| 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 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 14, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Culturally, physically, scatologically — it's hard to overstate "The Complete Zap Comix."
Let's start with the thing itself: If I threw it at your head, and landed a solid strike, I might end you. It weighs 20 pounds, stands more than a foot...
| 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 11, 2014
| 12:52 PM
A diverse slate of series ranging from a Civil War drama to a satire of New Age yoga culture will highlight Amazon Studio's first pilot season lineup for 2015. The projects come from a variety of top producers including Ridley Scott ("Alien"), Carlton...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
HBO launches three new series Sunday, including the long-awaited return of "The Newsroom" and the second season of little-seen dark comedy "Getting On."
The final season of writer Aaron Sorkin's ode to the potential for quality...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television.
The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:28 AM
The week's highlights include the "Castle" wedding (finally), the last "Blacklist" on Monday, a "Voice" expansion (it's the November sweeps!) and a "Shark Tank" celebration.
The Top 20 perform on "The Voice," which offers viewers five...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:49 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Never, ever watch all 56 Rick Scott ads in a row.
Since I'm suddenly such a fountain of wisdom, avoid the temptation to curl up with some popcorn, YouTube and the 27 commercials that Charlie Crist has cut.
With this $100 million...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
It is remarkable in this celebrity-obsessed age that it has taken so long to receive a full-length biography of Phil Hartman.
Given the heat of his fame — in the 1980s and '90s he was a bright star of "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons" (his...