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  • Does a good movie require a good plot?

    Does a good movie require a good plot?
    I love a good story as much as you do. While the primacy of storytelling in our lives doesn't explain the popularity of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the allure of straightforward, absorbing narrative in any medium remains as important as ever,...
  • Tribute to the courtroom sketch artist

    The moment, in Bill Robles' recollection, came in a flash. Charles Manson grew agitated during his 1970 murder trial and lunged at the judge, a uniformed official tackling him around the waist and averting further mayhem in the courtroom. Within an hour,...
  • A little Sony comedy, a fleeting Manson story -- both huge now, because of principle

    A little Sony comedy, a fleeting Manson story -- both huge now, because of principle
    It wasn’t the Pentagon papers, by a long shot. It was a smallish story about a big case -- the Manson murders. Bill Farr was a reporter at the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner covering the Charles Manson murder case in 1970 when officers of the court,...
  • Chicago's best visual art in 2014

    Chicago's best visual art in 2014
    This has been a year of bittersweet goodbyes, as some of the brightest curators in Chicago have left for Toronto, Philadelphia, Kassel, Germany, and beyond. 2015 will fill those Lucite platform shoes with who-knows-who, but in the meantime, here's what we...
  • Manson would be latest high-profile killer to marry while in prison

    Manson would be latest high-profile killer to marry while in prison
    As much of the world now knows, mass murderer Charles Manson may be about to get married to Afton Elaine Burton, 26. Manson was sentenced to death for his role in the 1969 slayings of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others, and he has been in state...
  • 'SNL' to Bill Cosby: Pull up your pants

    Musical guests Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson supplied the most entertaining moments on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. Host Cameron Diaz showed her comical side as a poet rhapsodizing about the UPS Man. But “Weekend Update”...
  • Charles Manson and Star and other famous May-December romances

    Charles Manson and Star and other famous May-December romances
    Mass murderer Charles Manson and 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton will be married, according to reports.  The couple's marriage license has been sent to Corcoran State Prison, where Manson, 80, is serving a life sentence for orchestrating the stabbing...
  • Charles Manson has the right to get married

    To the editor: I have no problem with the letter writer's opinion of well-known criminal Charles Manson and his recent announcement of plans to marry. History will never let us forget of the horrific murders committed by his followers, and it's safe to...
  • Manson getting married? Only in California.

    To the editor: The thought of this vile monster being permitted to marry while serving his sentence in prison is simply beyond evil and beyond insanity, not to mention an affront to his numerous victims their surviving family members. ("Charles Manson...
  • Becoming Mrs. Charles Manson: 26-year-old insists it's happening

    Becoming Mrs. Charles Manson: 26-year-old insists it's happening
    Charles Manson is getting married, insists his bride-to-be. And Afton Elaine Burton, 26, plans to take her new husband's last name. A look at the couple's marriage license shows it's Burton's first marriage and Manson's third, and Manson is listed at an...
  • What's trending: Miami Heat, 'Canes, #FloBron, Kevin Hart, Charles Manson

    Sports seems to be the talk of social media today. From the much-needed wins by the 'Canes and Heat, to Kevin Hart sharing jokes and advice with FSU quarterback Jameis Winston. Here what's trending: 1. Miami Heat Ending their three-game losing streak,...