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  • Cookie Monster and I share a stage for the first (and last?) time

     
    At Chicago Live! tonight: Eric Zorn moderates a post-election panel with K. Sujata, president of the Chicago Foundation for Women, former alderman Dick Simpson and political strategist Don Washington. This could be interesting. Washington is an eloquent,...
  • For many Taylor was simply 'famous for being famous'

     
    In his career retrospective on actress Elizabetth Taylor, who died today at age 79, our Michael Phillips notes, "By the '70s she was famous for being famous." In other words, you have to be roughly 50 to have memories of......
  • Gutsy film director killed in Libya

     
    The New York Times reports: Tim Hetherington, the conflict photographer who was a director and producer of the film “Restrepo,” was killed in the besieged city of Misurata on Wednesday, and three photographers working beside him were wounded....
  • Shock Theater to screen horror movies monthly

     
    Amazing news, classic horror flick lovers: The Wicker Park Arts Center will start hosting monthly creepy old movie nights, starting June 3. From Chicagoist: If there's one thing we know we love, it's classic horror movies being projected in a dark room...
  • Engine28.com, NEA fellows plan to cover L.A. theater scene like a house afire

     
    USC's Annenberg journalism school and the National Endowment for the Arts' Arts Journalism Insitute will launch engine28.com journalism project to cover Theatre Communications Group confererence, RADAR L.A. festival and other L.A. theater happenings....
  • Pixar shocker: Critics give 'Cars 2' a big thumbs down

     
    The Wall Street Journal's headline says it all: " 'Cars 2' Is a Dollar-Driven Edsel." OMG! Pixar's amazing critical winning streak is over. And in a big way. Until now, Pixar had released 11 movies, none of which had ever......
  • 'Breaking Dawn -- Part 1' lacks bite for many critics

     
    "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1": Just as the "Twilight" series of books and films split fans into two camps (Team Edward and Team Jacob, for the uninitiated) the latest film, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1" is...
  • Friday, March 4, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 6:09 a.m. U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (d-5th) discusses current events with Greg and how they'll impact us here in the Midwest. 6:39 a.m. Michael Phillips reviews both the new Matt Damon film, 'The Adjustment Bureau', and...
  • Friday, March 11, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 6:39 a.m. Rob Hart joins Greg Jarrett to talk about a campaign by the '85 Bears to raise awareness of concussions in Illinois elementary and high school sports. 7:09 a.m. The executive director of the Illinois Casino...
  • Thursday, March 31, 2011

    5 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 6:39 a.m. Greg Jarrett will travel to jolly old England to get an update on William and Kate's royal wedding plans. 7:09 a.m. Greg Jarrett will hear about the one that got away when he visits with a woman who survived an...
  • Michael Phillips' 10 worst movies of 2010

    Michael Phillips' 10 worst movies of 2010