| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:09 AM
A trip to the top of the Hancock Center or Willis Tower can languish on Chicagoans' to-do lists for years — nearly 20 on mine — but September dangles some of the finest days to round up the family and get it done.
Tourism dips just as...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 8:05 AM
On a recent Wednesday, Harry Morton sits at the head of a conference table at the Pink Taco offices on Sunset Boulevard. To his left, a bookshelf displays framed photos of Morton in Vanity Fair and Men's Vogue along with articles on how at 27 years old,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Katy Perry just might be the "straight-up enemy" whom Taylor Swift talks about in a new interview and references in a song off her upcoming album. And if Perry isn't, then the "Roar" singer definitely knows how to subtweet for maximum attention....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Weirdness has a new home on TV: Participant Media's Pivot will air segments from Rainn Wilson's "SoulPancake" webseries exclusively starting Monday, Aug. 25.
Pivot will air "Mixtape by SoulPancake" at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Mondays, starting next week. The...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Katy Perry has tidied up some old business, selling her fortress-like compound in Hollywood Hills West for $5.565 million.
The pop singer bought the property in 2011 with her then-husband, actor Russell Brand, for $6.5 million. But the couple never...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Conan O'Brien will host the youthful, pop-oriented MTV Movie Awards for the first time on April 13 at the Nokia Theatre, the late-night host announced on "Conan" on Tuesday. At 50, he is the oldest performer ever to host the show, which tends to favor...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus were supposedly girlfriends — but are they anymore? Comments Perry made on TV while promoting her Prismatic tour Down Under made their way halfway around the world, and Cyrus is not happy.
It all started Monday on...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:30 AM
OWN has sought to surround "Lindsay" - its docu-series devoted to Lindsay Lohan - with a patina of seriousness and quality, from touting the involvement of director Amy Rice ("By The People: The Election of Barack Obama") to preceding it with a showcase...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Sony international TV topper Andrea Wong, film producer Pete Czernin, and TV chat-show host Jonathan Ross have joined the governing board of the British Film Institute.
Wong is prexy of international production for Sony Pictures Television,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Russell Brand, the actor and comedian and author, is adding a new vocation to his resume -- revolutionary.
The Bookseller reports that the British publisher Century purchased the U.K. and Commonwealth rights for a new book from Brand in which he...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TAORMINA, Sicily -- Pamela Anderson at 46, has plans for a new chapter in her career, starting with her role in Werner Herzog's next film "Vernon God Little," the former "Baywatch" star said at the Taormina Film Festival in Italy, where she received a...