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  • Viacom sold Harmonix for $50, saved $50 million on taxes

     
    Viacom Inc. sold Rock Band video game developer Harmonix Music Systems for virtually nothing in exchange for a big tax benefit and offloading its liabilities. Last month, the media conglomerate sold Cambridge, Mass.-based Harmonix to New York private...
  • Rock Band maker Harmonix sold by Viacom to private investment firm

     
    Viacom Inc. has found an unlikely buyer for Harmonix Music Systems, creator of its Rock Band video games. The media giant announced Thursday that it has sold Cambridge, Mass.-based Harmonix to Columbus Nova, a private investment firm based in New......
  • Art review: Stop. Move. at Blum & Poe

     
    William Kentridge wasn’t the first artist (by nearly a century) to work in animation, but his poignant, politically-charged, hand-drawn stop-motion films opened eyes wide to the medium’s potential when they began to be shown in the early '90s. In...
  • Viacom looks to sell Rock Band developer after years of losses [updated]

     
    Viacom is breaking up the band. The media conglomerate announced Thursday that it will sell Harmonix Music Systems, the Cambridge, Mass., video game developer behind the pioneering Rock Band video game series. The move comes after four years of losses.......
  • Is 'The Social Network's' view of Harvard's final clubs hopelessly outdated?

     
    The people who are closest to the world portrayed in a film are almost always the ones quickest to indulge in all sorts of nitpicking criticism of the film's depiction of that world. It's one reason why Hollywood probably has......
  • The Ponderosa Stomp: A treasure trove of sound, and stories [Updated]

     
    "It's a small town story, and probably a typical American story," said Ian Dunlop, telling the writer Holly George-Warren how he came to play bass in the International Submarine Band with the late Gram Parsons in the mid-1960s. Dunlop was......
  • Consumer Confidential: Recession is over, hiring may rise, Wal-Mart to expand

     
    Here's your mysteriously Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Break out the party hats: The recession is officially over. In fact, it ended more than a year ago, in June 2009. That's the word from our friends......
  • Inaugural Orlando Improv Festival off to rousing start

     
    I had time to poke my head in to the Orlando Improv Festival Monday night — performances were taking place at the Winter Park Playhouse — and was happy to see a crowd of folks laughing,  mingling, sharing drinks and generally carrying on. Th....
  • Elena Kagan: Money in the bank?

     
    White House staffers deliver Elena Kagan's questionnaire responses to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. (AP/Harry Hamburg) by David G. Savage Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan says she has $1.76 million in assets -- mostly in bank accounts and...
  • Monster Mash: Metropolitan Museum of Art sees attendance surge; big changes for London's Saatchi Gallery

     
    -- Big crowds: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York said attendance passed the 5-million mark in the last fiscal year -- its highest attendance since 2001. The Museum of Modern art reported earlier this week that it also......
  • Do job titles mean anything anymore?

    Do job titles mean anything anymore?
    There was a time when job titles were simple. You were either "the boss" or "not the boss." That has changed dramatically now that we have fancy things such as workers rights and business cards and egos. Some companies are staffed by small armies of...
  • "A Word to the Wise" by David Heinzmann

    "A Word to the Wise" by David Heinzmann
    By David Heinzmann Gale, 327 pages, $25.95   With "A Word to the Wise," longtime Chicago Tribune crime reporter David Heinzmann joins the ranks of newsmen turned novelists, weaving an engaging tale of murder, mayhem and corruption in a city he knows...