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  • 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...
  • Russi Taylor, the voice and personality of Minnie Mouse

    Russi Taylor, the voice and personality of Minnie Mouse
    When she was a young girl, Russi Taylor and her family visited Disneyland, where she had a close and remarkable encounter with Walt Disney himself. "It was night time and we had just gotten off of the Mark Twain boat ride. There was a man sitting on the...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Walking Dead' Zombies Invade, 'Game of Thrones' Battle Ensues at TV Academy Concert

    The music behind some of the most popular shows on TV came to life on Wednesday evening during the Television Academy's "Score!," a concert celebrating music composed for television, sponsored by ASCAP. Composers including Ramin Djawadi of "Game of...
  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate
    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Monkee's Mickey Dolenz To Star In New Comedy By 'Simpsons' Writer

    Monkee's Mickey Dolenz To Star In New Comedy By 'Simpsons' Writer
    Actor, writer and our favorite Monkee Micky Dolenz will star in Mike Reiss’ new play, “Comedy Is Hard,” premiering Sept. 24 to Oct. 12 at the Ivoryton Playhouse. Dolenz, who just began a tour with pop group The Monkees last week,...
  • Chuck Lorre talks about the good mojo and humbling work of sitcoms

    Chuck Lorre talks about the good mojo and humbling work of sitcoms
    With four series in prime time this season — powerhouse comedies "The Big Bang Theory" and "Two and a Half Men," as well as more recent arrivals "Mike & Molly" and "Mom," a television academy honoree this year — Chuck Lorre has conquered the...
  • 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...