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  • Roger Ebert dies at 70; Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic

    Roger Ebert dies at 70; Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic
    Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" assessments turned film reviewing into a television sport and whose passion for independent film helped introduce a new generation of filmmakers to...
  • Roger Ebert career highlights, on page and screen

    Roger Ebert career highlights, on page and screen
    Roger Ebert's passing Thursday at age 70 leaves behind a staggering body of work: He reviewed as many as 285 movies a year, spent decades as a fixture on TV and published 17 books. Following are but a few highlights from his prolific career. Ebert began...
  • Authors M-Q

    Anthony Madrid Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.” Rebecca Makkai Rebecca Makkai is...
  • Authors R-Z

    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...
  • 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....
  • Review: 'Brewster' by Mark Slouka

    Review: 'Brewster' by Mark Slouka
    It must have been great to come of age during the Age of Aquarius. You know … peace, love, harmony, granny dresses and the chance to change the world. Groovy, yeah, unless you were a kid stuck in a dreary Upstate New York place like Brewster. No...
  • Oprah's giant Afro wig for O magazine designed by Kim Kimble

    Oprah's giant Afro wig for O magazine designed by Kim Kimble
    Oprah Winfrey has been making all kinds of headlines recently -- starring alongside Forest Whitaker in "The Butler," recounting an alleged incident of shopping-related racism in Switzerland, and wearing a ginormous Afro wig on the September cover of O...
  • Media columnist Robert Feder partners with Tribune

    Media columnist Robert Feder partners with Tribune
    Longtime Chicago media columnist Robert Feder is launching a standalone media blog next month through a partnership with the Chicago Tribune.  The editorially independent Web site, RobertFeder.com, will be owned by Feder, but licensed and marketed by...
  • Review: 'From Black Sox to Three-Peats' edited by Ron Rapoport

    Review: 'From Black Sox to Three-Peats' edited by Ron Rapoport
    "The papers in Chicago in those days were unlike any printed anywhere else," wrote the great Hugh Fullerton in 1928 for the Saturday Evening Post. "They were written largely in the language that the wild growing young city understood." On the evidence...