| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Is Sarah Palin coming back for another round of "Amazing America"? Oh, you betcha.
Sportsman Channel announced Monday that it had picked up season 2 of the travel anthology, in which the former Alaska governor interviews outdoor enthusiasts,...
| May 2, 2014
After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
| Apr 10, 2014
We learned this week that beloved Archie Comics character Archie Andrews will die in an upcoming comic book, ending a decadeslong career in which he bravely exposed the struggles lovable all-American guys face when they have to choose between a super-rich...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Today it's rare to see a piece of celebrity-worn apparel — on screen or off — that can't be identified and even purchased with a few mouse clicks. From politician Sarah Palin's eyeglass frames (Kawasaki 704s) to film protagonist Jay Gatsby's...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Tina Fey was born in Upper Darby, Penn., on this date in 1970. This birthday gal starred as Liz Lemon on "30 Rock" from 2006-2013, a role which earned her a 2008 Emmy Award, and she won two other Emmys for her writing on the show....
| May 21, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Letters to the editors from Arlington Heights, Wilmette and Morton Grove.
A letter writer recently stated that America is ready to elect a woman president; however, Hillary Clinton is not that woman.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Eventually, the idea that it’s OK to be against gay marriage because of your religious beliefs is going to seem as silly as opposing interracial marriage because you weren’t raised that way.
Eventually gay marriage will be as normal as...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I don't agree with what Karl Rove, a Republican strategist, said about Hillary Clinton ("Anatomy of a smear," May 15). But what the Democrats did to Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney was just as bad. (The suggestion that Mr. Romney single-handedly caused a...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:32 PM
The uneasy tension between church and state was a hot topic this past week, with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that sectarian prayers at government meetings are permissible and the Broward School District apologizing after a fifth-grader wasn't allowed to...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Skeptics will wonder how long CBS had Stephen Colbert in its back pocket, given how smoothly the baton pass worked out. But whatever the back story, the network has found the perfect choice to replace David Letterman, in a coup that could potentially...