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  • Joe Biden's long road to redemption

     
    In October, Tribune correspondent James Oliphant traveled with Sen. Joseph Biden in Iowa during his short-lived presidential campaign. Here is a version of the profile published last year in the Chicago Tribune. By James Oliphant Friday, October 19, 2007,...
  • Biden's Illinois and Daley ties

     
    by Rick Pearson DENVER--Sure there's all that talk that Sen. Joe Biden brings to Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign some gravitas on the issues of foreign affairs and national security. But the choice of Biden as Obama's running mate also......
  • Biden heads for Springfield

     
    Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama's pick as his running mate, kisses his mother Jean, left, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at their home in Greenville, Del. (AP Photo/ bySuchat Pederson) by Rick Pearson DENVER--Sure...
  • Roland Burris: Blago's 'problems' not his

     
    by Mark Silva None of Roland Burris' "people'' were successful at reaching any of Barack Obama's "people'' -- at least that's what the man appointed to replace the president-elect in the Senate, the former senator who maintains that the governor......
  • Yepsen's last day at The Register

     
    by John McCormick A legend is putting in his final day today at The Des Moines Register, before he becomes the director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. David Yepsen has been sizing......
  • WFUV to honor Dick Enberg at May fundraising gala

     
    On May 6, Dick Enberg will be honored - along with non-sports people Paul Simon and Jim Lehrer - at WFUV's spring gala at the Puck Building. Enberg will receive the second annual Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in sports......
  • Fordham's WFUV honors Enberg with Scully Award

     
    Even when you're Dick Enberg, hearing Vin Scully on the other end of the phone is an attention-getter. "It was a month ago," Enberg said. "I was driving into my garage, and I hear that mellifluous voice: 'Dick, this is......
  • David Cone stays up late; Ken Singleton gets up early

     
    YES' "CenterStage" episode featuring the always interesting Paul Simon debuts after Wednesday night's Yankees postgame show. Clips available here. Speaking of YES, there was an amusing exchange during Monday's game between Ken Singleton and David Cone, in...
  • Kodachrome, RIP: World's a winter day

     
    by Mark Silva Kodachrome is fading away. For many decades, the little roll of delightfully slow film gave us "those nice bright colors.... the greens of summer.'' And, as Paul Simon once reminded us, it made us think "all the......
  • Israel gets a punch in the schnoz from Toronto Film Fest protesters

     
    Whether you're a film festival director, a college president or a secretary of state, you know that you've landed in Media Hell when Noam Chomsky, Jane Fonda and Harry Belafonte start signing open letters complaining about your policies. Artists and......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Peter Jackson ups ending in 'Lovely Bones' | Dave Karger: Can 'Avatar' play on DVD? | Lady Gaga ineligible for new artist Grammy

     
    • Oscar winner Peter Jackson ("The Lord of the Rings") tells Iain Blair that test audiences demanded a more gruesome ending for one character in the upcoming "The Lovely Bones." As Peter explains, "We got a lot of people telling us that they were...
  • Live review: Vampire Weekend at the Music Box @ Fonda

     
    Imagine Simba as a golden cub in “The Lion King” wearing a popped collar and chewing a big wad of bubblegum and you have some approximation of the charms and trifles of Vampire Weekend, the New York band providing consummate......