| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Two drunk, loud and usually obnoxious "families" are vying for viewers on the midseason TV schedule: The guidos of “Jersey Shore” and the Gallaghers of “Shameless.”
Some might say comparing a reality show to a scripted drama is...
| Jan 8, 2012
For brief moments, Cassie Stanley can forget her precarious relationship with death.
She forgot on Christmas morning when her family opened presents. At other times, she forgets by immersing herself in watching the Bulls or Cubs on TV in her family's...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Hundreds of onlookers crowded around a booth inside the cavernous Las Vegas Convention Center, hoisting cameras overhead and straining for a glimpse of the woman with the tiny frame and the big fake eyelashes:
The "Jersey Shore" star, more...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:05 PM
In a recent episode of "Spartacus: Vengeance," the rebel leader's companion and confidante, Mira, felled a former ally with an arrow before she could run off with the rebel's loot. Katrina Law's aim wasn't as accurate when she first trained to use a bow....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:40 PM
We have finally come to the end of the journey that has taken us to Miami, Florence and most important, Seaside Heights. Tonight is the "Jersey Shore" finale -- more than likely the last episode ever. I wish I had a little more enthusiasm for the end of...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 12:08 AM
Even a temporary power outage couldn't keep Hannah Taylor from living out her sweetest moment.
The North Star High School student's dream became reality Saturday night after being crowned Queen Maple LXV. Taylor, daughter of Gretchen and Scott Brant,...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Just when you thought they were going away, MTV announced Monday that production for the 6th - and hopefully last - season of the "Jersey Shore" will commence this summer in Seaside Heights, N.J.
The upcoming season will reportedly include resident...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 7:40 AM
LOS ANGELES -- "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has confirmed that he is in a drug rehab program.
In a statement on his official website, Sorrentino said he is seeking treatment "to get control of a prescription medication problem I...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:22 AM
By Liz Kelly Nelson
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is seeking treatment for substance abuse, according to a new report.
A rep for Sitch tells TMZ that the "Jersey Shore" cast member "has spent the past several weeks at an undisclosed...
| Mar 22, 2012
After being bombarded with news of Third World problems for so long, I figured it was time to give a bit of equal time to First World suffering. Every so often I reach a boiling point with modern Western culture and feel the need to rant -- so I'm going...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:45 AM
How did the Cubs’ Kerry Wood spend the night before his team’s season opener against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field?
By decorating cupcakes.
Wood — all 6-foot-5 of him — squeezed the cream cheese frosting out of a...