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John Belushi's Widow Upset By Blues Brothers Tribute

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An unauthorized Blues Brothers tribute show on the way to Chicago has run afoul of John Belushi's widow. Set to storm the Auditorium Theatre July 6...

The Best "Back to School" Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Given the profound significance of education in our lives, it's no surprise there's no shortage of movies on the subject. Here are ten of my own favorite films about school, learning, and those mostly noble souls who teach.

Pearls of Wisdom for Chelsea on Her Big Day

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

No one is more surprised than me that an invitation to Chelsea Clinton's wedding has yet to appear in my mailbox. Actually, no one is surprised but me. Nevertheless, I'm still surprised.

Weekend Update: Betty White Fans Demand SNL Spot

Greg Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Evans

Betty White: Golden Girl, game show veteran, Snickers pitch woman and SNL host? The gray-haired octogenarian is the longest of long shots, but her candidacy is an internet sensation.

Halloween Parties and the Latest in Gruesome Candy

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Van Ostrand

Where once the King of Halloween confection was Candy Corn -- selling 8.3 billion kernels a year -- planners of today's Halloween parties lobby their new faves: the latest in gross and disgusting party food.

SNL's Golden Age End

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

When Jake and Elwood Blues took their act onscreen, they left behind a thriving, coke-fueled franchise. SNL's fourth season was its most popular to da...

The SNL Shorts: Part 1 - The Beginning of Creative Anarchy

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Frevele

That's how I make my day better, at least for a few minutes at a time when I can steal them from the crushing ennui. I watch the SNL Digital Shorts.

Limbaugh, Beck, The Plumber Announce "Yapping Tour"

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

Joe The Plumber was blunt in his assessment of the GOP's idea of bringing in new voters by trying to figure out why so many voters seem to hate their guts, saying to a group of reporters, "Listening is gay."

Our Long Economic Improv Show Has Just Begun

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

Our improviser-in-chief, Barack Obama, is no stranger to this principle. He's from Chicago, the home of Second City. So while Lincoln is an influence, Belushi must be, too.

Follow the Fear

Mike Bonifer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Bonifer

Do what makes you uneasy. Do the thing that scares you most. There, you will discover new worlds. Follow the fear. Out of it, you will grow.

SNL's Classic Coke Year

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

Little wonder that Tina Fey says she would've been frightened to work on the original SNL. It wasn't for the faint-hearted.