| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If I showed you the headline "Weak Charter School Laws Enable Scams, Insider Dealing," you'd probably assume it's the latest shoe to drop in the unfurling scandal of FUSE, the punch-drunk charter school group attempting to run schools in Hartford, New...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:17 AM
There were servers walking around the 15th anniversary party for Mrskin.com Friday at the Chop Shop in Wicker Park with trays of mini-cupcakes. My friend grabbed one with vanilla frosting and I grabbed one with chocolate frosting. Right when I was about...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:45 PM
To those critics who have spent the last week decrying NFL chaos and calling for the commissioner to resign, Roger Goodell has finally provided a clear public reponse.
In a 43-minute news conference Friday, he proved them all right.
| 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 23, 2009
Mackenzie Phillips??? family secret is a secret no longer. In her spill-all autobiography, "High on Arrival,??? she details her memories of drugs, sex, rehabs, arrests, and divorce. But the topper is her confession of a longtime incestuous relationship...
| Oct 27, 2009
Rosie O'Donnell tells Howard Stern that the problem in her faltering relationship with Kelli Carpenter isn't about sex. Then she went on to talk about a flirtation with Angelina Jolie, pre-Billy Bob Thornton and Brad Pitt. Waaaait a minute. "She......
| Oct 27, 2009
In a twist on Halloween, the online bookseller Abebooks has collected its top 10 ghostwritten books. The best story -- although perhaps the worst-written -- is of actress Hedy Lamarr. Although she was listed as the sole author of her......
| Nov 2, 2009
David Letterman admitted he did "terrible, terrible things" with his willing female staffers. Jimmy Kimmel is now dating one of his writers, after breaking up with Sarah Silverman.Did other talk show hosts have scandals? Find out about the romantic...