| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Nearly a week after "Scandal" First Lady Mellie Grant got sloshed and told off her philandering husband, fans still are buzzing about "Drunk Mellie."
Bellamy Young is happy to hear it, but she was initially terrified about delivering the moonshine-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:05 PM
In between Obamacare website glitches, and the NSA spying on almost everyone in Europe (if it’s Monday, it must be Spain), and a possible terrorist attack in China’s Tiananmen Square and so on and so forth, there’s also this pressing...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Hugh Hefner, you wacky pop-culture maven, you: The Playboy founder and wife Crystal Hefner went all out for Halloween, dressing up as Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus from that memorable MTV Video Music Awards performance.
Hef tweeted a selfie with...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Chris Brown saw a felony charge of assault reduced to a misdemeanor Monday afternoon when he appeared in a Washington, D.C., courtroom after spending time in jail following an altercation early Sunday morning.
The R&B singer and his bodyguard,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Nicole Kidman had her share of an "intoxicating" level of fame when she was married to Tom Cruise — but 12 years later, she's not upset that that has faded.
Kidman, 46, now lives in Nashville with her husband, country star Keith Urban, and their...
| Nov 3, 2013
In awarding the 2013 Heartland Prize for Nonfiction to "The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream" by Thomas Dyja, the Tribune celebrates an important cultural history of mid-20th century Chicago.
This stylishly written and deeply...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Miley Cyrus seems to be the scariest monster out there this Halloween — at least if you're part of Hollywood. And you're not Miley Cyrus.
The overly unleashed former tween pop star made her own mark on the holiday Wednesday by dressing as Lil...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
George Plimpton's greatest story was his own life.
There was very little the renowned journalist, writer and longtime editor of the literary journal the Paris Review didn't try. During a career that spanned the second half of the 20th century,...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex.
He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Tucked away on shady 57th street in Hyde Park, just blocks from the University of Chicago campus, is O'Gara & Wilson bookshop. The store has been on this street, in some form or another, since 1882.
Over the years, the bookshop weathered the Great...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Alessandra Ambrosio is having a pretty great year.
Just after the broadcast of the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last week, the supermodel has landed a feature interview in Net-a-Porter's The Edit. Yes, interview, with words. Not just photos...