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  • A grand American tradition: The smear

     
    (A perspective piece in the Chicago Tribune) By Charles M. Madigan We now have a new thing in presidential campaigning, the anticipatory smear defuser. It's a simple thought: Before your enemies get any traction, embrace the slander, spread it around........
  • Katrina plus three: 'Hopeful progress'

     
    by Mark Silva Nearly three years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, blasting the shore towns of Louisiana and Mississippi and inundating New Orleans, President Bush plans to return to the scene of the storm today. Bush......
  • Queens' own Bob Cousy is bounced as Celtics analyst

     
    Bob Cousy - a nice little point guard out of Andrew Jackson High in Queens - is out as a Celtics broadcaster, and he isn't happy about it. Here's the story. This just ain't right. Yo, MSG, stick it to......
  • Democrats, "with a little D"

     
    by Mark Silva Out on the grass mall where protesters have camped, marched and clashed, thousands of poetry- prose- and history-lovers huddled under tents shielding them from a steady, cold drizzle, reminded by a best-selling Iranian writer and freshly...
  • Pee-wee Herman moves to Club Nokia, pushes back show dates

     
    In August, Pee-wee Herman, a.k.a. Paul Reubens, announced that he would return to the spotlight in a re-conceived version of his '80s stage production "The Pee-wee Herman Show" at the Music Box @ Fonda. Now the eternal man-child has announced......
  • White House: Making honey, honey

     
    by Mark Silva Apparently, the White House is minding its own bee's wax lately. In the gardens of the South Lawn, which has hosted a hive of activity since the new first family moved in, working bees are turning out......
  • Jack Bauer with fangs? Meet the vampire spy of 'Blood Oath'

     
    2010 PREVIEW: "BLOOD OATH" Through the end of the year we will be previewing some of the intriguing releases scheduled for 2010. We'll look at films, television shows and comics, but today, it's "Blood Oath," the debut novel from Los......
  • Budget deficit: $1.35 trillion in 2010

     
    by Michael Muskal The federal budget for fiscal year 2010 will show a deficit of $1.35 trillion, the Congressional Budget Office announced this morning, the latest number to be injected into what is more of a political issue than an......
  • Confessions of a coonskin cap kid: R.I.P. Davy Crockett aka Fess Parker, 1924-2010

     
    For a generation of Americans, Davy and Fess will always remain one in the same....
  • David Sheward's gutsy, early Tony Award predictions

     
    When we asked David Sheward (Back Stage) to give Gold Derby his early Tony Award noodlings, we thought he'd give us a good, sketchy overview. After all, about 10 productions still haven't officially opened on Broadway yet during this home stretch of the...
  • Does the Tooth Fairy bring $20 bills to your kids' bedrooms?

     
    My head almost exploded when I read Lose a tooth, make a mint? by Jessica Bliss of the Nashville Tennessean (reprinted in this morning's Sun-Times) Back in the good ol' days (by which we mean the '80s), a quarter was......
  • L.A. Philharmonic announces $25,000 donation to help Nashville Symphony recover after flooding

     
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn. has announced that a $25,000 donation is being made by the association, the orchestra's musicians and music director Gustavo Dudamel, and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet to help the Nashville Symphony recover from the...