| Mar 4, 2014
I found the Oscars to be less than invigorating the other night, but they did have their moments. One of them was supplied by John Travolta, who mangled singer Idina Menzel's so atrociously that it was unrecognizable. The best approximation......
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:48 AM
The first things that catch your eye at Portia's in Oakland Park are a pig doll dressed as a Southern belle and a foot-and-a-half tall porcelain pig chef holding various vegetables. The porcine greeters – a tribute to a family pet named Portia...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Randy Couture is a mixed-martial arts icon and UFC Hall of Famer who has brawled his way to five world titles and is a big reason that UFC is the pop-culture phenomenon it is today. But if there’s one thing he wants you to take away from his...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:41 PM
In its sophomore season, GLEE is a biting musical comedy that has quickly become a pop-culture phenomenon. This season’s No. 1 entertainment series among Teens and a Top 3 series among Adults 18-49 and 18-34 boasts critical acclaim, a loyal fan base...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The Ravinia Festival announced Thursday that Idina Menzel, the original star of “Wicked” (she won a Tony as Elphaba on Broadway in 2004) and also now known for her work on “Glee,” will make her first appearance at the Highland Park...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:56 PM
When you hear the name Idina Menzel, you might think of Shelby Corcoran in "Glee," or Elphaba the witch in "Wicked," or Maureen in "Rent."
Menzel has memorably played all three of those women. But in her upcoming PBS concert special and at the Ravinia...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Wow. That's all I can say about the winter finale of "Glee."
Let me begin by giving a small PSA: if you're going through something — no matter what it is — you are not alone. Help is available. If you need someone to talk to, please call 1-...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Everyone's favorite singing misfits from William McKinley High School are back.
Okay. Maybe not everyone's favorites. But if you're a diehard Gleek like me, then you've been waiting all summer for the premiere of season three and Tuesday's episode did...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:48 PM
It seems as though dreams really do come true as the 'Glee' gods grant my wish of having Idina Menzel, aka Rachel's mom, Shelby, return as a guest star in season three.
Even better? A Rachel and Shelby duet, of course! The dynamic duo sang "Somewhere...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
She emerged from the womb "like a froggy, ferny cabbage." Some folks never did get over the shock of seeing the artichoke-colored baby, who grew up to be a fearsome threat to a girl from Kansas ... and her little dog, too.
That green-skinned character...