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  • 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...
  • 10 things you might not know about film critics

    A screenwriter who went by the pseudonyms of R. Hyde and Reinhold Timme died recently in Chicago. Others knew the man as Roger Ebert, film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. Ebert's death got us thinking about interesting facts involving movie critics....
  • Judge refuses to release prosecutor report on Koschman death

    Judge refuses to release prosecutor report on Koschman death
    A Cook County judge denied a media request Wednesday to unseal a special prosecutor's report into the death of David Koschman before a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley goes on trial on involuntary manslaughter charges. Judge Michael Toomin said he...
  • Karyn Kupcinet 1963 death still unsolved

    On Thanksgiving Day 1963, as the nation still was reeling from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a 22-year-old woman was killed in Hollywood. Her naked body wasn't discovered by neighbors for three days. Though still a struggling, little-...
  • Sun-Times may rehire some photographers under new union contract

    Sun-Times may rehire some photographers under new union contract
    Sun-Times Media Group, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, has reached a tentative agreement with the Chicago Newspaper Guild on a new three-year contract, ending 15 months of negotiations. The deal, announced Monday, includes new benefits for nearly...
  • Review: "Maya's Notebook" by Isabel Allende

    Review: "Maya's Notebook" by Isabel Allende
    As Maya Vidal writhes on a filthy mattress, hog-tied with an electrical cord, she wonders how much worse this confinement by killers is going to get once the pangs of her drug addictions kick in. Readers of Isabel Allende's new novel, “Maya's...
  • Rick Atkinson talks "The Guns at Last Light"

    Rick Atkinson talks "The Guns at Last Light"
    World War II lasted six years, but Rick Atkinson needed 14 years to complete his massive trilogy on the conflict. That turned out to be time well spent. Now the wait for the concluding volume of “The Liberation Trilogy,” his magisterial...
  • Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity

    Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity
    Alberto Reyes looked across the well-kept field at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep during pregame warm-up drills Saturday evening and declared it a beautiful place for a baseball game. Two weeks after their originally scheduled game, players and coaches...
  • 'Banana' George Blair dies at 98; water skier with a thing for yellow

    "Banana" George Blair loved yellow. When he water-skied barefoot, which he did into his 80s in theme park shows, he wore a yellow wetsuit and was towed by a yellow boat. But it didn't stop there. "Banana" George, who drove a yellow Lincoln and lived...
  • Protesters target Sun-Times over photographer layoffs

    Protesters target Sun-Times over photographer layoffs
    Protesters targeted the Chicago Sun-Times today after the newspaper laid off its entire staff of photographers. The newspaper announced last week it had laid off all of its 28 full-time still photographers. The Chicago Newspaper Guild has asked the...