| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:39 AM
The buzzword from Episode 2 of "Jersey Shore 5" was definitely "anxiety." And no, not because I was having an anxiety attack (from watching the show), but because our favorite Staten Island guido, Vinny, was.
Thursday's episode started off with the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:10 PM
So, here we are, friends. Episode 3 of "Jersey Shore." If you’re like me, you’ve been putting toothpicks in your eyelids to stay awake. We fared a little better this week, though:
- The night starts with a somber Pauly heading to Karma to...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:20 PM
In what seems to be the longest week of my life, the arrival of my Thursday-night obsession couldn’t have come soon enough. We were tempted with a halfway-decent episode last week, which set us up for a 75 percent OK episode this week. How did it...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 10:03 AM
“Jersey Shore” really is bringing the cliffhangers this season.
The latest episode started off with the gang’s sugar daddy, Danny, barging into the shore house and alerting them that part of the deal to stay there involves them pimping...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Here we are at the fifth episode: Still waiting on a physical altercation between the roommates, and hoping for some sort of monumental event that will bring us back next week. I think the producers took a different route and decided to tempt us as if...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:02 PM
There's rarely a day off in the bar industry and that's just how Ben Brengle likes it. As the general manager at Power Plant Live's Luckies Tavern for the past three years, the 29-year-old Federal Hill resident has seen everything from big national acts...
| Feb 8, 2012
Tim Tebow has not cashed in his V card. Neither have most of the people featured on TLC's "Virgin Diaries."
The reality show, which premiered in December, thrust the topic of virginity back under the pop-culture microscope and has only fueled ongoing...
| Feb 9, 2012
Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola from MTV's "Jersey Shore" is known, along with her castmates, as a party girl.
On TV, she's been a part of much drama while the cast has stayed in Seaside Heights, N.J.; Florence, Italy; and Miami Beach. The fifth season,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Another week, another episode of "Jersey Shore." Does anyone else feel as if watching it has become more of a chore than an enjoyable escape from everyday life?
We keep getting teased into thinking that the following week’s episode is going to turn...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:31 PM
There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol.
He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...