| May 30, 2014
| 12:42 PM
North Shore game show gladiator Julia Collins captured her 20th consecutive victory on “Jeopardy!” this afternoon, securing the second-place record for most matches won.
Collins, 31, collected $18,100 and broke former contestant Dave Madden&...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
North Shore "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins' winning streak ended Monday, with the formidable women's record-holder taking third place in her 21st and final episode.
"I’ve had a while to get used to it, but still, with the final episode...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The "Jeopardy!" winning streak continued today for Wilmette resident and Kenilworth native Julia Collins, who captured her 14th victory on the game show, scoring $22,690, and bringing her total winnings to $284,100.
The 31-year-old former management...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:37 AM
For years, a group of black men has gathered daily at a cigar shop across from Cross Street Market, here in Baltimore. We talk politics and sports amid plumes of pipe and cigar smoke. However, conversation halts at 7 p.m. when the quiz show "Jeopardy"...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Revenge of the Nerds" meets "Back to School" via "Doogie Howser, M.D." in "HairBrained," a campus comedy that tries to transcend its many formulaic elements with an insufficient dose of absurdism. This follow-up feature from the writing-directing team...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution.
It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs.
Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:16 PM
North Shore resident and "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins continued her streak on Friday, netting $30,800 in her 15th victory and boosting her total winnings to $314,900.
Officials with the game show said Collins, 31, a resident of Wilmette and a...
| May 25, 2014
Iconic television game shows like "The Price Is Right," "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" inspired this year's Wonka Ball benefiting About Face Theatre. "The Gayme Show!" was held May 9 at Macy's on State Street with nearly 500 in attendance.
| May 6, 2014
| 6:45 AM
While the rest of the citizens in the Free State will have the opportunity to watch the first televised gubernatorial debate among Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur, I will have to be content watching...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Game shows occupy a unique corner of the American brain. Who can't name Vanna White's chosen profession? Who can't place that immortal shout of "Survey says!"? Do the words "double jeopardy" actually invoke the law for anyone? Even if we haven't seen...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Jerry Seinfeld will continue to tool around in fancy cars, chatting with celebrities and drinking coffee for four more seasons. The digital entertainment channel Crackle announced Wednesday that the hit online series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has...