| Feb 15, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Mayor Emanuel can be a hard guy to get to really know.
Politicians like President Obama, who gave him street cred by backing him in 2011, and Ald. Carrie Austin (34th) have confirmed what some suspect – that Emanuel is "a little hardheaded" as...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:00 PM
For the big-screen adaptation of Chicago writer Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel “Gone Girl,” a filmmaker might have hired any random hottie to play Andie, the college-student girlfriend of murder suspect Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck).
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Following sporadic live appearances in 2014, hip-hop trio N.E.R.D. is officially back with its first new music in five years. The act has recorded three songs for the upcomingfilm “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water,” due Feb. 6....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:06 AM
For years, no one in the music industry cared about songwriter Kevin Kadish's passion project: a '50s-sounding record of doo-wop-inspired pop. Top 40 radio had increasingly fallen in love with the opposite: beat-driven, electronic-leaning dance music...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A federal judge said that a jury should decide whether the Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and Clifford Harris Jr. composed "Blurred Lines" copied from Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up."
U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt on Thursday denied a effort by...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:02 AM
If you keep up with pop culture, Hollywood's glitterati and, particularly, the "black" blogosphere, you've probably heard of celebrity blogger "Necole Bitchie."
Necole Kane, who grew up on the Eastern Shore and lived in Baltimore for several years while...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Kevin Hart and his fellow "Real Husbands of Hollywood" cast members kept the conversation real Tuesday evening at the Paley Center for Media while discussing the upcoming season of the BET show that has been dubbed "the fakest reality show."
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Paula Patton has moved to formalize her split from "Blurred Lines" crooner Robin Thicke, and there's little about it that's blurred.
The actress-model filed the divorce petition last Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"It's much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked." -- Ethiopian leader Haile Selassie
I'm still raving about the new movie "Gone Girl," but I find lots of people think I'm crazy, so I will offer you some negative reaction. I won't...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:06 AM
This is the thing about being an '80s band: No one wants to admit they're in one.
"I don't consider myself to be an '80s artist," says Tommy Heath, lead singer of Tommy Tutone. "That's part of the problem."
There's a stigma attached to the title,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Never has a bit of fabric and elastic inspired such devotion and derision as the scrunchie, the iconic hair accessory worn by "Heathers" and Hillary Clinton alike.
The last time we saw flocks of females wearing scrunchies? It was the late '80s, early...