| Jun 22, 2014
Under the influence of antidepressants, painkillers and Jack Daniel's, and desperate for any form of sleep, comedian Artie Lange chugged a bottle of Clorox bleach and stabbed himself nine times in the chest with a butcher knife. In his new memoir,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Shortly after the America's Cup began last month, the trophy Jimmy Spithill and his crew had taken home from Valencia, Spain four years earlier was put out for the 34-year-old skipper and his Team USA crew on their way down to the dock each morning....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:35 PM
The tiny coal town of Gilberton has become a spectacle for the nation's gun debate, marshaling dozens of armed gun-rights activists who come to defend the borough's suspended police chief, whose profanity-laced YouTube videos sparked the controversy.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Watch out, "Puppy Bowl," there's a new cuddly show vying for the eyeballs of animal loving sports fans on Super Bowl Sunday. It's Hallmark Channel's "Kitten Bowl," hosted by Howard Stern's wife, Beth Stern, and featuring John Sterling, the official...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"When I was in high school and first heard the piece I immediately fell in love with it. It was sexy, naughty and little dangerous. By the time I got to college, I had dismissed it as cheesy trash. Now that I am older, it's all of the above."
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before coming up with my own stat of the day.
The Skinny: Caught most of an amazing documentary on KCET last night on World War II hero James "Maggie" Megellas. Incredible story. Go watch it. Tuesday's roundup includes more analysis...