- Eminem, Outkast top 2014 Lollapalooza lineup CHICAGO (AP) — Eminem and Outkast will headline a diverse lineup of more than 130 acts at this year's three-day Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, Jane's Addiction lead singer and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell announced Wednesday. The lineu
Limestone Comedy Festival returns
For the second year, the Limestone Comedy Festival is ready to take over downtown Bloomington this spring. “We’re excited,” said Mat Alano-Martin, LCF co-director. “We’re bringing in some really cool people this year.” The 3-day, five-venue comedy extravaganza begins at 7:30 p.m. May 29 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, with none other than two-time Grammy-nominated comedian (“Finest Hour”); voice-over artist (“Ratatouille”); actor (“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”); and author (“Zombie Spaceship Wasteland”), Patton Oswalt.
- Brave Miss World NETANYA, Israel (AP) — When 18-year-old Israeli beauty queen Linor Abargil was crowned Miss World in 1998, the tears streaming down her cheeks appeared to be the overwhelming joy of a young woman fulfilling a childhood dream. Few knew the painful tru
- Gum's decline NEW YORK (AP) — Gum seems as appealing as that sticky wad on the bottom of a shoe these days. It's not that Americans don't ever enjoy a stick of Trident or Orbit, the two most popular brands. They just aren't as crazy about chomping away on the stuf
- A day in the life of Amish Cook 3:15 a.m. Time to start another day. I pack my husband Joe's lunch while he gets ready for work. 3:50 a.m, Joe left for work. It is raining outside. 4:45 a.m. Daughters Liz, 19, and Susan, 18, pack their lunches and get ready for work. It is really s
- Stealing the heart of Dixie Jack Bennett had no idea he’d be meeting his future wife, much less going on a date with her, when he went along with his friend Bud to get acquainted with two girls who worked at Montgomery Ward in the late summer of 1945. Even though Jack didn’t kn
- MTV launches memorial site for character's death NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of young fans of MTV's "Teen Wolf" series are turning to a website set up by the network to offer a gathering place for people to collectively mourn the sudden death of one of the show's main characters. Twelve hours after "
- Ban bossy NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg and the Girl Scouts recently declared a campaign to "Ban Bossy," complete with Beyonce, Jane Lynch and Condoleezza Rice on video, a website full of tips and thousands of fans who pledged to stamp out
- Strange situations call for praise Ever have days when it appears that two legendary introductions are the “soundtracks” of your life? You hear, “You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose bound
- Cat whisperer heading to Oregon after attack LOS ANGELES (AP) — The large cat that attacked a baby and trapped an Oregon family in a bedroom touched off an Internet uproar that worries Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell." Cats don't become ferocious felines that turn on t
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