| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Happy 12/12/12! Enjoy the quirky numerical day while it lasts because it won't happen again for another hundred years. (Or never if the Mayan Apocalypse actually happens) Possibly fueled by this unique bit of numerology, the Internet is buzzing with...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Kill Hannah has spent much of its career coming to its fans around the country and in Europe, but once a year during the holiday season the Chicago alt-rock band has its fans come to it for “A New Heart For Christmas.” And considering the...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:40 AM
“Forbidden Broadway” is fond of bringing funny to South Florida.
The revue that has been parodying Broadway musical since 1982 is landing twice here: Dec. 26-31 at Kravis Center in West Palm Beach and Jan. 4-5 at Aventura Arts & Cultural...
| Dec 24, 2012
A man who lost his sight, a man who lost his limbs. A 9-year-old who started a charity, and a young M.D. -- and Ph.D. -- who started college at age 9. The Tribune wrote about many inspiring people in 2012. Here are updates on some of them.
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Screenwriter Alvin Sargent has sold the Santa Monica home he shared with his late wife, film producer Laura Ziskin, for $11.1 million.
The gated Monterey Colonial, built in 1942, includes four bedrooms and 51/2 bathrooms. A honeycomb onyx fireplace...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Being the Dark Knight isn’t easy on the body or soul. The job also weighs heavy on the wallet.
The total cost of the Batman persona rings in at $682,451,350 -- and that doesn’t include the $7-billion Wayne Enterprises, according to an...
| Aug 8, 2012
Comic book and superhero fans will dress as their favorite characters when Wizard World Chicago Comic Con begins Thursday in Rosemont. But it takes more than a costume to build the powerful muscles of Wolverine, or Lara Croft’s lean, curvy look,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:44 PM
For the longest time I had never heard the song "Call Me Maybe", and I considered myself lucky for it. I even avoided all the music videos that were clogging the internet with cheerleaders lip-synching to the song. Then my streak of weeks living in...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:30 AM
"The Lion King" is set to roar past "A Chorus Line" on Wednesday to become the fifth-longest running show in Broadway history.
The Disney musical, directed by Julie Taymor, has been playing for 14 years and nine months. It opened at the New Amsterdam...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, the 49-year-old owner of Nacho Mama's and a force in the revitalization of Canton, was remembered Saturday by friends, employees, patrons and local leaders for his outsize personality, philanthropy and pioneering contributions...