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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' ends a spectacular run

    It's almost time to wave goodbye to the sons of anarchy. I'm not referring to the FX series about motorcycle hooligans who rode in from some demented Shakespeare festival, although that show also will be missed when it wraps up in December. But the...
  • Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution

     Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution
    The most transformative technology to affect the lives of women in the 20th century might seem an odd subject for Jonathan Eig, the bestselling author known for his books about the lives of notables such as Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig and Al Capone. But...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe
    Two major characters fall victim to mob violence as HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” nears the conclusion of its fifth and final season with Episode 54, “Devil You Know.” Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams) is killed after...
  • 'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers

    'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers
    “The Walking Dead” has always had more than its share of over-the-top violent moments. But the start of Sunday’s fifth season curtain-raiser was so gut-wrenching that even some of the show’s key creative forces were shaken....
  • Haunted house attractions in Maryland and surrounding areas

    Haunted house attractions in Maryland and surrounding areas
    Every fall, haunted attractions rise from the dead after a year-long rest. And each year, haunted houses, hayrides and trails find a new and creepier way to scare Marylanders. Don't want to spend an arm and a leg? Check out Kim's Krypt in Essex. Looking...
  • TV Review: ESPN's 'Playing For the Mob'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's hard to think of a more colorful sports documentary topic than "Playing for the Mob," the latest gem presented under ESPN's "30 for 30" banner, which feels like a movie -- largely because it's already been one. Narrated by...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge
    Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams), on the run for killing a prison guard and an escaped inmate, returns to Atlantic City with the intent of committing at least one more murder on “King of Norway,” Episode 53 of HBO’s “...
  • South Side hat shop a throwback gem

    South Side hat shop a throwback gem
    "You have to know how to wear a hat," Bernard Shannon said. Shannon, owner of Bernard's Wear at 9017 S. Commercial Ave., was wearing a beige applejack cap angled over his left eyebrow. He moved past the racks of fedoras, bowlers and newsboy caps...
  • Former whistleblower attacks Florida governor over healthcare fraud

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - An accountant who became an FBI whistleblower in a Medicare fraud investigation against a hospital chain spoke out on Monday, saying the company's former chief executive, Florida Governor Rick Scott, must have known about...
  • Chicago Fire Festival fizzle not alone among city's arts duds

    Chicago Fire Festival fizzle not alone among city's arts duds
    Redmoon Theater's attempt to celebrate the Great Chicago Fire on the Chicago River Saturday fizzled when the houses it had built on boats wouldn't light. No floating inferno. No spectacle. Tens of thousands scuffling away, let down. We turned our...