| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Hear ye, hear ye. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has declared Feb. 6 "Bob Marley Day." Toronto residents, get partying.
The mayor, who gained fame by smoking crack and making outrageous public statements, is reportedly a big fan of Marley. In December he had...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Blue Ice Pictures has acquired film and TV rights to Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle's new book "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story," it was announced today.
The screen adaptation of the Penguin Canada book about Toronto's controversial major will be...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A toxicology report released after Justin Bieber's spate of legal troubles has revealed that the pop star had weed and prescription meds in his system when he was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., last week, according to reports out Thursday.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
To America -- that is to say, the United States -- I say: We owe our neighbors to the north an apology.
For too long we have regarded Canadians as the nebbishes of North America -- a nicer, maybe wimpier version of ourselves, Pollyannas in parkas -- a...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The end of the year means rounding up "best of" compilations, and though you may be able to catch up on movies or albums or TV shows, it's really tough to see every popular bit of viral video that floated through the Internet in the past year. So thanks...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:46 AM
There are few things more important to me than credibility. So when Pete Wentz told me Fall Out Boy wasn’t getting back together, only for Fall Out Boy to announce it was reuniting the same day my story ran in the Tribune and RedEye, I was furious....
| May 10, 2014
| 3:33 PM
A look at what a few major leaguers had to say this week:
"This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted Tuesday that he has smoked crack cocaine "in one of my drunken stupors," six months after reports of a video depicting him puffing on a crack pipe.
At an impromptu news conference on the steps of City Hall, Ford...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is the gift that keeps on giving for late-night comedians. On Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel couldn't get the actual Rob Ford to speak, but he had the next best thing: "Parks and Recreation's" Jim O'Heir doing his best Rob Ford impression....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is learning that a bad situation can always get worse. Video has emerged that shows him angry and out of breath, ranting about killing someone.
"It's first-degree murder!"
"No holds barred."
"He dies or I die."
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Two days after apologizing for having smoked crack cocaine, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was confronted Thursday with another video in which he admits being "extremely, extremely inebriated" as he rants and threatens to kill someone.
The Toronto Star,...