| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Two drunk, loud and usually obnoxious "families" are vying for viewers on the midseason TV schedule: The guidos of “Jersey Shore” and the Gallaghers of “Shameless.”
Some might say comparing a reality show to a scripted drama is...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:55 AM
To cast Rob Lowe as Drew Peterson, a former cop indicted for his wife's death, requires vision.
"I was very gratified they came to me with it because I don't think on paper I would be in the top five guys you would think of," Lowe says.
| Jan 13, 2012
"I did my first triathlon when I was 50" is not a sentence you hear often. But for Elizabeth Brackett, it's the truth.
"I really started getting into them over the last 10 years," said Brackett, who, at 70, has three world championship triathlon titles...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Relatives and friends of a teen-aged girl who went missing from the Austin neighborhood nearly four years ago teamed up with Chicago Police Saturday to renew a public plea for information related to Yasmin Acree’s whereabouts.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:49 PM
It's rare that you can say a piece of television is inevitable. But throughout the media circus following the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, the notion that there would be a Drew Peterson Lifetime movie was about as close to a sure thing as you could...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:44 PM
Dr. Mel Goldstein had plans for the weeks ahead, cancer or no cancer. They included giving his daily weather reports on two radio stations and organizing a radiothon to benefit Connecticut Hospice in Branford.
But on Wednesday, the 66-year-old former...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Led by Gwen Samuel of Meriden, the Connecticut Parents Union added its voice Wednesday to the myriad calls to reform education this year. Samuel said the group supports the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents' proposal to reform...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:52 PM
I’d get in a heap of trouble if I wrote my opinion on whether Drew Peterson was guilty of murder. The makers of the new Lifetime movie, “Drew Peterson: Untouchable” (7 p.m. Jan. 21, Lifetime; 1 star), however, do not have a problem...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Sitting Saturday in the Will County Jail, Drew Peterson watched a Lifetime movie about the five years leading up to his arrest and found it "hysterical."
His missing fourth wife's family, meanwhile, was stunned by the inaccuracies and jumbled timeline....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Lifetime's "Drew Peterson: Untouchable" movie generated record viewership, the network said Monday, averaging about 5.8 million total viewers when it aired Jan. 21.
I wonder how many of them made watching it a drinking game. It'd be easy to do. Each time...