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  • Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category

    Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category
    If you were building a Chris Ware, if you were constructing the most celebrated cartoonist of the past couple of decades, drawing up the plans for an Oak Park illustrator so routinely referred to as a genius that the accolade is more like fact than opinion, the first thing you would need is doubt. Preferably, self-doubt. But uncertainty, self-flagellation, humility-verging-on-delusion — any of these would work.
  • Daum: Romney's sorry state

    When it comes to apologies, some people are like scent hounds: They can sniff them out anywhere. This is especially true when it comes to the supposed regrets and self-hatred of President Obama. Though he began his term with a series of speeches in...

    Wide awake with Mike Birbiglia

    Wide awake with Mike Birbiglia
    Comedian and former sleepwalker Mike Birbiglia is on medication now and has a wife, thank you very much. But a conversation about his ascendant career should begin, of course, with his well-placed stint on Ira Glass' NPR program, "This American Life,"...

    The SantaLand Diaries is an Unlikely Holiday Classic, Complete With Green Tights and Pointy Shoes

    The SantaLand Diaries is an Unlikely Holiday Classic, Complete With Green Tights and Pointy Shoes
    The SantaLand Diaries By David Sedaris. Directed by Rob Ruggiero. Through Dec. 23 at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org   "My costume is green. I wear green velvet knickers, a forest green velvet smock,...

    Ira Glass Speaks at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Oct. 14

    Ira Glass Speaks at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Oct. 14
    Hipster icon Ira Glass comes to the Ridgefield Playhouse Sunday night to talk about his NPR show "This American Life," and what it takes to put the program on the air. He'll play back funny and memorable moments and discuss the behind-the-scenes process,...