| Dec 26, 2012
Hey, thanks for stopping by! Welcome to "Dealing With Grief for Comic Book Geeks." This is where you wanted to be, right? A lot of times people confuse us with the "Anger Management for Gamers" group. You wouldn't believe the number of guys I see rage...
| Mar 7, 2013
** (out of four)
If “Oz the Great and Powerful” only had a brain. And heart. And courage.
Even then it’d still have James Franco, who should never again collaborate with director Sam Raimi. Franco's turn as Peter Parker's pal/nemesis...
| Mar 14, 2013
Negative five stars (out of four)
An instant landmark of crap, “Upside Down” begins with an interminable voiceover as Adam (the permanently earnest Jim Sturgess of “Cloud Atlas”) utters, “The universe is so full of wonders,&...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:14 AM
It was a VIP guest list that few Broadway productions could dream of.
Former President Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit Tuesday to "Ann," the one-woman biographical play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Two men have been charged with slaying a woman and two children and wounding a 4-year-old boy in an October 2010 shooting in south suburb Harvey.
Brandon Griffin, 29, of the 100 block of Shabbona Drive in Park Forest, and Dajuan Crockett, 22, who lives...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The expected legal settlement between the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and director Julie Taymor has failed to materialize, leading a federal judge in New York to set a new trial date for the ongoing battle.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Anyone who’s seen Forrest Gump knows that humans have been capable of exoskeleton technology for quite some time. Of course the equipment wasn’t very good; it still took an iron will and a girl with AIDS screaming your name to give you...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With buffets available nearly 24 hours a day, it's no surprise that the average cruise-goer gains a pound a day, according to a poll of 1,281 people by independent cruise travel agents. Of those polled, 6 percent said they gained up to 18 pounds during...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
The all-American appeal of crushing a car with a giant truck may transcend language, but Monster Jam isn’t taking any chances. Say hola to El Diablo.
If not everyone got the memo about how an appeal to the emergent U.S. Hispanic demographic...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:51 AM
I never actually said that...until my husband and I seperated. Now I'm throwing the Dad word around like crazy. Solo parenting, even if your Ex is totally in it, ain’t easy.
The day to day doesn’t bother me so much. Most busy families don&...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:08 PM
This morning's holdup of a 7-Eleven store in the Montclare neighborhood by a man in a Spider-Man ski mask was the robber's second heist at the store in a month, police said.
The robber displayed a handgun during the robbery, which happened about 5 a.m....