| Jul 20, 2013
While the San Diego Convention Center hosts the fanboys and hit-girls of Comic-Con during the day, in the evening the […]...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:15 AM
If you thought CBS already had one of broadcast television's darkest hours, get ready for an extra dose.
In its sixth season, "Criminal Minds" is spawning a spinoff, with another Behavioral Analysis Unit of the FBI using special talents to track and...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 10:39 AM
We're well into TV's midseason and the onslaught of series premieres or finales, special events and returning shows no sign of letting up. My top "must-see" beginning in March? The final 10 episodes of "Stargate Universe," which begin March 7 on Syfy. I'...
| May 15, 2011
In December 2004, TV viewers started to tune in to a reality show that documented the dramatic details of producing a runway collection, and with it came a familiarity with infectious little catchphrases such as "make it work, people" and "auf...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Dominic West won't be playing a serial killer again any time soon.
The British actor, best known for his role as hard-drinking detective Jimmy McNulty on "The Wire," had his fill of the darker side while filming "Appropriate Adult" (9 p.m. Saturday,...
| Sep 10, 2011
This has been a good year for Baltimore representation in the New York theater scene.
In March, Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey, the madcap acrobatic burlesque performers known for any number of adventures in Charm City, had their first off-...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
In Sundance Channel's intriguing miniseries "Restless," Charlotte Rampling stars as a former British spy in World War II who has been living under an assumed name for 30 years.
When Sally Gilmartin tells her daughter, Ruth (Michelle Dockery), about her...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets.
Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Here are some places where you can see live storytelling in Chicago:
Story Club (storyclubchicago.com)
8 p.m. Wednesday: Five open mic slots, the theme is "Community." Held at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St. Sign-up for slots begins at 8pm, show...