| May 28, 2012
| 8:03 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story
Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story tells the remarkable story of Foxx, a veteran comedian and "overnight sensation" at the age of forty-nine whose early life was...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:49 AM
"E! News" host Giuliana Rancic and husband and former "Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic will light Macy's Great Tree at the Macy's on State Street November 5. The stars of Style Network's "Giuliana & Bill" are scheduled to open an Italian restaurant in...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 9:59 AM
They are the lines that, decades after they're uttered, continue to crack you up.
Maybe it's when your son, upon whom you have pinned such high hopes, says he wants to be a dolphin when he grows up. Or when your daughter, looking angelic, asks your...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Flood relief concert is Sunday
Laguna Beach artists and musicians will band together to raise funds for the victims of the December floods through a charity concert and silent auction this Sunday at the Artists' Theatre, 625 Park Ave.
| Feb 6, 2011
Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details,...
| Apr 16, 2012
I am in the middle of interviewing a parenting expert when she says, "We are mothers, not our kids' friends."
Aghast, I reply, "I consider myself to be friends with my boys! In fact, we call ourselves friends!"
After all, we giggle together over silly...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen caused a furor with her comments about Ann Romney, wife of Mitt Romney. Rosen has apologized for saying that Mrs. Romney "never worked a day in her life," but the controversy will drive a lot of Sunday morning talk....
| Apr 19, 2012
One of "Chicago's Very Own" is being honored tomorrow night for his role as a Chicago television pioneer. Marshall Brodien, Bozo's wacky wizard Wizzo, is being inducted into the National Television Academy's Silver Circle. And as WGN's Dean Richards...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:21 PM
"Lonesome Traveler" had plenty of company Saturday at the Laguna Playhouse gala opening.
The Rubicon Theatre Co.'s ode to American folk music had the sold-out audience spontaneously singing along and the enthusiasm didn't end when the curtain came down....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Watch out Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy. There's a budding comedy superstar nipping at your heels.
In Hampton Roads, comedian Kevin Hart is selling tickets at a blazing pace. Promoters announced Friday that the actor and stand-up man will perform a...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Fifteen minutes before the Bulls and Charlotte Bobcats faced off at the United Center Saturday, comedian Kevin Hart was on his phone, trying to get an extra ticket to the game for his friend.
Hart didn’t expect to make it to the game by tip-off. He...