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  • 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...
  • '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....
  • '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...
  • Terence Winter Touts a Homefield Advantage for 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Terence Winter came of age in New York City during the bad old days of the 1970s and early 1980s. The "Boardwalk Empire" creator/showrunner remembers a time when areas of Manhattan such as the Upper East Side and Meatpacking District were a "no-man's...
  • New York City is a Key Plank for 'Boardwalk Empire's' Attention to Detail

    The Bronx County Courthouse, with its neoclassical majesty, needs no dressing up to double for 1930s Chicago. On a muggy August afternoon, the "Boardwalk Empire" team makes the most of the granite-and-limestone steps leading into the courthouse,...
  • '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 “...
  • TV Review: ESPN's 'Playing For the Mob'

    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 Ray Liotta, the film...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Classics come out at Corona del Mar car show

    Classics come out at Corona del Mar car show
    Bill Dunlap has already begun checking items off his bucket list: He climbed Mount Whitney. He went to the Super Bowl. He visited Chartwell, Winston Churchill's home in England. Sitting at the Coastline Car Classic on Sunday in Corona del Mar, the 65-...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war
    After barely escaping a mob hit in Cuba, bootlegger Enoch “Nucky” Thompson (Steve Buscemi) figures out who ordered the attack — and retaliates — on “The Good Listener,” Episode 50 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire....