| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:12 PM
John and Dejah, Mary Jane and Peter, Catherine and Vincent, Jean and Scott. On Valentine's Day, we turn to our ......
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Their given names are James, Christine, Brian and Todd--but many Chicagoans remember them best for their colorful DJ names--JVO, Electra, Sludge and Fook.
They were some of personalities manning the mics of Q101, the rock radio station that ruled the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Years ago when I was a student at Northwestern University, a handful of executives at America Online came to my class and explained that you, I and everyone we know would soon find ourselves pleasantly stranded on "information islands." We nodded,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:30 PM
From comics to graphic novels to television, "The Walking Dead" has infiltrated popular culture on a grand scale and shows no signs of slowing down.
"The Walking Dead: Assault" allows players to finally be able to play out the events as they...
| Dec 12, 2012
It's hard to measure what sort of impact AMC's "Talking Dead" has had on host Chris Hardwick's career. Hardwick already had a steady stand-up career and popular podcast before he began hosting the live talk show, which airs shortly after the mega-hit...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:36 AM
A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart.
"I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:10 AM
More cinema awards.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Circle has a reputation for sometimes picking unusual choices. This year, the critics honored "Amour" (picture and female actor Emmanuelle Riva), "The Master" (director P.T. Anderson, actors Joaquin...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:15 AM
To anyone who follows the yearly awards-show banter, it's no surprise that the Golden Globe TV nominations announced Thursday would leave many viewers scratching their heads.
You never know what you'll get from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Sound Editing - Music In A Feature Film
"Life of Pi"
Music Editor: Erich Stratmann
Additional Music Editor: Mitch Bederman
Sound Editing - Music In A Musical Feature Film
Supervising Music Editor: Gerard Mccann
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:19 PM
If you are sensitive to bloody images of horrible murder, you might not want to watch the new serial killer drama "The Following" (8 p.m. CT Jan. 21, Fox; 3 stars out of 4). If you like to be scared to the point of watching through interlocked fingers,...