| Mar 10, 2011
Here is Rob Kasper's review of Kumari, a Mt. Vernon restaurant I don't hear too many people talk about. But Kumari's still there, so it must have a following. I reckon that makes Kumari kind of like Desperate Housewives, a......
| Sep 29, 2008
Why is this woman smiling? NBC's Sunday night Eagles-Bears tilt attracted an average of 12.3 percent of American homes in major markets, besting the season premiere of "Desperate Housewives" by about 10 percent. If there is one overriding lesson I......
| Oct 2, 2008
We've got our first winner out of the 2008-9 season gate: "Grey's Anatomy," which squeaked out an 18-49 win over "Desperate Housewives." Its rating? A 7.4 in this demo, which is a very solid number. Please go to the......
| Apr 18, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Mere hours after Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for president in 2016, "Madam Secretary's" Elizabeth McCord (Téa Leoni) helped prevent another Cold War. "The Good Wife's" Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), newly elected state's...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Nominees for the 64th Primetime Emmys include several former Chicagoans, continuing a trend from years past. The 2011 winner for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, Plainfield native and “Mike & Molly” star Melissa McCarthy, was again...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Once again, Publix is tugging on our holiday heartstrings.
And I can't lie. I love it.
I love the commercial where the hungry nutcracker and sly angel raid the holiday feast. When the salt and pepper shakers come to life. And when the big family...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:54 PM
I've probably said it before, but originality is overrated.
Which is why the most valuable tool in any enterprise's development arsenal just may be a feather duster, to make presentable something it already has and consumers already know.
This is true...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Kal Penn and John Cho aren't all that much like their stoner characters in the “Harold & Kumar” franchise, but you wouldn't know it by the way the two co-stars bantered back and forth about their favorite Christmas songs at the Park Hyatt...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
For all the Chicago acting talent that turns up on TV each season, a steady number of local playwrights are landing TV work as well. Particularly women. Laura Jacqmin recently joined the staff of the new ABC series "Lucky 7" (which co-stars fellow...
| Sep 17, 2013
Chemical weapons are evil, but you could also say they're cursed. They have a talismanic power to bend and distort U.S. foreign policy. You can ask George W. Bush or Barack Obama.
In 2003, then-Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz gave a lengthy...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Harry Caray's Restaurant Group once again teamed up with sports stars from the past and present (and a former “Desperate Housewives” actor) for the newest addition to the Harry Caray family.
The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, former Blackhawk...