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  • Beyond movies, a lesson in dying

    Beyond movies, a lesson in dying
    Roger Ebert was a hot trend on Google's top 10 trends earlier this week. As of Wednesday, more than 50,000 people had searched for his name, an impressive display of his influence. He wasn't quite as hot as North Korea or Jay Leno, but he was...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago -- (.mp3) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business, and Ray......
  • Speaking of marriage: Sun-Times + Reader = ?

     
    From Sun-Times parent to buy Chicago Reader for $3 million (Crain's Chicago Business): Wrapports LLC, the parent of the Chicago Sun-Times, is poised to purchase the Chicago Reader as soon as next week for about $3 million, according to sources......
  • 'Chick pilot' update

     
    Robert Feder has it: Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Joe Cowley has been placed on "final notice" — one step away from firing — for posting a series of sexist and offensive messages on his Twitter account, according to insiders at......
  • Nick B. Williams Jr., former Times editor and reporter, dies at 75

     
    Nick B. Williams Jr., a veteran Los Angeles Times reporter and editor who was a foreign correspondent in Southeast Asia and the Middle East in the 1980s and '90s, died Wednesday. He was 75....
  • Weeks in Review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Steve Franklin (Chicago Headline Club), Ben Joravsky (Chicago...
  • 'Rock of Ages': '80s-inspired musical is off-key, critics say

     
    "Rock of Ages," adapted from the stage musical of the same name, is set amid the 1980s rock scene on the Sunset Strip — but it's also, to put it in contemporary terms, something of a mash-up, sampling songs from the era (by Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar,...
  • 'Prometheus' comes up short of 'Alien' aspirations, critics say

     
    "Prometheus" director Ridley Scott has said that "Prometheus" shares DNA with his 1979 sci-fi horror show "Alien." The big question then is whether "Prometheus," starring Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender, can match "Alien," and for...
  • John Sobol, longtime North Shore barber, dies

     
    John Sobol ran John's Barber Shop in Wilmette for 55 years and brought to the job all the requisite talents — natty appearance, a broad …...
  • “7 Questions” With … Jenny McCarthy

     
    Jenny McCarthy says her mission with her new late-night talk show is to “bring sexy back” to the genre. This seems like an eminently attainable goal for the former Playboy centerfold, who describes The Jenny McCarthy Show as “Playboy...
  • 'Snow White and the Huntsman' is a tale darkly told, critics say

     
    "Snow White and the Huntsman" brings a spooky shroud of dread to the Grimm fairy tale, and the resulting film is polarizing critics. Many praise the film's visuals, but a significant portion also find the narrative uneven and overstuffed....
  • 'Men in Black 3' a blast from the past, critics say

     
    Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are back to save the world in "Men in Black 3," now with Josh Brolin. This installment is all about time travel — both in terms of plot and in recapturing the quirky fun of the original 1997 film. For many critics, the...