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  • 'Mad Men' review: Times, they are a-changing

    'Mad Men' review: Times, they are a-changing
    The first seven episodes of the "Mad Men" final season (9 p.m. April 14, AMC; 3 stars out of 4) have been titled "The Beginning." But this isn't the beginning at all, really -- it's the beginning of the end, both of the 1960s and the show itself. Each...
  • NBC Gives 13-Episode Order to David Duchovny Charles Manson Drama

    David Duchovny won't be out of the series game long after "Californication" finishes its seven-season run on Showtime this year. The actor will star in a period NBC drama as a police detective on the trail of the Los Angeles-area hippie cult leader who...
  • Zachary Lazar searches for meaning in 'I Pity the Poor Immigrant'

    Meyer Lansky is one of the gravitational centers of Zachary Lazar's new novel, "I Pity the Poor Immigrant" (Little, Brown and Company: 256 pp., $25). Not so much the dapper, "Boardwalk Empire"-era gangster as Lansky in 1972 in Israel, seeking to retire...
  • Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage

     Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage
    By 1991, Mike Kelley had emerged as a crucial artist in Los Angeles, at the head of a pack that had pushed into prominence in the previous decade. His riveting sculptures reassembled from ratty stuffed animals, crocheted dolls and other tattered...
  • Review: 'A Man Called Destruction' by Holly George-Warren

    Review: 'A Man Called Destruction' by Holly George-Warren
    In 1993, I persuaded the Tribune's then-arts editor to send me to Columbia, Mo., to report on the first show in almost 20 years of a cult band that loomed huge for those of us under its spell. Two University of Missouri undergrads had phoned the ever-...
  • Joe McGinniss dies at 71; journalist-author wrote 'Fatal Vision'

    Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the...
  • Joakim Noah, Kevin Brady And Bray Wyatt Have The 'It' Factor Of Leadership

    Joakim Noah, Kevin Brady And Bray Wyatt Have The 'It' Factor Of Leadership
    Every political party, civic organization, team and business firm could learn some valuable lessons in leadership from three persons in very diverse fields - basketball, politics and professional wrestling: Chicago Bulls Center Joakim Noah; Congressman...
  • Bret Easton Ellis, Rob Zombie Team on Manson Murders Project for Fox (Exclusive)

    Writer Bret Easton Ellis and director Rob Zombie have teamed with Alcon Television to develop a project for Fox that will revisit the people and events connected to the Manson Family murder spree in August 1969. The project is envisioned as a limited...
  • On Theater: 'Assassins' melds horror, humor

    On Theater: 'Assassins' melds horror, humor
    En route to becoming America's preeminent Broadway composer-lyricist, Stephen Sondheim took a few darkly hued detours into the lives of murderously deranged historical characters, probably his best known being "Sweeney Todd." An even more arresting,...
  • Berlin: Content Drives Sales on Steve McQueen Docu 'The Man & Le Mans'

    LONDON -- Content is to steer worldwide rights to Steve McQueen docu "The Man & Le Mans," which will be revving up at the European Film Market in Berlin. Gabriel Clarke and Jon McKenna direct and produced the pic, which will be exec produced by Andrew...
  • Review: 'California Scheming' isn't a well-developed plan

    Review: 'California Scheming' isn't a well-developed plan
    Charles Manson has been behind bars since 1969, but he's still a hero to budding sociopath Chloe. When the prep-school dropout declares early in the film that her master plan is to become famous, it's clear she's trouble: In the movies, only bad people...