| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Vanessa Williams is engaged to Jim Skrip and she has the bountiful ring to prove it.
"The Trip to Bountiful" star confirmed the news while filming the Sept. 30 episode of "The Queen Latifah Show" and showed off her massive sparkler on the talk show's...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Rene Russo surprised everyone on stage -- including maybe herself -- when she revealed during a taping of "The Queen Latifah Show" that she has bipolar disorder.
Queen Latifah had asked Russo and her "Nightcrawler" costar Jake Gyllenhaal on Monday to...
| Mar 3, 2013
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year.
Queen Latifah shoved...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 3:30 AM
Hammerjacks, Baltimore's shrine to big hair, loud dresses and heavy metal, is plotting a comeback.
An Anne Arundel County man has bought the trademark to sell Hammerjacks-related merchandise. And, he said he's negotiating with developers for a new...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Dick Smith, who was there when the place opened 31 years ago, was back at his piano bar in Phillips Seafood Sunday afternoon, the last day of business at Harborplace for the last of the original tenants. Smith played "As Time Goes By," and longtime...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Dan Rodricks dropped by Phillips Harborplace on Sunday for a sweet good-bye to the Light Street Pavilion anchor restaurant. He wasn't the only one.
Here's Rodricks' story about the people who showed up for the last day to reminisce about the...
| May 12, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Jon Stewart unloaded on Fox News during Wednesday night’s “The Daily Show,” not only with satirical criticism of the network’s outrage over Chicago rapper Common visiting the White House, but with his own freestyle rap:
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2011
When I first heard that former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin had said it was "too easy" to criticize the White House for inviting rapper Common to an event, I thought, "Of all the rappers proudly repping the most negative aspects of their backgrounds,...
| Jul 17, 2011
Don't get Dolly Parton started about end-of-the-world prognosticators. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was raised and remains devoutly religious, as she demonstrated so artfully in her biblically rooted classic song "Coat of Many Colors." But the...
| Jul 15, 2011
In trying to give a modern twist to "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan's" bestselling story of women and friendship in 19th century China, director Wayne Wang has been tripped up by his chick-lit tendencies. He should have trusted that author Lisa See's...