| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:23 PM
A warning to “The X Factor”: You’re not “American Idol.” Despite creator/judge Simon Cowell’s blustering that his new FOX-TV show would be so different from “Idol,” it’s not. The third episode...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Lest there are any newcomers around today, I'll explain that I generally alternate various kinds of lists -- movies, TV shows, books -- and Movie Quote Quizzes on Friday. Today is a list day. It probably should be something about......
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:43 AM
A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid:
| Jul 4, 2011
I am sitting on the balcony of the Grand Hotel Timeo eating almond-flavored granita (a kind of Italian sherbet) for breakfast and thinking about Lady Chatterley.
More accurately, I am thinking about the real-life inspiration for Lady Chatterley —...
| Dec 12, 2010
"Unmentionables" are getting mentioned a lot lately. As we await next month's hearing for the alleged "underwear bomber" in Detroit, airport security screenings have inspired an online entrepreneur to offer tungsten-lined underwear for the sake of...
| Sep 22, 2010
Michael Bolton has postponed his concert that was supposed to happen at the Gallo Center in Modesto tonight.
A spokesperson for the Gallo Center says Bolton got laryngitis.
Workers are currently calling ticket holders for tonight's concert.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:29 AM
YouTube has released a list showing the most watched video's of 2011.
You've seen many of these videos on FOX 17 News, in our Web Moment reports, and in Robb Westaby's Video Shots.
In total, more than 1,000,000,000,000 (1 trillion) video plays this year...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Steven Tyler turned in a beautiful rendition of the national anthem before Sunday's AFC Championship between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens -- that's "beautiful," the word that lost all meaning last year when Tyler used it to describe...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Surprise winner Melissa McCarthy turned the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday into a Chicago-centric celebration.
McCarthy, star of CBS’ Chicago-set “Mike & Molly” and Plainfield native, was flabbergasted win her name was...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 1:40 PM
I really didn't think that Fox's "X Factor" could find more interesting people than it did the first week, but then I watched Wednesday's episode. It definitely gets better with time.
It's the second week of auditions, this time in Chicago and Seattle....
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:15 PM
With the back seat and trunk of his car crammed full of hundreds of CDs by Connecticut bands, Bob D'Aprile is a rolling encyclopedia of local music. Known almost universally as Bob D, the Stamford resident has had a singular hand in shaping the contours...