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  • Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago

    Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago
    Judah Friedlander never breaks character. That's not easy to do when that character is essentially your actual personality. Or, wait. Would that make it even simpler? Regardless, what you see is exactly what and who you get: a wacky-yet-controlled...
  • Mailbag: Civic openness? Only in the land of Orwell

    In the Sept. 3 article "Costa Mesa council discusses proposed $24.7M employee contract", I was quoted as saying "COIN is an Orwellian lie." From Wikipedia, "'Orwellian' is an adjective describing the situation, idea or societal condition that George...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Furious Facebook Activity Drives 'Fast 7' to Top While 'St. Vincent' Rides TIFF Wave

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Golden Era'

    The whens, wheres and wherefores of Chinese writer Xiao Hong's brief but influential life are exhaustively considered in Ann Hui's ambitious, lustrously mounted biopic "The Golden Era" -- it's the life itself that's missing. , this three-hour endurance...
  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Variety to Publish Weekly TV and Film Fan Engagement Measurement Combining All Major Digital Platforms

    Committed to helping the entertainment industry understand how consumers are engaging with U.S. content, Variety will begin publishing a new measurement of TV/film-related fan activity across all major digital platforms. Each week, ListenFirst Media will...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Kimmel' Snags Top Spot With a Little Help From His 'Friends'

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (the Film version launches this Thursday). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures...
  • The Biblioracle: Picking up 'Hitchhiker's Guide' again

    The Biblioracle: Picking up 'Hitchhiker's Guide' again
    I'm pleased to announce a new occasional feature in this space. I'm calling it, "But does it hold up?" I'm motivated by some recent face-to-face Biblioracling where after hearing the list of recent reads (which included Christopher Moore and Terry...
  • Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody

    Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody
    5:59. 6:00. "Then put your little hand in mine; 'cause there ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb." Good morning. It's 2014. Tom Foley is running against Dan Malloy. Does that sound familiar? Rosa DeLauro is running for Congress. For the...
  • Meet the Comicbook Heroes Battling for Control of Fall TV

    Every summer tells the same story: superheroes reign supreme at the global box office, with studios churning out sequel after reboot after prequel to capitalize on pop culture's hottest trend. This year's undisputed champion is Marvel's "Guardians of...
  • Nicholas Carr's latest anti-technology rant, 'The Glass Cage'

    Nicholas Carr's latest anti-technology rant, 'The Glass Cage'
    With his 2010 bestseller, "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains," Nicholas Carr emerged as one of the Information Age's chief scaredy-cats. But why stop at terrifying people about the Internet? Carr's new book, "The Glass Cage:...