| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Starting his “Tonight Show” hosting tenure Monday, Jimmy Fallon proved he can snag A-listers and, in the early going, ratings. The numbers that came out Tuesday showed him crushing the competition, at least for now.
But his moments of real,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Maybe Kanye West is still Chicago after all.
The outspoken rapper -- whose Chicago-ness has come into question recently -- had lunch Thursday with fiancee Kim Kardashian at Giordano's Famous Chicago Pizza on Rush Street. The A-list couple posed for...
| Jan 6, 2014
The kerfuffle over comments by "Duck Dynasty's" patriarchal mallard Phil Robertson about gays and blacks grabbed gobs of yuletide ink. Not to be outdone, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry thoughtlessly waded knee-deep into controversy with a wrongheaded...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:37 AM
We’re about to find out if Kanye West has developed thicker skin since his feud with Jimmy Kimmel.
This week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” featured “Waking up with Kimye,” a skit in which a delusional and brash...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:31 AM
In this weekly feature, I ask stars from the sports and entertainment world to name the celebrity that people tell them they look like and/or the ones they’ve been mixed up with.
"Eva Longoria. If we take a picture together, a lot of people are...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The Department of Water and Power began 107 years ago, after Los Angeles bought back the civic water system from a group of privateers. Like its top man, William Mulholland, who began as a ditch-digger, the new DWP chief, Marcie Edwards, also started at...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:41 PM
All kinds of drama at museums in Delaware, North Miami and Washington, D.C., a discovery of new Nazca Lines in Peru, reconsidering the urban role of the Santa Ana River, psychedelic fonts, statue selfies and why liking everything on Facebook encourages...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
You could have seen this coming a mile away.
“Counter the leftist hate,” someone named Marji Wojack tweeted earlier this week. “Join me in Hobby Lobby Love Day-Thursday, July 3.”
Those who support Monday’s Supreme Court...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Amid roiling political unrest overseas, the American pop culture scene is facing its own crisis this week. Last weekend, hackers uploaded hundreds of nude photos of female celebrities onto the Internet, many of them selfies and all of them stolen from...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Now that entertainment reporters have piled on President Barack Obama with their absolutely bogus stories about him attending the Emmy Awards, one thing seems certain:
Obama's Killer Rabbit moment is fast approaching.
Most likely the Killer Rabbit...
| Dec 16, 2011
Pittsburgh players were completely justified in tweeting their emotional responses about the news of Todd Graham leaving for Arizona State...