locale, company officials confirmed.
The company released a statement Friday saying the move to Los Angeles will take place on April 30.
| Dec 1, 2011
116 W. Hubbard St. 312-464-0466
Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start
Watch out, Melman brothers. Your Hubbard Street spots, Hub 51 and Paris Club, definitely bring the crowds, but the next block over—100 West—might...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Playboy says the photos from Lohan's pictorial were not authorized for release, so you'll have to settle for the cover shot here.
Well, kids... they've arrived. Lindsay Lohan's Playboy spread has leaked online, and she bares almost everything. On the...
| Dec 25, 2011
Pity the rubes. Those wayward tourists who dawdle in their cars and tour buses along Beachwood Drive, enraging the locals as they haltingly seek that perfect Hollywood sign photo op — they know not what they do. Maybe you're not from this...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 11:39 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Saturday's wedding between former San Diegan Crystal Harris and Hugh Hefner is off after the couple had a nasty weekend fight, celebrity gossip website TMZ reported.
Harris, who went to La Jolla High School and studied psychology and San...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 3:56 PM
"Michael Feinstein's American Songbook" kicks off its second season on PBS tonighjt with a visit to Hugh Hefner's pad in search of musical treasures.
The first of three episodes in the series begins tonight.
The series, as was last season, is produced...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:23 PM
PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- The son of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner is free on bail after allegedly attacking his Playmate girlfriend at their Pasadena home.
Prosecutors filed misdemeanor domestic violence charges Monday against Marston Hefner, 21.
| Feb 23, 2012
Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.