| Jan 6, 2013
I think if there is one thing we can all agree on is that we hate Congress.
We especially hate the just-departed 112th Congress, which had an approval rating of 9 percent at one point, the lowest ever recorded.
What is surprising is not that the IRS,...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Remarkable how two words, scribbled nearly a century ago about a 16-year-old Lake Forest debutante, can evoke a whole country, its hypocrisies and promises, its aspirations and crushing realities.
Last week, the University of South Carolina posted...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Sharply angular, more expensive than some condo mortgages. So distinctive that it's an instant what-the-heck-was-that moment when one rolls past, growling like some partially tamed beast.
Just having one is usually enough for most owners,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Brent Borreson could be spending the night partying with Sting.
But instead of attending a celebration with the rock star on Saturday, April 13, he'll be in Hagerstown raising money to fight breast cancer.
Borreson, a Redken global artist, will be the...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Dec. 11, 1999: The New Mexico product finishes 12th in Heisman Trophy voting.
February 2000: At NFL scouting combine, Urlacher bench presses 225 pounds 27 times and runs the 40-yard dash in 4.57.
April 15, 2000: Bears draft him ninth overall.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"I HATE the conventional wisdom that men are supposedly complete pieces of s--t and it's our job as women to put up with them. Men are just as sensitive and easily victimized as women are ... that drives me nuts. We're all humans and doing human stuff."...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West not only became parents last week, they also provided a new storyline for the reality show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." Now, for many TV seasons to come, America can watch a child grow up immersed in the world of high-...
| Jun 22, 2013
I have a crush on my polo pony. His name is Leon.
Many polo ponies come from other countries. Leon is American. The last time I drove a domestic was a Chevy rental. Liked it well enough to try again.
So Leon and I are a couple now. At least for an...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:35 PM
“The Bling Ring” made out like a bandit at the box office this weekend.
Sofia Coppola’s take on a real-life group of San Fernando Valley youths who burglarized celebrity homes in 2009 debuted in limited release and grossed $210,001,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:21 PM
There's a lot to leave you breathless in "The Bling Ring." Celebrity culture. Self-empowerment prayer circles. Amoral behavior. But the designer name-dropping throughout the movie may top the list.
For that we can thank the label-crazed kids at the...
| Jun 19, 2013
Katie Chang makes a disclaimer: She’s about to use a reference that reveals her youth.
“I feel like I’m Hannah Montana,” says the 18-year-old Winnetka native and star of Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,”...