| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:40 PM
"Saturday Night Live" has delivered an insanely spot-on parody of Justin Bieber's recent Calvin Klein Jeans underwear ad campaign -- and the man himself approves.
Kate McKinnon out-Biebers the Biebs as she re-creates the moody black-and-white spot that...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 11:13 AM
NBC and Bill Cosby have been joined at the show-business hip for decades.
The network was the home for "I Spy," the lighthearted 1960s spy drama starring Cosby that established the comedian as a major television star. The phenomenal success of "The...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Hannibal Buress has always known that his name gave him an edge over other comics. Sharing a first name with the infamous cannibal from "Silence of the Lambs" has been an instant attention-grabber — both positively and negatively — as his...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In her hit single "Break the Rules," Charli XCX makes one thing clear: "I don't wanna go to school!" she insists over a propulsive synth-pop groove.
Yet on a recent evening, school was precisely where the young British singer found herself. Charli XCX...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Steaming bowls of pasta, a taco bar, jars overflowing with M&Ms and jelly beans — that's what Jena Malone remembers about being on a movie set as a kid. The food.
"I grew up like without any sort of fancy food. So I literally stuffed myself silly,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Twenty years after they permanently lowered the bar on broad and dumb character comedies, Lloyd and Harry are back, "Dumb and Dumber" than ever in "Dumb and Dumber To."
And within moments of the opening credits, you may find yourself overcome with...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:29 AM
For teens whose toes rarely dip into anything but Uggs or Toms, Target introduces an easy pleaser for a tough customer this Christmas.
The Toms for Target collection, launching Nov. 16 at all Target stores in the U.S. and Canada and at target.com, makes...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Britney Spears has a new man, y'all.
The "Work Work" songstress revealed on Wednesday that she's dating someone. Charlie Ebersol, to be exact, the son of "Saturday Night Live" co-founder Dick Ebersol.
"Yes, there is a special someone," the pop star...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:09 AM
As Thomas Wolfe once wrote (and I believe I'm accurate here): You can go home again despite the fact your new sitcom on Fox just pulled a 0.7/2 rating among viewers 18 to 49, attracting 1 million fewer eyeballs than your lead-in, a "Family Guy" repeat. Of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Trey Speegle's 6-foot-tall partition screen in the atrium of the Cornell Museum of Art is about as old-fashioned as the 1950s-like paint-by-number paintings splashed across its panels. On 24 panels are quaint visions of farmland, collies, redwoods and...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:11 PM
I wrote this review for Amy Poehler's "Yes Please" on the Red Line to my cubicle job in the South Loop. I wrote it on a plane to a conference in Nashville, Tenn. I wrote it in the car, waiting for my 6-year-old son to finish school. I kept trying to...