| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Vicki Foley can trace her son Chris' drug use back to junior high, when he started smoking cigarettes.
The cigarettes led to marijuana and the marijuana eventually led to heroin.
The heroin led to his death.
"Heroin took his life," Foley said of the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:07 PM
"Ignorance is bliss," said poet Thomas Gray. Another poet, George Santayana, said, "It takes patience to appreciate bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness."
I suspect that Russell Thrall III, editor CollisionWeek, a repair industry newsletter...
| Sep 19, 2013
*** (out of four)
If ever there were a movie to accept, warts and all, it’s “Thanks for Sharing,” an uneven but generally effective drama about sex addiction that grants people their imperfections without letting them off the hook....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:34 PM
"Thanks for Sharing" is a bit like the recovery scene it digs into — filled with intoxicating highs and dispiriting lows.
The new romantic drama is about the rocky road of love for sex addicts trying to 12-step the straight and narrow. It has an...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Red carpet chatter focused on Pink at the premiere of "Thanks for Sharing" on Sept. 16.
Josh Gad and Tim Robbins were among the film's stars who praised Alecia Moore's (better known by her stage name Pink) acting debut during the film's preem at ArcLight...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Following a judge's decision, David Tutera, celebrity wedding planner extraordinaire-turned-reality TV star, has had his fraternal twin children separated as a result of a custody battle with ex-partner Ryan Jurica.
The star of WeTV's "My Fair Wedding"...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Sons of Anarchy recap: “Los Fantasmas” After the entertaining sidetrip last week that showed us the continuing exploits of Venus Van Dam, we get back on track this week with a pretty focused, straightforward episode. The fallout from Tara's...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Jane's Addiction has seen its fair share of shakeups since the group's inception in 1985. Yet despite the history of backstage brawls, the breakups, the multiple reunions, and the revolving bassist position that has seen Guns n' Roses' Duff McKagan, the...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream.
He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Lou Reed, the singer-songwriter whose darkly poetic recordings as frontman for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist provided indispensable blueprints for punk, glam, noise rock and nearly every identifiable strain of indie rock, died on October 27....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Wichita police found another child wandering the streets. The toddler’s mom was passed out inside her home in southeast Wichita.
It’s one of at least a half dozen incidents this year in Wichita.
“This should be a warning call to...