Displaying items 13-24 of 269 » View courant.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-23 Next >
Liz Smith"WHEN YOU'RE younger and have the early success I had -- it sounds like the worst Hallmark cliche -- but I didn't have anyone to share it with. But when you have a family and children, you kind of see yourself reflected in them. I want to make the kind of...
Liz Smith"Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult," said Canadian feminist Charlotte Whitton back in the '70s. We don't want to dwell on tragedy -- every day there are losses everywhere. But...
Liz Smith"Man is certainly stark mad. He cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by the dozens," wrote Montaigne back in the 1600s. I am sitting here with a cup of coffee writing for my still-alive syndicated newspapers and for the Internet and I am...
Tags: Vanessa Redgrave, Katie Couric, Music, Mormonism, Apple iPad
One year ago, I didn't predict that a book about predictions, "The Signal and the Noise," would be one of the top-selling nonfiction titles of 2012 or that its author, former Chicagoan Nate Silver, would become a cultural icon whose name is synonymous...
Tags: Drew Peterson, Joe Walsh, G8, Amazon.com Inc., Labor Markets
As a kid growing up on the Southwest Side, Colleen Wagner Coughlin had a thing for animals. Gerbils and other small, furry critters populated the family home. "I always loved animals as pets, but it was how they reproduced — I didn't even know the...
Liz Smith"I'm as pure as the driven slush!" said Tallulah Bankhead Finally, an evening where we didn't even need Tallulah. I THOUGHT I WAS the world-class expert on fund-raising evenings, but last week I received a big surprise when I trekked west, almost to the...
From Inside the BoxComedian Rosie O'Donnell says she loves TLC's reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" so much that she wants to buy the family a house....
Pop2itO'Donnell announced the big news on her blog Monday (Aug. 27) in her classic free-form style, writing, "we married in private/before her surgery/just the 2 of us/when we r both well enough/will have the wedding of r dreams."...
Pop2it"50% of women having heart attacks never call 911," O'Donnell writes. "200,000 women die of heart attacks/every year in the US/by some miracle i was not one of them."...
Pop2itDiller died Monday (Aug. 20) morning at the age of 95, and many of her comedian friends -- including Joan Rivers, Ellen DeGeneres and others -- took to Twitter shortly after the news broke to sing the funny lady's praises....
Even if Caryn Elaine Johnson had never changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg, chances are she would have made a splash. Talent will out. The 56-year-old Goldberg, who will offer a sampling of that talent at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on...
Liz Smith"Movies will make you famous; television will make you rich; but theater will make you good!" said actor/director Terrence Mann. MANY READERS know about the Broadway theater even if from afar. If you ask a sampling who is starring on the Great White Way,...
Dec 10, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Dec 6, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Dec 5, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Dec 30, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Dec 2, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 26, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Oct 8, 2012 | Zap2It
Aug 27, 2012 | Zap2It
Aug 20, 2012 | Zap2It
Aug 20, 2012 | Zap2It
Nov 1, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Oct 25, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Original site for Rosie O'Donnell topic gallery.