| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Parents Television Council actually stumbled onto something when it asked "Why Does MTV Get a Pass?" in the context of Miley Cyrus' by-now-legendarily scandalous performance at the Video Music Awards.
Except the advocacy group whiffed on the answer,...
| Sep 1, 2013
Fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes captured the gender-bending electricity of the 1980s style scene like no one else.
He made a name for himself with his drawings of dominant women dressed in the theatrical haute couture of the day. In addition to...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The Los Angeles fire marshal has ordered the number of people in the courtroom where the Michael Jackson wrongful-death suit is being tried be reduced immediately, cutting the number of seats for the media by nearly two-thirds and leaving only one spot...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:49 AM
A high-ranking AEG executive testified Tuesday that he had known for years that Michael Jackson was taking painkillers but wasn’t aware he was abusing them until the pop singer abruptly canceled his Dangerous world tour in the early 1990s to enter...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The great contradiction of A&M Records, the independent record label that turned Peter Frampton, the Police, Janet Jackson and Soundgarden into superstars, was that the man in charge was an easy-listening icon who tooted a trumpet on songs like "Spanish...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Amanda Bynes was released from custody Friday following her arrest on charges of reckless endangerment, marijuana possession and tampering with evidence after allegedly throwing a bong out of her apartment window in New York. The "Easy A" actress...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Goldie Hawn at 67 is still bringing new meaning to the phrase "aging gracefully."
The legendary actress turned 67 on Nov. 21 but for some reason her age seemed to shine as brightly as the sunny yellow gown she wore at a Cannes event. In a good way....
| May 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Angry about a proposal to relax the Federal Communications Commission's rules regulating indecent content on broadcast television and radio, the Parents Television Council and Morality in Media are pressing Congress to stop the regulatory agency in its...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I really enjoyed David Zurawik's column about the Super Bowl game ("For biggest game of the year, CBS again drops the ball," Feb. 4). I'm not a football fan, but did want to support and cheer on the Ravens. I was appalled at the biased coverage of the...
| Feb 17, 2013
It's ice time in Chicago, with people scraping it off their windshields, cheering the Blackhawks as they skate on it and finding new ways to avoid having their cars slide on it. Northwest suburban Wauconda recently made news by saying it was considering...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:38 PM
She walks like the First Lady of the United States and talks like the First Lady. Everywhere 51-year old, Jacqui Rankins goes she is mistaken for First Lady, Michelle Obama.
"I think our eyes, forehead, and our height are similar," she said.