| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:47 PM
This story originally ran in The Tribune's Arts & Entertainment section on April 19, 1998.
Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert have co-hosted the weekly, nationally syndicated film review TV show “Siskel & Ebert” for the past 23 years,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:33 AM
| May 7, 2013
| 1:44 PM
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:50 AM
1) Rachel L. Swarns: While Michelle Obama is not expected to attend the Baltimore Book Festival, author Rachel L. Swarns will be meeting fans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bank of America Literary Salon, where she'll be happy to discuss her book,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:51 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older people with impaired blood flow to their brains saw improvements in thinking skills after drinking two cups of cocoa every day for a month, in a new study.
The study's researchers caution, however, that people shouldn'...
| Oct 16, 2012
Your elementary-age kids get a lot of "games" for homework — word searches, jumbles, crossword puzzles, etc. Is this teaching them anything?
(from our panel of staff contributors)
I don't remember most homework being word searches...
| Jun 1, 2013
In decades past, if someone mentioned the word "fitness," he or she was probably talking about calisthenic routines performed in a spandex body suit. Today, the term "fitness" is as likely to encompass the body as it is the mind.
More than simply...
| Dec 22, 2012
It was our first Christmas together, and I was determined that it would be special.
We had booked a hotel room for the holidays on the sand at Pismo Beach. Jim, my new love, had Mark Harmon hair and a Richard Gere smile. He watched BBC News, read...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:48 PM
The crossword in Sunday’s Arts & Books section was titled "The Last Sunday Crossword" and noted that according to the Mayan calendar, the world was going to end "this Friday, Dec. 21."
But, of course, "this" Friday is not Dec. 21 – it's...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Trib's Wednesday online crossword puzzle usually takes me at least 13 minutes to finish (I give up at 15 minutes, as there is only so much time I want to devote to idle brain warmup exercises). Today I finished......
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:22 PM
My partner in 13 years of RCN Christmas Lights specials, Wally Ely, wrote a little piece I'd like to share here. It also serves as a final reminder that this year's show's first airing will be 9 p.m. Wednesday. He's......