| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Are you ready to gorge? I can’t hear you, Chicago. I said, ARE YOU READY TO GORGE?
Food Network Magazine’s first annual Food Network in Concert takes place Saturday at Ravinia in Highland Park and will not only treat guests to music from...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was a summer of war here in the Middle East, with missiles flying over Tel Aviv and F-16 bombs leveling apartment blocks in Shujaiya and Gaza City. But far from the bomb shelters of Israel and the blown-out buildings of Gaza, Operation Protective Edge,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Billy on the Street" became "Billy on the Late Show" Thursday night when Billy Eichner brought his famous high-energy, crazy quiz games to Letterman's desk.
Famous for ambushing New Yorkers on the street with surreal quizzes, Eichner played "Celebrity...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Howard Stern delivered the eulogy and Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded sendoff that brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media.
A men's choir singing...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Dear Joan Rivers,
You didn't get Meryl Streep crying in five accents. But Audra McDonald and Hugh Jackman singing at your funeral on Sunday?
That's better than anything you asked for in your book "I Hate Everyone ... Starting With Me."
The best of...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Family and friends bid farewell on Sunday to Joan Rivers, the outspoken comedian who became famous around the world for her acerbic wit and brash style, at a private funeral sprinkled with jokes, laughter and songs.
Journalists Barbara Walters and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Larry Lujack, the legendary Chicago radio personality known as "Superjock" and "Uncle Lar," died Wednesday in New Mexico, his wife said. He was 73.
Judith "Jude" Lujack told the Tribune her husband had been in hospice care for three days and died of...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Robin Quivers was making all the news Monday morning while Howard Stern played sidekick, a role reversal that gave way to Quivers' discussion about her long-time battle with cancer.
Quivers underwent surgery last year to remove a large mass in her...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It could be argued, maybe not by snooty art historians but certainly by congenitally low-brow connoisseurs of kitsch, that to be famous in America, truly iconic, one's likeness must be painted on black velvet.
Step into a cramped, dimly lit storefront...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Psssst! Joseph Gordon-Levitt has a secret girlfriend.
But he's not saying who.
Gordon-Levitt, 32, who plays a porn-addicted young man in "Don Jon," which he also directed and wrote, spoke about his lady love on SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show" but...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Jim Lange was the original and best-known host of a television show that has come to be identified with the swinging late 1960s and 1970s: "The Dating Game."
"We were really the first reality show," he said in a 2002 Times interview, "paving the way for...