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  • Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement

    Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement
    As women, there’s a universal experience that binds us: that of being and experiencing life as the lesser gender. Not lesser by virtue, mind you, but by supposition. History dictates the sway, and men continue their rule. As feminists (the ones...
  • Where to find Oscar fashion trends in Baltimore

    Where to find Oscar fashion trends in Baltimore
    Starlets draped themselves in a bevy of gorgeous gowns at the Oscars. And while you won't be able to get your hands on many of the custom pieces the celebrities wore as they paraded down the red carpet, we've found dresses that share the same trends...
  • Giuliana Rancic apologizes to Zendaya on-air over hair comment

    Giuliana Rancic apologizes to Zendaya on-air over hair comment
    Giuliana Rancic apologized on-air Tuesday to Zendaya for a comment she made on "Fashion Police" the day prior about the dreadlocked hairstyle the 18-year-old wore to the Oscars. "Something I said last night crossed the line," Rancic said, after noting...
  • Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers

    Immigrants just seeking opportunity of forefathers
    To many thousands of Mexicans, Mexican-Americans and Hispanics in general, actor Sean Penn's comments about Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu were offensive. "Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?" Penn asked, before handing...
  • Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party

    Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party
    Swirling searchlights lit up the sky in front of the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for its 12th annual Academy Awards viewing party on Feb. 22. Themed "Hollywood on State: A Red Carpet Celebration," this year's...
  • Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a great mac and cheese

    Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a great mac and cheese
    One of the things I love most about the holiday season is that virtually all of the dishes associated with Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year, and other seasonal celebrations center on some form of comfort food. Name a recipe, and you can be...
  • Academy Awards 2015: Complete list of Oscar nominees and winners

    Academy Awards 2015: Complete list of Oscar nominees and winners
    "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" won the Oscar for best picture at the 87th Academy Awards. "Birdman" was one of the top winners of the night, also winning for director, original screenplay and cinematography. Eddie Redmayne won the...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • 'SNL' slams North Korea, Sony

    Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.” The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...
  • Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts

    Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts
    Congratulations to former Gov. Sarah Palin for getting her name out there as 2015 starts. You may not have been thinking of Palin lately, but she electrified the Internet by blasting PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA criticized her...
  • Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts

    Oscar nominations unfold in 2 parts
    The Oscar nominations will be revealed in two parts Thursday morning. This will allow all the nominees to be announced for the first time. At 8:30 a.m. ET, directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams present the nominees in 11 categories: animated...