| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Can people please stop telling us how stuffed they are? It’s a revolting image.... Judith Martin, Miss Manners, telling us how to behave at Thanksgiving....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
While you were sleeping -- or having wild, passionate sex -- publishing history was being made. This week, a trilogy of "mommy porn" hit the $20 million sales mark in the United States, surpassing records set by both "The Da Vinci Code" and "Harry Potter....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Peggy Thalheimer remembers the first time she went to Maison Marconi's. It was 1973, and she had just moved to Charm City.
"My husband told me he was going to take me to the best restaurant in Baltimore," said Thalheimer, who acknowledged that the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Welcome to Hell yeah/Hell no, RedEye's regular column in which we answer your questions about etiquette in Chicago and how to not be an asshole, in general.
*Jessica is not a professional etiquette expert, nor is she that great of a human being, to be...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Garrison Keillor spoke from the kitchen of his home in New York — he has another residence in St. Paul, Minn. — and said that he could see from his window the high buildings of the city. But his thoughts, he promised, were back in the middle...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Former senator and sweater-vest enthusiast Rick Santorum stopped by "The Colbert Report" on Tuesday night where he and fellow Catholic Stephen Colbert discussed the Republican's foray into wholesome movie-making with "The Christmas Candle" and his plans...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Dear Abby: "What would you do with a man who refuses to use a deodorant, seldom bathes, and doesn't even own a toothbrush?"
"Absolutely nothing," she replied.
The wry answer from Abigail Van Buren — the pen name of Pauline Friedman Phillips...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Los Angeles blogger Barbara "Cutie" Cooper has seen a lot in her 96 years: the Prohibition era, World War II, children, grandchildren, a 73-year marriage, the death of her husband Harry in 2010 at age 98, 18 presidents, and countless technological...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:44 PM
One of the problems with plays dominated by collegiate sexuality — and there is no shortage of graphic undergraduate sex in Christopher Shinn's “Teddy Ferrara” — is that if you are a few years removed from that particular time of...
| 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
| Aug 18, 2012
When people ask us, "How did you meet?" we pause while we try to gauge just how much interest the person has in our story. If she's being polite, she'll get the short version: "We met through friends after college."
But here's the real story: