| 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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:45 PM
Google's Geo Expert, Daniel Seiberg talks about Digital Maps
Digital maps, like Google and MapQuest, have really improved over the past 10 years. Now, we can check out cities without leaving the computer and even take a look at the block a potential...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Dish Networks chairman Charlie Ergen wanted AMC but not its three sister networks and said Mark Cuban is more fun to do business with in any case.
"I think AMC as a standalone could make more sense but that wasn't offered to us," he said on an earnings...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:30 PM
AMC Networks said Tuesday that it's inked a new long-term carriage deal with Verizon to carry AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel and We TV on the telco's FiOS service.
The current contract expires Dec. 31, and negotiations had grown testy. FiOS has about 4.5...
| Dec 3, 2012
William Boyd: The Creative Minds feature about novelist-screenwriter William Boyd in the Dec. 2 Calendar section said that "Restless," a miniseries based on his novel, premieres Friday on Sundance. It should have said Sundance Channel.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Attention, Anglophiles: How's this for a cast?
Charlotte Rampling, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Michelle Dockery and Hayley Atwell?
That's the lineup for "Restless," a two-night miniseries about World War II, betrayal and British spies that starts at...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Elvis Costello’s forthcoming album, “National Ransom,” mines a century’s worth of pop music history in both the characters, scenarios and themes in his songs, and in the atmospheric sound that producer T Bone Burnett has given the record. So it......
| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Comedy series: CBS' "The Big Bang Theory," Fox's "Glee," "Modern Family," and three from NBC, "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "30 Rock." I think it's a two-show race between "Modern Family," last year's winner, and "Big Bang Theory." But...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:36 PM
"Top Chef: Texas" announces season premiere and record-setting 29 contestants....
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester declared cancer free. Jesse Winchester had canceled remainder of his 2011 performances when esophageal cancer was diagnosed....