| Mar 3, 2015
March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Singer Peggy March is 67. Singer Gary Numan is 57. News anchor Lester Holt is 56. Actor Aidan Quinn is 56....
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:20 PM
The parallels between Evel Knievel and Johnny Knoxville are hard to miss, from their willingness to break bones to their talent in marketing them.
It’s one reason why Knoxville agreed to produce and star in “Being Evel,” Oscar-winner...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Finally! A scientific explanation for Johnny Knoxville — he of “Jackass” fame — and the fans who keep him at his dangerous and moronic antics: Male Idiot Theory.
New research has rigorously tested Male Idiot Theory, which...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Shanghai New Media Culture has boarded as co-financier on the now in-production Jackie Chan action adventure vehicle "Skiptrace."
At the AFM Alex Walton's new outfit Bloom is handling international sales, which were previously represented by Exclusive...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:16 PM
To find the latest performance piece by the rising experimental dance company Khecari — "rhymes with 'treachery,'" explains founder Jonathan Meyer — go to West Rogers Park on the Far North Side. Specifically, Indian Boundary Park on Lunt...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner.
Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members?...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Few media figures have felt more conspicuously ahead of their time than George Plimpton, who brought a mix of journalism, hucksterism and showmanship together in one aristocratic package -- like Anderson Cooper, Morgan Spurlock and Johnny Knoxville all...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Megan Fox showed off some snapshots of her two sons on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Monday and complimented the host on her associative virility.
Confused? Well, the actress, who welcomed her second son with husband Brian Austin Green in February, told...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Fans can get a more extended look at the latest take on the popular '80s cartoon "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" in the new trailer for the upcoming Michael Bay film.
While Donatello (Jeremy Howard), Michelangelo (Noel Fisher), Raphael (Alan Ritchson) and...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:19 PM
"Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). Derek Waters and Jeremy Konners' anthology comedy, Internet-born and cable-polished, returns for a second season on Comedy Central. The premise is a process and the process is this: A person, typically a...