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  • 40 years on, Garrison Keillor takes an unsentimental journey

    ST. PAUL, Minn. Don't expect the master of ceremonies to get emotional when "A Prairie Home Companion" celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend. "I avoid getting choked up. It's not in good taste," said Garrison Keillor, humming and snapping his...
  • Stephen Hawking displays great comic timing with John Oliver

    Stephen Hawking displays great comic timing with John Oliver
    If the key to comedy is in the timing, then you'd think a man without the ability to speak would be at a severe disadvantage. But as Stephen Hawking demonstrated on "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday, he has a higher understanding of time and timing than...
  • Steve Viksten Dead: 'Hey Arnold!' Voice Actor, Writer Was 54

    "Hey Arnold!" voice actor and writer Steve Viksten died on Monday. He was 54. He lent his vocal chops to the character of Oskar Kokoshka, a boarding house resident with an ambiguous Eastern European accent, for the hit animated Nickelodeon show....
  • Dr. Dre moves his money around L.A.'s Westside

    Dr. Dre moves his money around L.A.'s Westside
    Dr. Dre has popped his Hollywood Hills West home on the market at $35 million. He's selling because he recently dropped $40 million on the four-acre Brentwood estate of supermodel and actress Gisele Bundchen and her husband, New England Patriots...
  • TV ratings: 'Resurrection' season finale up slightly as ABC wins

    TV ratings: 'Resurrection' season finale up slightly as ABC wins
    The first season finale of the freshman drama "Resurrection" came to a close Sunday, helping ABC score a nightly victory in the ratings.  According to early numbers from Nielsen, nearly 7.9 million viewers overall tuned in to see the season closer for...
  • Fox Shakes Up Sunday Animation Block in Major Schedule Overhaul

    Fox will shake up its Sunday animation block for the first time in nearly a decade next fall, pairing live-action sitcoms "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and newcomer "Mulaney" on the night with "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy." Suffering ratings declines due to...
  • 10 things you might not know about literary enigmas

    10 things you might not know about literary enigmas
    There's no mystery about the best place for book lovers to gather this weekend — it's the Printers Row Lit Fest in the South Loop. But here are other questions about literature that have confounded many: 1/ In September 1849, Edgar Allan Poe...
  • Cartoon Network's 'Regular Show' To Step Up Half-Hours

    ANNECY -- J.G. Quintel's Emmy winning "Regular Show,' one of the jewels in Cartoon Network's ratings crown, in and outside the U.S., looks set to become more regularly bigger. "Regular Show's" regular segs clock in at a quarter of an hour, including...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, Seth MacFarlane discuss 'Cosmos'

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, Seth MacFarlane discuss 'Cosmos'
    Reboots and relaunches are nothing new to TV; the cops of "Hawaii Five-0" are back, while last year's revamp of "Ironside" sank. But "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," broadcast on Fox and several sister networks, differs from other TV flashbacks; it's an...
  • Bill Plympton Takes Annecy Animation Fest by Storm

    Some people go on vacation in June. Bill Plympton goes to Annecy. The man dubbed the King of Indie Animation is a popular draw at the famed French animation festival, which he's attended since 1985. "That's when I started discovering the potential of...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • An interview with 'Bravest Warriors' director Breehn Burns

    An interview with 'Bravest Warriors' director Breehn Burns
    I return again, compulsively, to the subject of "Bravest Warriors," a Web-based cartoon series about four teenage heroes — Chris, Beth, Wallow and Danny by name — in the intergalactic, multi-plane 31st century. It is one of the best things,...