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  • Pop legend of '85 Bears transcends football

    Pop legend of '85 Bears transcends football
    Mike Ditka wants me to get a flu shot. I learned this while sitting in traffic the other day. A CTA bus glided up alongside my car, its long banner billboard filling the passenger-side window. Its message: "Don't let the flu beat you. Get a flu shot."...
  • Bill Murray invests in Slovenia Vodka

    Bill Murray invests in Slovenia Vodka
    For relaxing times, make it Slovenia time? Bill Murray – who shilled Suntory whiskey as a washed-up actor in 2003’s “Lost in Translation” – became an investor in Slovenia Vodka this year along with legendary dancer...
  • Has 'The Daily Show' Bumped 'SNL' as TV's Premiere Comedy Launchpad?

    Has "The Daily Show" supplanted "Saturday Night Live" as a launching pad for modern comedy talent? It's a judgment call, but in light of the latest budding star to break out of the former, a barroom debate well worth having. Word that John Oliver has...
  • Obama's sports metaphors: Obamacare as slippery football

    A day after President Obama’s televised mea culpa to the nation about the failings of his signature healthcare program, one question persists. Why football? Again and again, Obama returned to gridiron analogies as he pleaded his case from a...
  • Key federal tax aid for homeowners in danger of expiration

    WASHINGTON — Haven't we seen this movie before? On Capitol Hill for the second year in a row, key federal tax assistance for homeowners is heading for expiration within weeks. And there's no sign that Congress plans — or has the minimal...
  • TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire

    TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire
    "Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
  • Review: Amazon's Senate comedy 'Alpha House' is confirmed funny

    Review: Amazon's Senate comedy 'Alpha House' is confirmed funny
    "Alpha House," a new sitcom premiering Friday via Amazon, is the first fruit of the Amazon Studios pilot derby, which this spring gave ordinary citizens with Internet access a chance to rate and comment on a variety of pilots. The retailer-cum-streaming-...
  • Alternative movie posters fill creative void left by film studios

    Alternative movie posters fill creative void left by film studios
    Matt Chojnacki couldn't remember the last time he liked a movie poster. He couldn't recall the last time he went to a movie theater, looked at the posters and, compelled by the cleverness of the images, decided which movie to see. He used to do this all...
  • It's Groundhog Season for Dolphins

    It's Groundhog Season for Dolphins
    Pick the play that could've won Sunday. Any play. This is the hobby of the past dozen Dolphins years. You can pick Carolina's fourth-and-10 completion on its final drive. You can pick Caleb Sturgis' missed 53-yard field goal. I will pick the play just...
  • Was this Will Muschamp's last FSU game? Gators' skid can't continue early in 2014

     Was this Will Muschamp's last FSU game? Gators' skid can't continue early in 2014
    GAINESVILLE — There are many Florida State fans who worry that Saturday may have been Jameis Winston's final game as FSU's quarterback. Sadly, there are many, many more Florida fans who wish that Saturday's 37-7 loss to FSU was Will Muschamp's...
  • Over and out: When movies end abruptly

    Over and out: When movies end abruptly
    Do you need closure? Then the following story may disappoint. It will leave you with few answers, only questions. It will frustrate you, entice you with its potential, and then, just when you think you're seeing an act of resolution, it will simply,...
  • Bernard 'Bernie' Sahlins dies at 90; co-founder of Second City

    Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, co-founder and former owner of The Second City, the influential Chicago comedy venue that pioneered rapid-fire comedy sketches using ideas plucked from the audience, died Sunday at his home in Chicago. He was 90. His wife, Jane...