| Aug 10, 2013
August is a dead month. Nothing goes on. Nobody's in. You're lucky to get a telemarketer to call you back in August.
Out of boredom and, OK, a bit of desperation, I have been trolling the Internet and reading up on celebrity news. Celebrity news is...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:59 PM
It's tempting to take the Biogenesis scandal, pile it on top of all the others that have soiled the sports world over the past decade and conclude that we live in the tawdriest of times. Perhaps because that might be true.
Major League Baseball's latest...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:24 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Somebody asked new Bears tight end Martellus Bennett if he had eaten at Ditka's restaurant yet.
"I'm not a big steak person (and) I don't eat pork,'' Bennett said. "I'm not a Muslim but I don't eat pork.''
Another questioner at...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 8:27 PM
Man, you really have to feel for Laurence Fishburne.
What a crummy way for the Oscar-nominated actor to learn that life sometimes really does imitate art.
The star of the "Matrix" trilogy, Fishburne portrayed Morpheus, a post-apocalyptic visionary...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Maybe she wore one too many flashy outfits. Or maybe it was that angry outburst toward a U.S. Open referee two years ago or maybe it's simply the Hollywood company she keeps (reality television star Kim Kardashian, in particular) that turned some people...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Every weekend in San Diego is loaded with unique entertainment ideas, from pool parties to music festivals, museum soirees, and posh nightclubs. But, everyone knows that you always have more fun when you look good and feel good. To get you in the right...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Orville and Wilbur Wright, of Dayton, Ohio, had been working on their flying machine for some time, but without visible success. Finally, in December of 1903 they were able to get the plane off the ground for an extended distance at Kitty Hawk. They wrote...
| Dec 30, 2011
Charlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year.
You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Someone call Jello Biafra, Californians need him. We need a laugh, because nothing seems very funny in the Golden State these days.
The sublime brilliance of 1979’s “California Über Alles,” Biafra’s tour de farce with the...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Carrie Fisher was born into a showbiz family in 1956 — she is the daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds and started performing in Las Vegas shows at age 12.
And then, George Lucas showed up with an offer to play Princess Leia in the 1977...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:42 AM
- Kanye West officially confessed his love towards socialite Kim Kardashian as any rapper would do, i.e., in the lyrics of a new song. In the brand new song titled Theraflu, Kanye apart form committing his love to Kim, he also disses her ex hubby Kris...