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  • 'Alpha House' Creator Garry Trudeau: Amazon Wants to Rival HBO Originals

    Garry Trudeau, who has inked the politically charged "Doonesbury" comic strip since 1970, has found himself in the vanguard of over-the-top TV programming. Trudeau's "Alpha House," a political satire starring John Goodman as a senator rooming with...
  • From Foyles to Hatchards, slip between the covers of London bookshops

    My geeky teenage years were filled with escapes to this city's bookstores. Most weekends were spent leaning against their bookcases and reading seemingly a little bit of everything, from Russian short stories to picture books about steam trains. I was a...
  • Social clubs: Not just about reading books anymore

    Social clubs: Not just about reading books anymore
    The South Florida social club's got its groove on, and it's not just about getting together over books and dinner anymore. These days, the friendly gathering has a hipper name — the "meetup" — and a wider menu of options for communal bonding....
  • Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Trunk-or-Treat in Darien St....
  • Devilish Halloween dates

    Devilish Halloween dates
    If you're anything like me, you have some quality time coming up with your sweetness — and I'm not talking about trick-or-treat loot. With the exception of Valentine's Day, there may be no holiday better suited for a date night than Halloween....
  • San Fransokyo architects built a new world for Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′

     
    Before the directors of the new Walt Disney Animation movie “Big Hero 6″ settled on their story, they created the […]...
  • Anne Rice talks about reviving vampire creations in 'Prince Lestat'

    Anne Rice talks about reviving vampire creations in 'Prince Lestat'
    When Anne Rice published "Interview With the Vampire" in 1976, she didn't just launch her own vampire series — her sexy tragic vampire antiheroes launched an entirely new genre. The phrase paranormal romance "didn't exist when I wrote the...
  • 'Men We Reaped' wins 2014 Heartland Prize for Nonfiction

    'Men We Reaped' wins 2014 Heartland Prize for Nonfiction
    When the Union Army's famous 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first African-American units in the Civil War, unsuccessfully assaulted Fort Wagner in South Carolina, escaped slave Harriet Tubman bore witness to the bloodshed from the front...
  • A fresh visit to 'Pee-wee's Playhouse'

    A fresh visit to 'Pee-wee's Playhouse'
    Paul Reubens' "Pee-wee's Playhouse," which ran on CBS on Saturday mornings from 1986 to 1990 and has been repeated on various networks and home video platforms in the years since, is back again. "And better than ever," I cannot help but add, because it...
  • ‘American Horror Story': Twisty the Clown actor John Carroll Lynch is scary good

     
    When “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy first contacted actor John Carroll Lynch about a possible role on the fourth […]...
  • In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land

    In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land
    That Jane Austen failed to write a murder-mystery sequel to "Pride and Prejudice" was an oversight remedied in 2011 by P.D. James with her novel "Death Comes to Pemberley." Like "P&P" and many other Austens before it — and many of James' own works,...