| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:04 PM
In Nick Flynn’s new book, “The Reenactments,” the memoirist and poet delivers a meditation on the peculiar experience of watching his life story become a movie. Starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul Dano, the Paul Weitz-...
| Jul 13, 2012
Two questions immediately presented themselves when it was announced that "The Exorcist" was going to be done onstage: How? And why?
At the show's premiere Wednesday at the Geffen Playhouse, the creators seemed to be searching for answers to these...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:38 AM
I received a piece of clarification on one of the photos used with yesterday's retrospective of the Ash Wednesday Storm that I found interesting.
As one reader remembers it, the "motel" shown above was perhaps a forebear of the condominium towers that...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Who has published more novels: Harper Lee or Snooki, of MTV's at-long-last-finished "Jersey Shore"?
Writing under her full name, Nicole Polizzi, Snooki has published as many novels ("A Shore Thing" and "Gorilla Beach") as she's reportedly read ("Dear...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:13 PM
— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri.
But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:06 AM
I am the Realtor that was the agent for the seller of the land that was sold to the Chin Baptist Church. Shortly after this became public knowledge I was approached by a neighbor. He told me this had to be stopped because if you let one Korean into the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust.
Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Christians around the world are celebrating Ash Wednesday and relinquishing some luxuries for Lent, but those not giving up their technology can use their mobile devices to follow the religious tradition. Officials at AT&T gathered these apps that Android...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:27 AM
In a new twist on a centuries-old tradition, the Rev. Sheila McJilton of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church offered Ashes to Go at the Laurel MARC station during the morning commute on Ash Wednesday.
"Ashes to Go is a way to bring the presence of God...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:10 AM
The Ravens — our champions! They are still topics of discussion as are those Super Bowl parties.
Mary Lee and Dick Hilgartner divided their time between parties. They had great fun with friends from St. Pius X, out in Phoenix, for the first half...
| Jan 2, 2012
I'm happy to see the Tribune editorial board, in its wisdom, agreeing with me about the proper time to take down Christmas/winter holiday lights: The prevailing rule is that such lights should be put in storage in the first part......