| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A documentary-horror movie about sleep paralysis, an experimental anthology of minute-long shorts, and new works starring Keanu Reeves, Jack O'Connell and Kevin Bacon are among the latest additions to next year's Sundance Film Festival, organizers...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:43 AM
In April 1943, when Ronald Norford was 10, his older brother Robert enlisted in the U.S. Navy and shipped out on a submarine patrolling the waters off Japan as World War Two was reaching full boil.
"My mother made me a white dress Navy uniform, like...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
To the editor: I congratulate Jean Scandlyn and Sarah Hautzinger for their research on Colorado Springs' military personnel. Although they appear to be aware of World War II as well as the wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, they do not mention the...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The final chapter of a 70-year-old mystery surrounding a soldier who went missing in action during World War II is coming to a close.
DNA testing recently identified a battered set of dog tags and remains found buried on the Pacific island of Saipan...
| Jun 16, 2014
When Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township sent me this war story the other day, I was blown away by his research, his writing and especially by the remarkable young man (at left) he was writing about. I knew right......
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:00 PM
In recent years it's become a truism that the American military promises "no man left behind" when it goes to war. But in World War II, that promise was often not achievable and may not even have been a priority. More than 73,000 Americans remain...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:32 AM
As usual, in creating my annual top 10 albums of the year, I limited myself to albums of original, contemporary studio work. This year, that was harder to do than in previous years. Ruling out reissues meant I had to toss out pretty much the greatest rock...
| Feb 16, 2011
Less than a week remains before Chicago elects a new mayor (maybe), which means we'll probably only be treated to the candidates' colorful quips for a handful of days. Sigh.
Today, we look at five of our favorite words or phrases from the mayoral...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 12:54 PM
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:17 PM
John Seward never lost his affection for Duke basketball. A former all-conference forward, he returned to campus for games, ventured to a Final Four and held coach Mike Krzyzewski in high regard.
But Duke basketball did lose Seward after his first two...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 8:11 AM
Not that anyone doubted it, but yes, MIA werewolf Tyler Lockwood will return to Mystic Falls on CW's "The Vampire Diaries."
That not-so-suprising news came out of Michael Trevino's roundtable discussion Saturday at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment...