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  • Theme parks brought birds, bots and big deals in 2013

    Theme parks brought birds, bots and big deals in 2013
    The year has been dotted with theme-park grand openings and announcements. Here are seven new attractions expected to have staying power. Thinking big You've seen space shuttles, but you've never seen one in the way that Kennedy Space Center Visitor...
  • Bring On The Nice, With A Big Side Of Civil

    Be nice. I know that's not a very profound sentiment, but it's the lesson I drew from the past week. I sense a nation and state hungry for niceness. Consider the story of how top officials in the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...
  • Alexis Wilkinson's path to Harvard Lampoon president's chair

    Alexis Wilkinson's path to Harvard Lampoon president's chair
    A few years ago in the New Yorker, Tina Fey, in an essay about her time as a writer on “Saturday Night Live,” broke down the show's writing staff into two fundamental groups: “Harvard Boys and Improv People.” The latter (which...
  • Ken Burns: The public's filmmaker

    Ken Burns is a matchmaker with a camera. He has introduced Americans to themselves, to their history, with documentaries such as "The Civil War." He also used the "pan and scan" camera technique to make still images of the long-dead seem alive on the...
  • All but the drawl

    All but the drawl
    From one end of the United States to the other, Southern cooking is hot. And while Chicago doesn't abound with Southern dining options, restaurants like Big Jones, Table Fifty-Two and The Southern — to say nothing of our growing crop of Southern-...
  • Move is a real scream for Berwyn collectibles shop Horrorbles

    Move is a real scream for Berwyn collectibles shop Horrorbles
    You're alone in the far back corner of a basement on Roosevelt Road, the air choked with the dank smell of age. Above you, a Berwyn storefront. Around you, the cluttered office of its owner. What kind of maniac intentionally keeps his desk in the far back...
  • Wait! Isn't that Marge Simpson behind that veil?

     
    D'oh! I shouldn't have sent that Maggie Simpson doll to the orphanage in Tehran! The Associated Press is reporting that the Iranian government is banning the sale in Iran of Homer, Marge, Lisa and Maggie Simpson dolls. An official of......
  • Shepard Fairey, other street artists to appear on 'The Simpsons'

     
    "The Simpsons": Shepard Fairey and fellow street artists Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal will enter that hallowed pantheon of guest stars on "The Simpsons" when they lend their voices (and likenesses) to the enduring Fox animated series....
  • 'The Simpsons' at 500: Show runner talks angry Homer, Julian Assange

     
    "The Simpsons" hits its 500th episode on Feb. 19 with guest voice Julian Assange. "The Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean has been with the series since the beginning. He talks about his 23 years with "The Simpsons."...
  • 'The Simpsons': Homer's IQ, Emmy wins and the rest of the numbers

     
    As the series readies for its 500th episode, why not take a look back at some impressive figures about the show....
  • AN IRONPIG ON 'THE SIMPSONS?' WELL, ALMOST ... UPDATED

     
    Sunday night was the 500th episode of "The Simpsons,", the longest-running scripted show in television history an a personal favorite. Monday night was also the 20th anniversary of a favorite episode, "Homer at the Bat," where Montgomery Burns brings in...
  • Huell Howser memorial set for today; 'The Simpsons' pays tribute

     
    The late TV personality Huell Howser will be remembered Tuesday at a sunset memorial at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles....