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  • Book review: 'The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop' by Dan Charnas

    Book review: 'The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop' by Dan Charnas
    "Here's a little story that must be told," Dan Charnas writes by way of an ironic introduction to his brick-sized epic, quoting a classic rap lyric. "The Big Payback" is ostensibly the history of the business of hip-hop, but in its ambitious scope (it...
  • Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister

    Paul Egertson dies at 75; Lutheran bishop resigned after participating in ordination of lesbian minister
    The Rev. Paul Egertson, who was asked to resign as a Lutheran bishop in 2001 after violating church policy by participating in the ordination of a non-celibate lesbian minister, has died. He was 75. Egertson, a senior lecturer at California Lutheran...
  • Glenn Beck ends Fox run with an empty, banal hour

    Glenn Beck ends Fox run with an empty, banal hour
    In the end, Glenn Beck's last hour on Fox News Thursday after 2 and 1/2 years of considerable controversy, was relatively quiet, banal and kind of pathetic. Beck told viewers several times how "amazing" the last 2 and 1/2 years have been. It was an...
  • 10 things you might not know about the Founding Fathers (and Mothers)

    10 things you might not know about the Founding Fathers (and Mothers)
    The people who founded this nation aren't moldy mannequins in history's closet — they're inspirational figures for modern America as we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich recently said he had a "man crush" on Alexander...
  • 'I'm Rod Blagojevich'

    Rod Blagojevich gave what amounted to the campaign speech of his life Thursday directed at just 12 voters -- members of the jury that will decide whether he misused his powers as governor. And like the master politician he was for so long, Blagojevich...
  • 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........
  • Bush's Paulson, master of the universe

     
    by Frank James When Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson was appointed by President Bush as his third and presumably last Treasury Secretary in 2006, a lot of observers assumed Paulson was coming in to be a mere caretaker. That was......
  • Bush pulls punch on Obama: 'We'll see'

     
    by Mark Silva It's been described variously as Bush's "first shot'' at his successor -- or a "salvo'' across Obama's bow -- but the words that have filtered out of the closed-door speech that the former president delivered in Pennsylvania......
  • Ashley Dupre: From prostitute-to-politicians to, uh, paid journalist

     
    Eliot Spitzer's high-paid gal pal now writes advice for the New York Post, founded by Alexander Hamilton....
  • New York Film Critics Circle members respond to Mo'Nique's snub

     
    Members of the New York Film Critics Circle are responding on the record to news that Mo'Nique will not attend their awards ceremony on Jan. 11 to accept her supporting-actress prize for "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire." On Friday, one...
  • Kentucky's archaic dueling law suggests a solution for modern gridlock in Obama's Washington

     
    Why change an old state constitutional provision that's worked so well for two centuries?...