| Dec 25, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89.
Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
| Dec 28, 2012
Fontella Bass, 72, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, died Wednesday at a St. Louis hospice of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago, said her daughter, Neuka Mitchell. Bass had...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:55 PM
As a genre, the celebrity interview hasn't changed much over the years. The standard talk show appearance is home to the carefully sculpted anecdote. In-depth magazine profiles tend to pivot around a contrived field trip or two, or leave you with the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:51 PM
I've always appreciated the programmers at cable network FX for their desire to bring edgy, brainy and brave series to TV, which is why the Charlie Sheen project "Anger Management" stupefies me.
How does the home of challenging, outside-the-box...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy.
In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
| Jul 28, 2011
'Rescue Me' recap: Revelations come in all shapes and sizes in episode 3...
| Aug 2, 2011
Wednesday's Highlights: 'Franklin & Bash' on TNT...
| Aug 4, 2011
'Rescue Me' recap: It's now unmistakably clear why flames and explosions have taken a back seat in the final season of "Rescue Me." Who needs fires when the crew of 62 Truck is so good at fighting each other?...
| Aug 11, 2011
'Rescue Me' recap: The power of Operation Oral Sex by Nate Jackson...
| Aug 18, 2011
'Rescue Me' recap: 9/11 memories provide lessons for the living, written by Nate Jackson...
| Aug 25, 2011
'Rescue Me' recap: Lou goes from Jeter to Judas, written by Nate Jackson...