| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Jipsy Castillo (photo by Beth Black)
In typical photographs of Miami social life, oddly dressed society people pose next to giant checks in unaffordable locations, Entourage wannabes clutch overpriced...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:51 PM
It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:06 AM
If there ever was a year when Jeremy Piven could be excused for missing the annual Piven Theatre Workshop Gala — which benefits the theater his mother Joyce and late father Byrne founded in Evanston 41 years ago — it would be this one.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:26 AM
The day after Lockport native CM Punk won the WWE Championship at the Allstate Arena in mid-July, there were photos on TMZ of Punk celebrating with the title on the streets of Chicago. Not long after that, Punk was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live&...
| May 4, 2011
Right cheek or left? Actual or simulated contact? Single or double? In all its iterations, the social kiss is spreading across the U.S. like pollen in spring — warmly welcomed by some; dodged like an allergen by others.
"It's become such an...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 2:01 PM
Chicago native and former "Saturday Night Live" performer Nora Dunn has kept a busy schedule since moving back here a little more than three years ago. Despite her Chicago address (she lives in the Ukrainian Village), her career has been just fine,...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Apparently Chicago politicians are hot—at least the fictional kind. They appear in Fox’s “The Chicago Code,” CBS’ “The Good Wife” and, this fall, in “Boss,” a new Starz series that will begin filming...
| Aug 27, 2011
Actor Matthew Perry has bought a newly built custom house in the Sunset Strip area for $8.65 million. That might explain why he put his West Hollywood condo up for sale last month at $2,995,000.
At his new home, walls of glass in the main living area and...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Emmy-winning TV producer Jonathan Littman has purchased the "Entourage" house in Encino for $4.2 million, according to public records.
The setting of the HBO show's Season 7 last year, the gated Tuscan-style villa has 9,010 square feet of living space...
| Sep 11, 2011
By his own admission, Tony Bennett doesn't get nervous often. But he was anxious that day, more than 50 years ago, when he was filling in for Perry Como as host on the crooner's variety television show.
"Como had a big orchestra and great stars," Bennett...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 11:02 AM
The vampires, werewolves and, um, fairies of "True Blood" will be back on HBO June 26, the network has announced.
HBO also set the return dates for "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (July 10) and the final season of "Entourage" (July 24). Check out the details...