| May 18, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Unless someone invites me to the Academy Awards and Grammys, I will never be in the company of so many celebrities again.
My wife was lucky enough to get us tickets to Oprah's Surprise Spectacular at the United Center on Tuesday. Based on everything I...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:35 AM
After 14 years in the making, the long-rumored and oft-delayed remake of the Star Tours attraction at Disneyland is about to become a reality.
Walt Disney Imagineering's Tom Fitzgerald has been there since the beginning, writing the attraction's original...
| May 20, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Chris Welsh is the kind of man little boys dream of becoming, a rare, boundary-pushing breed whose life is full of exploration, derring-do and far-off places. He's a nerves-of-steel guy who flies planes and helicopters, races boats, goes on off-road...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Jonette Butler wants something understood: Balticon is not a comic book convention.
"It's nothing like a comic book convention," said the chairwoman of this weekend's Balticon 45, which started Thursday and will run nearly continuously through 4 p.m....
| Jun 6, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Robert Lawrenson was supposed to be in just one episode of "Sanctuary," then director/producer Martin Wood learned he could ride a motorcycle.
"Halfway through I think my first day Martin said to me, 'Do you ride a motorbike?'" said Lawrenson, who...
| Jun 9, 2011
You're an internationally known fashion designer and you have one of the best classic sports car collections in the world, worth hundreds of millions of dollars. You're thinking of putting on a show … where would you go?
It's a short list, but...
| Jun 10, 2011
Reporting from Karachi, Pakistan, and New Delhi -- India's most famous artist, M.F. Husain, often referred to as the Picasso of India, died Thursday in a London hospital. He was 95.
The cause of death was not immediately clear, although he was being...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Actor Chazz Palminteri (“The Usual Suspects,” “A Bronx Tale”) has partnered with Aldo’s owners Sergio and Alessandro Vitale to open a new restaurant in Harbor East called Chazz: A Bronx Original.
With its soft opening...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:34 AM
In a television landscape littered with surgically enhanced shrews screeching at one another and off-key singers who think they're as talented as their parents say, it's startling to find a scripted show that makes viewers think about the theater of the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Jason Gann has been in and out of a dog suit for just about 10 years now.
The Australian actor/writer/producer and a friend, Adam Zwar, came up with the idea for "Wilfred" after a late-night conversation early in the decade. By 2003, they had created a...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...