| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"The best lover to have is someone who is obsessed by their work and lives two blocks away." -- Michael Ondaatje, author of "The English Patient"
This is right in line with the lover who turns into a pizza at midnight.
To lose "60 Minutes" genius...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:20 PM
As the curtain closes on the latest episode of “Ferguson,” the media series, it is fair to wonder whether events might not have spiraled out of control to the extent they did had the media settled on another topic.
Ebola, say. Remember that...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:19 AM
Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis was rehearsing with students in Havana last month when a translator tapped him on the shoulder and asked him to stop everything.
The translator then told the room that Cuban President Raul Castro had just been on TV to...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:59 AM
HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards.
Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Actors Avi Hoffman and Patti Gardner star in the musical "Stars Of David," running now through Jan. 4 at the Broward Center.
The musical was a commercial hit during runs off-Broadway and in Toronto since 2012 and is on a state wide tour following the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Editor's note: Sony announced Tuesday that it will give “The Interview” a “limited theatrical release” beginning Christmas Day, with the movie showing in a handful of independent theaters across the country. Originally scheduled...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Football, football, and more football! Nationally televised games on ESPN, Fox, ABC and NBC were among the most-watched programming in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami market last week.
The top-rated game was the Dec. 1 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:10 AM
"Sunday Night Football" elevated NBC to the top of the TV ratings but Fox followed closely behind in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic with help from an NFL overrun.
The New England Patriots-San Diego Chargers game on NBC notched a rating of 6.1...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
As former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice tries to rehabilitate an image sullied by domestic violence — a crucial step in restarting his NFL career — branding experts and sports analysts say he faces a straightforward, yet imposing task:...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 2:28 PM
One day after a Bolingbrook teen was accused in federal court in Chicago of plotting to travel to the Middle East and join Islamic State, the FBI is asking for the public's help to identify other individuals who have traveled — or are planning to...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:39 AM
There's an extraordinary tale of valor under fire in the opening pages of Stephen E. Ambrose's World War II book "Citizen Soldiers." It perfectly depicts the American fighting spirit and even has a homespun punch line:
After a Mississippi woodsman and...