| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:25 PM
It will be the end of an era for many young women at the box office this weekend, as the "Twilight" finale hits theaters and could gross more than any movie in the vampire franchise.
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," the fifth and final...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:36 PM
MERCED, CALIF. -- A would-be purse snatcher dressed as Spider-Man could have used some superhero web-slinging skills when he attempted to rob a 24-year-old Merced woman, authorities said Friday.
Daniel James Bradley, 22, was taken into custody shortly...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:15 AM
When Sandy Finley needed gifts for colleagues recently, a store-bought picture frame simply wouldn't do. Instead, she whipped up a little something in pink and black, using a product originally made to keep ammunition cases dry during World War II.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Stan Lee Media, an Internet company that shut down more than a decade ago and has been mired in litigation ever since, has filed a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against Walt Disney Co.
The complaint was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Colorado,...
| Oct 17, 2012
In the excellent new drama “Mr. Sophistication,” veteran comedian/actor Ron Waters (Chicago-native Harry Lennix) is tempted by the notion that fame means he exists on a different level in society.
“I think any honest celebrity would see...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Halloween pop-up stores have again bloomed throughout Glendale and Burbank — with customers inspecting Spider-Man costumes nestled between bowls of fake spiders — but there is less horror this year, at least for landlords.
As the local...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:21 AM
A co-writer for the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has reportedly accepted a book deal to tell his side of the story of the troubled mega-production.
Glen Berger, who wrote the book for the musical along with Julie Taymor, has inked a...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:22 AM
"Fun Size," a terrifying Halloween prank starring Victoria Justice of the Nickelodeon brat-com "Victorious," concerns a Cleveland high school senior who misplaces her preteen brother on trick-or-treat night. One too many jokey references to child...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Chicago Tribune reporter Jenniffer Weigel presents a must-see video of men dressed as Spider-Man and Captain America visiting a children's hospital. (Posted on: Oct. 25, 2012.)
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:13 AM
When I saw the video posted above, I was pretty much aghast. I knew that the current NWA Heavyweight Champion Adam Pearce was in the midst of a feud with Colt Cabana, but I was unaware of the level it had escalated to. Setting an opponent on fire is one...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Skeletons, butterflies, frogs and even baby chickens bounced around the festive food court at the Mall in Columbia on Tuesday, as officials urged residents to celebrate Halloween despite Sandy's after-effects, and parents enthusiastically tried to comply....