Who lives here? March 29, 2014

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" The first person to email with the name of a silver screen character who resides in the featured house will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence in your submission.

Top of the Morning, March 28, 2014

They are actually going to play Major League Baseball this weekend. Outside. Maybe the folks in charge figure if the high school kids can play in the muck, so can the guys who are getting paid to play. While you wait for spring, it's time to find another ways to occupy your time. Like television.

Here is your weekend viewing guide:


Top of the Morning, March 21, 2014

Our favorite time of the year has arrived. A time when workers call in sick or mysteriously take a two-hour lunch break during the Michigan State game. It's OK. We understand.

Rich Warren: Comcast taking Wi-Fi hot spots to the next level

In utopia, everyone connects for free. Just about everywhere you are there would be free Wi-Fi.

But short of someone like Warren Buffett with the resources to pay for all of us to enjoy free Wi-Fi wherever we go, Comcast now offers the next-best thing, at least for Comcast customers.

Ask 'Mimi' March 16, 2014

1. The outdoors festival season is upon us. Will the Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival happen again this year?

Yes, June 27-28 in downtown Champaign. Most of the schedule is set in stone except for the children/family stage, festival director Mike Galloway said.

Art Beat: An all-encompassing look at Ebert

Before going into a screening last week of "Life Itself" in Chicago, I thought I pretty much knew all there was to know about its subject, Roger Ebert.

Top of the Morning, March 14, 2014

The election is coming soon. How do we know? Because T.O.T.M. has been inundated with polls and surveys. Do you favor Candidate X? (Say yes to all of them.) Do you plan to vote in the primary? (Of course.)

Rich Warren: A little technological advice from readers

Two weeks ago, we featured reader questions. This week, we offer reader answers to those questions. Some are quite fascinating.

First, this response from Robert Culkeen, the station manger of the WILL stations. A reader questioned the audio dropouts on the WILL TV secondary digital channels.

Aaron Paul saying all the right things as he moves up to movies

When you meet Aaron Paul, he's pretty much as you would expect him to be: a compact bundle of energy who is gracious to a fault and eager to talk to you about anything.

Top of the Morning, March 7, 2014

Before the NCAA tournament pairings are announced, get ready for an onslaught of college basketball. Turn to most channels, and you are bound to see a game from some tiny conference you didn't know existed. To T.O.T.M., there is another word for this: heaven.