| Apr 27, 2013
REVIEW Golden-age publisher EC Comics’ rise and fall was tied to its horror titles “Tales From the Crypt” and “The ......
| Jul 16, 2012
RIP Donald Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series....
| Jul 16, 2012
Stephen Covey, author of the book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," died months after a devastating bicycle accident....
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:10 PM
Josephson to appear at Exchange Club
Steve Josephson, founder of Gallimaufry Performing Arts, will speak on the topic, "What is art? And what is our responsibility as artists?" at the Thursday meeting of the Laguna Beach Exchange Club.
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:59 PM
There are so many astoundingly bad things happening in Tallahassee these days that it's easy to get overwhelmed and depressed.
But I'm not going to let that happen.
Think of today's column as a verbal dose of Prozac — a pick-me-up in the form of...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:49 PM
| May 29, 2011
There's no point in getting wordy, so we'll simply remind you that the Tribune-sponsored 27th annual Printers Row Lit Fest takes place June 4-5. For now, here are 10 "chapters" of Chicago lit:
1 Ben Hecht, who co-wrote the play "The Front Page" and was a...
| Dec 26, 2010
2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 1:21 PM
Rick Kogan, Tribune reporter
"The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood"
By Jane Leavy
Leavy's "The Last Boy" is as masterfully researched and beautifully written as any biography this year. Sox fans like me may...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 2:43 PM
As a young boy, Todd Jensen attended Roosevelt Elementary and delivered the Burbank Daily Review. As he got older, and the paper he delivered transitioned into the Burbank Leader, he was given his first job in journalism by editor Joyce Rudolph. And, as a...