| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:59 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: .
Veterans Day pancake breakfast
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:53 PM
When asked about recent allegations against Bill Cosby, Chris Rock fell into what for him is an unusual position. He was at a loss for words.
"I don't know what to say," he told New York magazine. "What do you say? I hope it's not true. That's all you...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:50 PM
It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix.
Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Top Five * * *
Cuando se sube a un escenario, Chris Rock se revela como un excelente cómico, pero en el cine su talento no ha sido tan notorio. Después de dirigir dos fallidas películas que ya nadie recuerda, Rock parece reivindicarse en Top Five, cinta...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:30 AM
It would seem beyond argument that Americans are more sophisticated today than they were in the 1930s and '40s. We travel, communicate and do business across the globe, have access to more information and more types of sensation than ever before —...
| Dec 2, 2014
Actor Red Buttons poses in a mirror for Los Angeles Times staff photographer Lou Mack....
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
To the boomer generation, seeing Bob Hope on TV or in the movies was like spending time with cranky relatives. Sure, there were a lot of great memories — the World War II shows, the "Road" movies with Bing Crosby — but it also was a little...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:58 AM
"Night of the Living Dead" (1i968) plays at The American Theatre, 125 E. Mellen Street, Hampton, at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of the Phoebus Film Series. Here is a piece I wrote about this classic horror flick as part of a series of movie essays.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Mere months after a heated public debate over an editorial in which Dylan Farrow once again accused her father, Woody Allen, with molestation, Americans find themselves embroiled in a similar but even more emotionally wrenching news cycle.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:25 PM
That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Two hours is a whole lot of dumb. So in that respect "Dumb and Dumber To," starring the off-the-chain, goofballing Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, delivers on its promise.
The sequel's definitely been dumbed down, which is not really an issue. If you buy a...