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  • Katy Perry's Super Bowl 'show' is entertaining, but a loss for music

    Katy Perry's Super Bowl 'show' is entertaining, but a loss for music
    The Super Bowl on Sunday finally gave up trying to make its halftime show a concert and made it unabashedly a show instead. The result of pop singer Katy Perry’s performance more clearly defined what, exactly, the halftime show is. But it was a...
  • A Super Bowl guide to remember

     A Super Bowl guide to remember
    Greetings, and welcome to the Super Bowl column I'm constitutionally obligated to write because I'm a journalist and the Super Bowl is Sunday and that's all we're allowed to write about. (This requirement was added to the First Amendment in 1968,...
  • Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader

    Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader
     In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
  • At 79, Music Legend Herb Alpert Still Driven By His Love Of Playing

    At 79, Music Legend Herb Alpert Still Driven By His Love Of Playing
    Herb Alpert is an award-winning American musician who, with his Tijuana Brass, brought us such standards as "Taste of Honey" and "The Lonely Bull," as well as his hit single "This Guy's In Love With You." On Oct. 11, the iconic trumpeter, composer...
  • With 'Aquarius,' dawning of a new age for Tinashe Kachingwe

     With 'Aquarius,' dawning of a new age for Tinashe Kachingwe
    Tinashe Kachingwe seemingly came from nowhere to become a fixture on the Billboard singles charts with "2 On," but a visit to the singer's home reveals a long road to stardom. A poster from her time with a childhood modeling agency hangs in one corner....
  • 'The Voice' recap: Coaches try Jedi moves, bribery on blinds, night 2

    'The Voice' recap: Coaches try Jedi moves, bribery on blinds, night 2
    Sometimes “The Voice” can surprise you, but here’s one thing you can pretty much count on: If a contestant is shown ahead of a blind audition declaring that he or she is aiming to impress a specific coach, that contestant will end up,...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, My most memorable year

    It's my least favorite episode: "Most Memorable Year." Let's see what the 17-year-old has to say. Which of the presumably 12-13 of them that she can remember will she pick? I also hate the shameless manipulation -- you will cry, and you will like it....
  • Are you ready to talk some football?

    Are you ready to talk some football?
    My wife hates sports and has always had special vitriol toward football. Being an art school chick who hung out with goths and hipsters, she learned to tune out all the maniacal Green Bay cheese heads in her family while growing up in the suburbs of...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 other acts that should be in

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 <i>other</i> acts that should be in
    Pardon me while I feign outrage for a fake institution. The annual conundrum known as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees list was announced Thursday, and it's as baffling as ever. In fact, so shaky is its philosophical foundation that arguing seems...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Tears, the Carlton highlight 'Memorable' night

    A steam train of emotion came roaring through the “Dancing With the Stars” ballroom on Most Memorable Year night – a three-hanky salute during which celebrities revealed significant moments in their lives, heartstrings were tugged, and...
  • Kitt Shapiro -- honoring her mother, the great Eartha!

    "I BETTER get them black cha-cha heels...!" So said the late great Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, in John Water's immortal "Female Trouble." Perhaps it is odd to be quoting Divine on this second day of the new year. You were expecting something...