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  • Shoeless Joe Jackson Seeks Reinstatement

     
    Jan. 28, 1934: John Lardner on Shoeless Joe Jackson. July 6, 1934: Jackson makes another attempt to play ball. John Lardner was the son of Ring Lardner Sr. and the older brother of Ring Lardner Jr. I???m not familiar with him, but he seems to be a...
  • Is Hollywood always in panic mode? Ari Emanuel's history lesson

     
    If you've been reading the gloom and doom stories in the press lately, you know that Hollywood is going through its fair share of belt tightening. Unsure about future profits, studios have been cutting back on everything including movie production......
  • John Lithgow, Jane Fonda, Theresa Rebeck headline 2011 Mark Taper season

     
    L.A.'s Center Theatre Group announced Tuesday that its 2011 season for the Mark Taper Forum will feature a total of five productions, with star turns by John Lithgow, Olympia Dukakis and the previously announced Jane Fonda. In addition, playwright...
  • Mike Downey remembers Jerome Holtzman

    A small envelope would come once in a while, familiar Evanston return address on the outside, familiar insight on the inside. Any word from Jerome Holtzman was welcome. He was a gruff man but a gentleman, a newspaper bulldog but an old softie, a U.S....
  • Ring Lardner Jr., last of the Hollywood 10, dies

    Ring Lardner Jr., the Academy Award-winning screenwriter who was imprisoned for refusing to answer questions before the House Un-American Activities Committee, has died of cancer. He was 85. The last survivor of the so-called Hollywood 10, a group of...