| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:05 PM
I am sitting on a gray, velvet, diamond-tufted couch in a top-floor apartment that overlooks Los Angeles. The view is breathtaking. There are hookah pipes strewn around on tables outside and a Mariah Carey song is the background music of the day.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Everyone who interviews Annie Clark, the singer-songwriter better known as St. Vincent, knows there are certain things she doesn't like to talk about: Anything personal? Could be awkward. Her childhood? Better not. Her status as one of indie rock's...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.”
Buatta's luxurious interiors,...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The most recent season of "American Idol" isn't just a singing competition. It's also a photography contest. Between the deluge of Whitney Houston and Celine Dion ballads, the show has been asking viewers to send in selfies of themselves watching the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
NEWARK — There were those who were definitely looking for attention at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday, like the guy dressed in Colonial Williamsburg-type garb or the fellow from Denmark who was dressed as the Where's Waldo character.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:36 PM
MTV’s “Unplugged” series has hosted a wealth of music talent over the years, including Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton and Florence and the Machine. Now add Miley Cyrus to the list.
If there were questions about whether the Disney princess...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Gay media can’t seem to make up their minds about Chicago recently. Here, RedEye breaks down four recent rankings.
The ranking: OutTraveler.com, Incomparable Gay Neighborhood
Chicago’s spot: No. 1, Boystown
The methodology: Editors...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
As a child, Rachel Thomas was fascinated with breaking things because she likes to, in her own words, “test boundaries.”
Recording and performing under the name KSRA, the 29-year-old Logan Square resident does the same with her genre-defying...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:24 PM
It’s the question that gets asked every holiday season: Why can’t anyone come up with a original, classic Christmas song anymore?
Many have tried, including Justin Bieber, The Killers, Christina Aguilera and even Snoop Dogg. But the last...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The new year kicks off with new seasons of "Community," "Downton Abbey" and "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," the new ABC spy miniseries "The Assets" and a special "House of Lies Live!" improv special. These are your TV picks for Dec. 30 to Jan. 5....
| Dec 20, 2013
One DJ punches a sound-effect button to produce the sound of sleigh bells. His morning-show partner cues up the theme to the "Batman" TV show, followed by "Pomp and Circumstance" and the theme to "Cops."
"See? You can make any song a festive song, by...