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  • Defense lawyers move to discredit 'Pudgy' in Boulis murder trial

    Defense lawyers move to discredit 'Pudgy' in Boulis murder trial
    James "Pudgy" Fiorillo had more than one reason to turn on his former co-defendants in the Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis murder trial, defense lawyers said Wednesday. Fiorillo, 36, testified for the second straight day, implicating Anthony "Big Tony"...
  • Former co-defendant says he tossed Boulis murder weapon off bridge

    Former co-defendant says he tossed Boulis murder weapon off bridge
    A man originally accused of conspiring to kill Miami Subs founder Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis 12 years ago took the stand Tuesday, saying it was he who disposed of the murder weapon and naming for the first time the alleged driver of the stopped car that...
  • WikiLeaks film shifts focus after Julian Assange won't share info

    WikiLeaks film shifts focus after Julian Assange won't share info
    When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
  • Tracy Letts, Gladwell on tap for Ideas Week

    Actor/writer Tracy Letts, author Malcolm Gladwell and musician/producer T-Bone Burnett are among the first speakers being revealedfor the third annual Chicago Ideas Week, which will run Oct. 14-20. After its expansion last year, Ideas Week Executive...
  • Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?

    Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?
    As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
  • MPAA search for top job may be coming to a close

     
    After nearly a year of searching for a candidate, Hollywood's chief lobbying arm appears to be close to finally selecting a new leader for the Motion Picture Assn. of America. Among the leading candidates is Tom Davis, 61, the former......
  • Rep. Hal Rogers' pork: red meat for 'tea partiers'

     
    In the interest of defending the defenseless, I'd like to try to counter the "tea party" backlash against the House GOP leadership's decision to give the Appropriations Committee gavel to longtime Republican appropriator (and "prince of pork") Hal...
  • Kevin Spacey addresses gay rumors: 'I don't live a lie'

     
    Kevin Spacey neither confirmed not denied rumors about his sexuality in an interview with the Daily Beast about his new film, "Casino Jack." He did, however, make it clear where he stands on Kevin Spacey being allowed privacy....
  • Kelly Preston anything but silent about birth of baby Benjamin

     
    Kelly Preston talked about Benjamin Travolta, her new son with John Travolta. Kelly Preston, a Scientologist like John Travolta, had a traditional silent birth with Benjamin....
  • Movie Review: Casino Jack

     
    There are two movies titled “Casino Jack,” and both are about the infamous lobbyist, DC double-dealer and scandal magnet Jack Abramoff. And truthfully, you don't need to see them both. If you saw Alex Gibney's “Casino Jack and the United...
  • Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 — Movie Review

     
    The “s”  word is never used in “Atlas Shrugged: Part 1,” the first film of a planned trilogy of Ayn Rand's magnum opus. But it's there in spirit, whispered off camera by the heroes of Rand's exceptional-people-intent-on-doing-...
  • Jack Abramoff tells ‘60 Minutes’: Lobbyists are smarter than Congress

     
    And what of those reforms? "The system hasn't been cleaned up at all," he tells "60 Minutes." "There's an arrogance on the part of lobbyists … that no matter what they come up with … we'll just find another way through."...