| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:55 AM
It has been an art-world puzzlement for nearly 50 years, but the mystery of the Slant Step appears to have been solved.
The Slant Step is an eccentric, near-mythic object in the annals of 1960s Bay Area “funk” art. A found object, it looks...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Bill Maher, Seth Meyers and Bob Newhart are among the old school-new school headliners of TBS Just for Laughs Chicago, the Chicago franchise of the Montreal-based comedy festival. It's slated for June 11-16 at various venues around the city, including the...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:18 PM
We haven’t seen the last of Lisa Lampanelli on the Comedy Central Roasts, not according to the “Queen of Mean” herself.
Lampanelli, the 51-year-old insult comic who performs Saturday at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, said she...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Charna Halpern's script about her late iO (formerly ImprovOlympic) co-founder Del Close opens with the vastly influential, hard-living, difficult, brilliant improvisation pioneer glimpsing a TV on which his former student Betty Thomas is thanking him...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:44 PM
"I've spent my formative years at 'Saturday Night Live' doing 'Weekend Update' while sitting behind a desk," said Seth Meyers in a recent interview. "But in my new job, I think there might be a bit of standing up."
That new job for the former Chicago...
| Sep 27, 2012
Don't deny it: This presidential race, for all its minor dust-ups, has mostly been a snore, a bloodless standoff between two men who, despite their differences, are both essentially uptight squares whose wives are forever trumpeting how poor they used...
| May 3, 2012
If you're one of those people who says, "There should be an app for that!" every time you're confronted with one of life's little quandaries (recent entrepreneurial brainstorms in my household include What's the Dog Thinking? and some form of gaydar),...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The relationship between Mack Trucks and the Lehigh Valley is akin to Ford and Detroit. Previously headquartered in Allentown for more than a century, the truck-manufacturing company has a long and storied history here.
Now, fans of the brand can take...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre in Easton will be performing his illusions for the “America’s Got Talent” judges when the reality competition show returns for its ninth season tonight. David...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A Valley magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre in Easton did not have his audition aired Tuesday on “America’s Got Talent,” when the show returned for its ninth season. David Caserta, a Walnutport native...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:32 AM
At Howard Stern's 60th birthday party in New York Friday (Jan. 31), TV personality and journalist Katie Couric revealed to People that she and fiance John Molner are planning a summer wedding....