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  • Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums

    Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums
    “Gish” Deluxe Edition (EMI); 3.5 stars (out of 4) “Siamese Dream” Deluxe Edition (EMI): 4 stars (out of 4) Smashing Pumpkins’ debut, “Gish,” wasn’t the cool, everybody-has-to-hear-it album of 1991. It...
  • A history of men's hairstyles

    A history of men's hairstyles
    The ancient story of Samson and Delilah shows how important a man's hairstyle can be. The tale has inspired sculptors, composers and screenwriters, and Samson's long locks are part of a long list of classic men's hairstyles. What follows is a look at...
  • Heading in a new direction

     Heading in a new direction
    In the 1990s, if you were a superstar, or wanted to look like one, you'd take pains to wear your hair dirty, matted and generally looking like you just rolled out of bed after sleeping off the previous night's revelry. Ripped jeans, T-shirt, baggy...
  • Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters

    Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters
    Dave Grohl saw the news online: The famously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church planned a protest outside a Foo Fighters concert in Kansas City, Mo. The band was another target of the tiny church, which has heckled the funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers,...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • Paul McCartney and the pope are making 12/12/12 a day to remember

     Paul McCartney and the pope are making 12/12/12 a day to remember
    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...
  • Paul McCartney to stand in for Kurt Cobain?

    Paul McCartney to stand in for Kurt Cobain?
    Of all the eyebrow-raising entertainment-related headlines I've read, this one is up there: "Paul McCartney to replace Kurt Cobain in Nirvana reunion" What? Huh? This can't be true. With all due respect to Sir Beatle, even at his peak his voice and...
  • Q&A: James VanOsdol, former Q101 DJ, author of 'We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm'

    Q&A: James VanOsdol, former Q101 DJ, author of 'We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm'
      Remember rock radio? James VanOsdol sure as hell does. The former DJ and writer of the new book "We appreciate your enthusiasm", which chronicles the history of Chicago's Q101, which left the airwaves in 2011. Ernest: Excited about the book! Burning...
  • The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories

    The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories
    Talk stories make you call a friend, tap a co-worker on the shoulder or send an email to a buddy: “Hey, did you see that story in the Tribune about the guy who stole Steve Jobs’ iPad?” Or the one about the historical marker installed...
  • Led by Seether, 98 Rock's Autumn Equinox presents a variety of hard rock

    Led by Seether, 98 Rock's Autumn Equinox presents a variety of hard rock
    Seether, Sick Puppies and Charm City Devils performed at Pier Six Pavilion on Saturday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there. The Autumn Equinox, a 98 Rock-sponsored concert featuring Charm City Devils, Sick Puppies and Seether, may not...
  • Dorothy Parker's lingering ghost

    Dorothy Parker's lingering ghost
    For my 14th birthday she had presented me with a book on scandals of the Amish, which I cherished; for my 15th, an oversized tub of Brussels sprouts wrapped in lingerie, which I hid under my bed. When I turned 16 — that day when one is supposed to...