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  • Apodaca: A sorry state for apologies

    Elton John lamented in song that "sorry seems to be the hardest word." With all due respect to Sir Elton, he has it all wrong. "Sorry" doesn't seem to be very hard to say at all. In fact, it's often way too easy. It's frequently observed that an...
  • Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'

    Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'
    Two Boca Raton teenagers induced Howard Stern to jump from his seat, and enticed more than 900,000 YouTube viewers to click play — by rocking out on their cellos. After finding instant fame with an animated, electric cover of Jimi Hendrix's...
  • Review: Billy Joel plays The Entertainer at Wrigley Field

    Review: Billy Joel plays The Entertainer at Wrigley Field
    One of the lesser-known songs that Billy Joel performed Friday at Wrigley Field was “The Entertainer,” a caustic bit of showbiz commentary that includes the line, “I won’t be here in another year if I don’t stay on the...
  • At the ESPYs red carpet, it's a mix of bling, sweat and cheers

    So much of life is plain ugly (cell towers made to look like trees) or vaporous (Masahiro Tanaka's elbow, or that little Italian village I just purchased on eBay). But then you run across something genuine and serene. Yes, it's the ESPYs I'm talking...
  • Gay Males Choose Ellen DeGeneres as Their Favorite Celebrity Endorser

    Gay males have crowned talkshow personality Ellen DeGeneres their most admired celebrity, and have singled out her recent pitch work with Maybelline as the advertising campaign they liked most in the past year. DeGeneres closely aligns with the celebrity...
  • Best red light ticket excuse: Driving Elton John

    Best red light ticket excuse: Driving Elton John
    Some drivers offer unusual excuses to get out of red light camera tickets, but perhaps none has been more novel than taking Elton John to the airport as part of a police escort. In 2010, that motorist got his ticket thrown out. From random violence to...
  • Elaine Stritch's edible Chicago connection

    Elaine Stritch's edible Chicago connection
    Elaine Stritch's death on July 17 at age 89 sparked tribute tweets from fellow actors, Facebook posts of video clips of her performances and, surely somewhere, the lifting high of a vodka stinger — a knowing reference to a line in her signature...
  • Bob Stanley's 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' is crazy in love with pop music

    In 1954, Bill Haley shook, rattled and rolled. In 2003, Beyoncé went crazy in love. That's two pop stars, among the biggest of their time, using similar language (and similar grooves) to describe more or less the same thing. But think of all that...
  • Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group

    Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group
    Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans. He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...
  • Loree Rodkin's rock-to-riches tale

    Loree Rodkin's rock-to-riches tale
    Jewelry designer Loree Rodkin has just picked a cookie off a plate in the cafe at Ikram, the high-end women's clothing boutique in Chicago, when she sees a smiling face approaching. It's Sting's manager, Kathy Schenker, who's in town with him for his...
  • 'Californication' Finale: David Duchovny Says Goodbye to Hank Moody

    WARNING: "Californication" fans who have not watched the series finale should stop reading. This interview with star David Duchovny contains spoilers about that episode. After seven seasons of charting the booze-soaked escapades of writer-cum-lothario...