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  • Extension 720 December 2009 Schedule

    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1ST INTERNET ONLY Tonight's edition of Extension 720 will be heard exclusively on our Internet-Only WGN2 stream. Tune in at 9pm for a live edition of Extension 720, only on wgnradio.com. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND A NIGHT WITH MARK STEYN...
  • Comeback kid

    Comeback kid
    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine-star attraction on this balmy night in Santa Fe--is stranded. She yearns to get up from the back-yard lawn chair where her husband has deposited her and stroll to a pool that's shimmering green-blue in the desert twilight....
  • Monster Mash: 'Rock of Ages' headed for silver screen; China suspects looting; Fairey's lawyers may quit

     
    -- Going places: Broadway's "Rock of Ages" is being adapted for a feature film directed by Adam Shankman and scheduled for release in 2011. (Variety) -- Honored: The plays "Ruined" and "The Seafarer" were among the big winners Monday at......
  • Monster Mash: Eli Broad stumps for L.A. culture; French museum strike continues; James Levine returns

     
    -- He's loving it: Eli Broad cites museums, theater, architecture and classical music among his top 10 reasons for loving L.A. (Huffington Post) -- Newly discovered: Etchings by Pablo Picasso that were recently found inside a book that the artist......
  • Shakeup at the Reader

     
    Vocalo's Rob Feder reports: Veteran Chicago journalist James Warren stepped down Monday after just four months as president and publisher of the Chicago Reader. Warren, a former Tribune higher-up, will be devoting his energies to his work at the Chicago.....
  • Two Florida restaurants included in 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards nominees

     
    The James Beard Foundation has announced the final nominees for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries, taking place May 2 and 3, 2010 in New...
  • Chicago Mayor Daley offers to shoot reporter to prove gun ban works

     
    What's the most effective way to demonstrate gun control works? Chicago Mayor Daley offers to shoot a reporter to prove his point!...
  • 'Return to Haifa': Play on conflict stirs up plenty. Here's the full story.

     
    "Return to Haifa" ran at the Next Theatre in Evanston. Read the original review here. About 10 years ago, a distinguished Israeli journalist named Boaz Gaon found himself in London, talking to an Iraqi writer. Gaon was complaining about the......
  • GML: The Week In Review

    GML Weekly Rewind...were discussing stories of the week. On a sad note, my condolences to the family of Thomas Wortham. He lost his life in the midst of a dare, a game, utter foolishness by 4 suspects who wanted his motorcycle. The 30-year-old officer was...
  • Blagoje-who?

    Blagoje-who?
    One prospective juror for the corruption trial of Rod Blagojevich said her familiarity with the former governor was limited to TV wisecracks she heard from Jay Leno. "He was a joke or something," the woman said. Another potential juror is a labor...
  • What's the stupidest thing Daley has ever said?

    One of the great debates in American politics can be summed up with this question: What's the stupidest thing Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has ever said? One of my all-time favorites is when he threatened to take his pants off to prove his political...