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  • 'Mad Men's' Matthew Weiner: 'Trust Me, I'm Going to Miss It More Than You Will'

    The question came up the very first time Matthew Weiner sat before journalists at the Television Critics Assn. tour to promote the July 2007 premiere of "Mad Men." How will it end? More specifically -- how long did he see the time frame of the show...
  • 'Noah' rains money

    "Studio estimates Paramount's biblical film "Noah" opened with a box office of $44 million!" So read yesterday's headlines. One wonders why this rainy semi-biblical epic, starring Russell Crowe, wasn't "saved" for release nearer the Academy Awards at...
  • Downers Grove Library will be open, chaotic during renovation

    Downers Grove Library will be open, chaotic during renovation
    Downers Grove Library visitors will see the building continually upended and overhauled as a six-month renovation begins this week. The $2.4 million project on the 67,738-square-foot building is scheduled to kick off April 1. "The pain is about to...
  • Friends of Towson Library book sale offers thousands of titles

    While scouring tables for tome treasures during the annual Friends of Towson Library book sale April 10 to 13, buyers can hunt for something else of value this year: dragon eggs. Each egg entitles the finder to a free or discounted book. The eggs are...
  • PJ Library birthday bash Sunday in West Boca

    Dr. Joanna Drowos knew there was no south Palm Beach County chapter for a program sending free books and music to help her children stay in touch with their Jewish heritage. A year and a grassroots' effort later, PJ Library has 1,100 families signed up...
  • Assembly speaker says Cal State could get bigger funding boost

    Assembly speaker says Cal State could get bigger funding boost
    California Gov. Jerry Brown jokingly apologized to fellow California State University trustees Tuesday for making the same speech meeting after meeting: the system's request for additional funding competes with a long list of other priorities that outpace...
  • Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you

     Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you
    The latest attack on academic freedom comes not from government authorities or corporate pressure but from students. At UC Santa Barbara, the student Senate recently passed a resolution that calls for mandatory "trigger warnings" — cautions from...
  • A life of books: Josh Berk writes books when he's not running the Bethlehem library

    It's been an eventful year for Josh Berk. In January, he took over as executive director of Bethlehem Area Public Library, a post his father held for 34 years. And he's helping populate the library's stacks with a growing list of his own books for young...
  • For next MegaCon, center will try to fix traffic mess

    For next MegaCon, center will try to fix traffic mess
    MegaCon, it turns out, was a mega traffic headache for International Drive and the resort area. The massive comic book, science fiction and fantasy fiction blowout drew upwards of 75,000 people to the Orange County Convention Center over the weekend...
  • Hong Kong Pic '3D Naked Ambition' Is Saucy, Not Scandalous

    Hong Kong's second-ever 3D porn pic will hit local theaters on April 3. But audiences should expect little steamy stuff from "3D Naked Ambition," which, according to its producer, is a satirical comedy with a notable Hong Kong flavor. Made on a budget...
  • 'Noah' dunks 'Divergent' with $15M at box office

    'Noah' dunks 'Divergent' with $15M at box office
    “Noah” was headed for high ground at the box office Saturday, after a $15.2 million first-day Friday put Darren Aronofsky's controversial big-screen retelling of the Old Testament tale on pace for a $40 million weekend. Paramount and New...