| Feb 4, 2012
Capable ensembles of early-career actors aren't uncommon in Chicago's huge, non-Equity theater scene — increasingly the preferred theatrical destination for the well-trained and only just out of school.
These days, open-minded, risk-inclined...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal reporter with a flair for inspirational stories who produced three nonfiction bestsellers, beginning with the 2008 book "The Last Lecture" about life lessons from a dying man, was killed in a car crash Friday. He...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Author Jeffrey Zaslow, a former Orlando Sentinel journalist, was killed in a car accident Friday morning, Detroit's WJBK-TV has reported. Zaslow's wife, Sherry Margolis, is a newswoman at the station.
Zaslow was the co-author, with Randy Pausch, of the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:36 PM
Author Jeffrey Zaslow, who was scheduled to be among the authors at the Broward Public Library Foundation’s Literary Feast fundraising event March 2-5, was killed in a car accident Friday morning in Detroit. He was 53.
Zaslow, a former Orlando...
| Feb 16, 2012
Recently some readers complained about my characterization of Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum as a "weird, pious wackadoo," charging bias against religious conservatives. Obviously they didn't realize that when it comes to mockery, I'm...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Preteens are famous for being fashionistas and for shopping up a storm. Children’s buying power is calculated to be $1 trillion.
Boys and girls are not setting records, however, for their achievements in math and science. In the most recent...
| Mar 4, 2012
Not long after this column launched, I declared myself America's most beloved workplace-advice columnist. While that wasn't based on anything concrete — like facts — it has yet to be disputed, so I assume it's true.
That makes me somewhat...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:06 AM
It's winter (almost)! (Also, gross). That means it's time for another quick 'n' dirty-style advice column. Grab some mulled wine and come sit on my knee. If you missed the fall quickies, read 'em at your leisure. It is winter, after all, what else are you...
| Aug 4, 2012
Dear Amy: I have been dating my girlfriend for three years, and I really love her. We get along in all aspects of our relationship. Our relationship stills feels fresh. I do think she is beautiful, too, but in the last year or so she has started to gain...
| Aug 7, 2012
Women break down in romantic comedies all the time. They just rarely do so to the point of looking unattractive, says Rashida Jones.
“She always looks good, her hair looks good and her apartment’s pretty. It’s like, there’s things...
| Aug 26, 2012
Greg Heffley, Big Nate, Nikki Maxwell and other tween book characters are back.
Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers
By Dav Pilkey
Scholastic, 304 pp.: $9.99, for ages 7 and up