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  • Musing about Mell

     
    I was on WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" program joining a panel discussing the resignation of Ald. Dick Mell (33rd) and what lies ahead. Carol Marin, whom I believe coined the term "nepotitis" to describe a common ailment among Illinois politicians,........
  • 'Downton' debate: Has the PBS soap lost its edge?

     
    I'm going to be on "Chicago Tonight" this evening (7 p.m. WTTW Ch. 11) to discuss/debate the new season of 'Downton Abbey.' I'm still watching -- my wife bailed out in the middle of the season premier last week --......
  • The Weeks in Review -- Open Thread

     
    blockquote> The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup......
  • Talking politics

     
    Dave McKinney of the Sun Times, Jim Slusher of the Daily Herald and I talked state politics with host Phil Ponce on "Chicago Tonight," WTTW-Ch. 11. If for some weird reason you missed it:...
  • The Chicago Forward: Education essay winners are ...

    The Chicago Forward: Education essay winners are ...
    For our Sept. 13 public affairs forum with Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard and teachers union leader Karen Lewis, we asked Trib Nation to write an essay on what makes public education succeed or fail. Here are the contributions from winners Ray...
  • Remarkable Woman: Elizabeth Brackett

    Remarkable Woman: Elizabeth Brackett
    "I did my first triathlon when I was 50" is not a sentence you hear often. But for Elizabeth Brackett, it's the truth. "I really started getting into them over the last 10 years," said Brackett, who, at 70, has three world championship triathlon titles...
  • New book brings Vivian Maier out of the shadows

    New book brings Vivian Maier out of the shadows
    I would not presume to know, at any point during her 83 years on this planet, what Vivian Maier was thinking. But since she died in 2009, I suppose it's OK to make a leap and say that she would be made very uneasy and perhaps downright uncomfortable...
  • About Blair Kamin

    Blair Kamin is the architecture critic of the Chicago Tribune, a post he has held since 1992. He is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and continues a tradition of accessible but authoritative criticism begun by the Tribune's first modern-day...
  • Opera in Focus: Puppets and opera come together

    Opera in Focus: Puppets and opera come together
    It's the damnedest thing: Justin Snyder, his long hair parted down the middle, his head thrown back as though communing with a higher power, the hood of his hoodie grazing the floor, his mouth working silently in time with the strains and surges of an...
  • Walsh, Duckworth clash on Medicare, abortion

    Walsh, Duckworth clash on Medicare, abortion
    Republican Rep. Joe Walsh and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth used the final face-to-face meeting of their campaign Thursday night to stress differences over the future of Medicare, a program she said should be a “guarantee” but one he...
  • Biggert, Foster clash on gay marriage at final debate

    Biggert, Foster clash on gay marriage at final debate
    Republican Rep. Judy Biggert indicated Wednesday that she’s moving closer to supporting same-sex marriage, but ultimately said she’s not there yet and that it’s a matter for individual states to decide. Democratic challenger Bill Foster...