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    Nathan Rabin Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
  • Roger Ebert, my mentor

    Roger Ebert, my mentor
    As I sit here at my computer tonight I realize I'm doing what I saw Roger Ebert do so many times before — stopping everything to crank out a deadline appreciation for an artist who has just passed on. Only this time the artist is Roger. And I...
  • Review: "All That Is" by James Salter

    Review: "All That Is" by James Salter
    You don't want the war to stop. The opening of James Salter's new novel, “All That Is,” offers a breathtaking set piece depicting men about to go into battle against the Japanese in World War II. It's all there: atmosphere, action, emotion...
  • Pat Bruno, longtime Sun-Times restaurant critic, dies

    Chicago's chefs and restaurants lost a keen observer and tireless champion of their work with the passing today of Pat Bruno. Bruno, 79, was the restaurant critic at the Chicago Sun-Times (which reported his death earlier) for 27 years. He was...
  • 500 CPS high schoolers to get free CTA rides to class

    500 CPS high schoolers to get free CTA rides to class
    Five hundred Chicago Public Schools students at five high schools will receive free CTA rides to school, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today. Clemente, Richards, Sullivan, TEAM Englewood and Wells will participate in the program during the first...
  • Jackson Jr. return date unclear

    Jackson Jr. return date unclear
    A plan for Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to return to work next week after Labor Day has been put on hold. The Mayo Clinic in Minnesota tells the Chicago Sun-Times Jackson is still a patient, undergoing treatment for depression and bipolar disorder....
  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. May Return to Work in Washington

    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. May Return to Work in Washington
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who hasn't been seen on Capitol Hill since late May, hopes to return work Monday after checking out of the Mayo Clinic where he was treated for bipolar depression, his office said. Monday is the first day back for...
  • Arthur Penn dies at 88; director of landmark film 'Bonnie and Clyde'

    Arthur Penn dies at 88; director of landmark film 'Bonnie and Clyde'
    Arthur Penn, the three-time Oscar-nominated director best known for "Bonnie and Clyde," the landmark 1967 film that stirred critical passions over its graphic violence and became a harbinger of a new era of American filmmaking, died Tuesday. He was 88....
  • Hazel Dickens dies at 75; bluegrass pioneer and social activist

    Hazel Dickens dies at 75; bluegrass pioneer and social activist
    Hazel Dickens, a singer, songwriter and musician from West Virginia who was a pioneering force in bluegrass music and a strong and eloquent voice for coal miners, the poor and women, has died. She was 75. Dickens died April 22 at a Washington, D.C.,...
  • Nello Ferrara dies at 93; candy company executive

    Nello Ferrara dies at 93; candy company executive
    Candy company executive Nello Ferrara liked to say that he came up with the idea for Lemonheads in 1962 because his newborn son's head was shaped like the yellow fruit. Ferrara, whose firm also brought the world such popular candies as Atomic Fire Balls,...
  • Jeffrey Zaslow dies at 53; Wall Street Journal reporter, author

    Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal reporter with a flair for inspirational stories who produced three nonfiction bestsellers, beginning with the 2008 book "The Last Lecture" about life lessons from a dying man, was killed in a car crash Friday. He...