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Harold Ramis

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  • Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.

    Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.
    After the coffee. Before checking Seth Meyers' debut ratings. The Skinny: Do you know how often I quote from Harold Ramis movies? Probably every day something from "Ghostbusters" or "Animal House" leaves my lips. He will be missed. Today's Morning...
  • Harold Ramis: How 'Groundhog Day' is like the Torah

    Harold Ramis: How 'Groundhog Day' is like the Torah
    Harold Ramis, who died Monday at age 69, was responsible for some of the most profound comedies to emerge in the 20th century. So profound that they might actually be like … the Torah? In this video from several years ago — you can watch it...
  • President Obama on Harold Ramis: 'A Proud Product of Chicago's Second City'

    No less a fan than President Obama has weighed in with an appreciation of Harold Ramis, the comedy hyphenate who died Monday at the age of 69. SEE ALSO: Harold Ramis Dead at 69 Obama saluted Ramis' work and his deep roots in Chicago, the city that...
  • Geeks say goodbye to Harold Ramis

    Geeks say goodbye to Harold Ramis
    It’s always tough saying goodbye to your heroes. And this week, an entire generation of geeks and nerds had to say goodbye to one of their greatest. As was reported by the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Harold Ramis died while surrounded by his family....
  • Harold Ramis: 7 life lessons from a comic genius

    Harold Ramis: 7 life lessons from a comic genius
    The news that Harold Ramis died Monday at the age of 69 sent many of us scrambling for our web browsers, briefly keeping sadness at bay by remembering a filmmaker, writer and actor who made us laugh -- and then laugh again and again. What we found was...
  • Harold Ramis will be missed

    “Is it Groundhog Day?” Many of us utter this exasperation when stuck in a repetitive doldrum, and for that we have Harold Ramis, iconic Chicago writer and director of the 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” to thank. It’s not...
  • President Obama makes 'Caddyshack' joke in tribute to Harold Ramis

    President Obama makes 'Caddyshack' joke in tribute to Harold Ramis
    A day after Harold Ramis’ death, President Barack Obama not only paid tribute to the Chicago-native writer-director, but he ended with a “Caddyshack” reference. In a statement issued Tuesday morning, the president wrote: “...
  • Oscars In Memoriam: Recent Deaths Put Extra Pressure on Academy

    The Oscars are coming Sunday, so get ready for controversy. No, not about politics, Woody Allen or even the Oscar results. Every year, one of the show's most beloved segments, and the one that stirs up the most heated debates is the In Memoriam sequence....
  • 'Godzilla' trailer: Bryan Cranston panics, destruction rains down

    Bryan Cranston is not a happy camper in the newly released trailer for the upcoming "Godzilla" reboot, and given the widespread destruction all around him, it's easy to see why. As the video surveys downed planes, terrified crowds, smoldering wreckage...
  • Video: More influential--Harold Ramis or John Hughes?

    Video: More influential--Harold Ramis or John Hughes?
    Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones is joined by reporters Nina Metz and Mark Caro discuss the cultural news of the day, including Sting's visit to the Tribune newsroom and the upcoming Oscars telecast.
  • Harold Ramis remembered at private funeral

    Harold Ramis remembered at private funeral
    Colleagues spanning Harold Ramis’ career from Second City to Hollywood — as well as some prominent politicians and in one case both — turned out to mourn the late director-writer-actor at a private funeral service Wednesday in Glencoe, a...
  • Harold Ramis and living the 'yes, and' life

    Harold Ramis and living the 'yes, and' life
    Harold Ramis, the actor-writer-director who died last Monday, was greatly beloved. The extraordinarily voluminous outpouring of attention and affection—which extended all the way up to the "Caddyshack" fan who occupies the White House—was...