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  • Chicago Tribune photo challenge

    Thanks to all of you for contributing to the Chicago Tribune Photo Challenge. With a new year upon us, we're going to take a few months off to regroup and reconfigure things. But we will be back. In the meantime, there are all kinds of ways to share...
  • Couple forges a different future -- together

    Couple forges a different future -- together
    Before ever meeting her future husband, Anne McKinney met his parents — in a squished elevator on their 2004 freshman move-in day at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Anne was standing with her mother, who was making small talk with Steve...
  • 'Desolation of Smaug' reinvigorates 'Hobbit' trilogy, critics say

    Last year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" had film critics wagging their fingers over Peter Jackson and company's decision to stretch J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel "The Hobbit" into a movie trilogy, one that got off to a plodding start....
  • Activist fund Blue Harbour Group takes stake in Tribune Co.

    Activist fund Blue Harbour Group takes stake in Tribune Co.
    An activist hedge fund has taken a 2.5 percent stake in Tribune Co., and may be looking to increase its holdings. Blue Harbour Group, a Connecticut-based investment firm, says it is on board with the direction taken by Tribune Co., which is planning...
  • Tomato soup recipe sought by reader

    Tomato soup recipe sought by reader
    Q: I enjoyed a delicious tomato soup recipe from the Tribune food pages 10 or 11 years ago. It was an easy recipe and so good. It used canned tomatoes and included acini di pepe pasta. I've misplaced my copy and would love to get the recipe again....
  • Bill Murray's sharp comic touch saves 'Stripes' from a serious case of silliness

    The review was originally publushed in the Chicago Tribune June 30, 1981. Stripes is a male version of "Private Benjamin" with one critical difference. Whereas Goldie Hawn was ignorant about "the ways of the Army" in "Private Benjamin," Private Bill...
  • 'Caddyshack' right on course as a low-budget laugher

    Originally published in the Chicago Tribune July 29, 1980 This latest "Son of Animal House" is set on a country club golf course. But the setting makes no difference; it's the proper mix of dirty jokes, slapstick, and juvenile humor that writer-director...
  • Bill Murray busts loose with ghosts

      Originally published in the Chicago Tribune June 8, 1984 "Ghostbusters" is the movie that confirms Bill Murray as one of our funniest comic actors. He's funny doing absolutely nothing in this overblown, special-effects-filled, $25 million comedy...
  • Warm and Fuzzy 'Groundhog': Forecast for Bill Murray vehicle is cool and classic

    Originally published in the Chicago Tribune Feb. 12, 1993 The art of the movies is sometimes a matter of personal expression, sometimes a matter of matching the perfect vehicle to a particular star. The latter is the case with "Groundhog Day," a...
  • 'Ghostbusters' Star Harold Ramis Dies at 69

    Harold Ramis, the estimable comedy writer, director and actor whose resume includes "Groundhog Day," "Ghostbusters," "Animal House," "Caddyshack" and "National Lampoon's Vacation," died on Monday at age 69. The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of...
  • Third party candidate information

    With the March election around the corner, I was wondering if the Chicago Tribune could provide more coverage on 3rd party candidates. I'd like to know who else is running and what their positions are. I believe a functioning democracy needs informed...