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  • Movie Review: Black Dynamite

    A righteous brother in pimp-daddy suits karate chops and .357-Magnum pops "The Man" in his many guises in Black Dynamite. The deliriously spot-on send-up of 1970s "blaxploitation" thrillers of the Shaft-Super Fly school plays tonight and Saturday at the...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago elections

    10 things you might not know about Chicago elections
    Chicagoans will vote for a new mayor and aldermen Tuesday. Other than the mayoral front-runner being kicked off the ballot temporarily and another candidate accusing an opponent of smoking crack, it's been a rather calm campaign. In Chicago history,...
  • VH1 tries to make a show viewers can't refuse with 'Mob Wives'

    It would be too easy to assume what "Mob Wives," VH1's latest foray into the reality world, premiering Sunday, April 17, is about. People expect "Sopranos"-style living, where shiny black SUVs idle outside McMansions kept spotless by immigrant workers...
  • Budget-friendly destinations for the holidays

    Budget-friendly destinations for the holidays
    Tired of the same holiday traditions? Is the neighbor's decoration aesthetic too Barnum & Bailey? Had it with the drunken Dec. 31 frat scene on the Las Vegas Strip? We took a gander across the West and came away with some dollar-wise travel that packs...
  • Dining with the mob

     
    Urban legend had it when I first moved to Baltimore that Little Italy was so safe because the Mafia wouldn't let any petty criminals hurt the restaurant business there. I figured this was a rumor started by the restaurants......
  • Does Scott Rothstein deserve leniency for sting?

     
    So now we know why Scott Rothstein was allowed to roam free for a full month after returning from Morocco -- he was helping the feds take down a suspected Mafia man in Miami with links to major organized crime......
  • Silicon Valley perks are making a comeback

     
    Silicon Valley companies are dreaming up innovative perks to pamper employees...
  • Lakers' Phil Jackson wants Tex Winter in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

     
    Throughout his tenure with the Chicago Bulls, Phil Jackson had long advocated for Tex Winter to get a spot in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Jackson even went to the extent in engaging in a letter-writing campaign so that the current architect...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Offstage at the Academy of Country Music Awards

     
    Miranda Lambert scored twice at Sunday night's Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, winning album of the year for "Revolution" and being named top female vocalist. If she seemed especially flabbergasted by the vocalist win, it wasn't an......
  • 27 arrested in Ontario street gang sweep

     
    Federal and state agents arrested 27 people Wednesday in an operation targeting an Ontario street gang with alleged ties to the Mexican Mafia, prosecutors said.The suspects are accused of drug trafficking, racketeering and other violent crimes for the...
  • Russia's Digital Sky Technologies continues push into Silicon Valley with ICQ buy

     
    Digital Sky Technologies (DST), a Russia-based venture capital firm, has acquired AOL's ICQ instant-messenger platform for $187.5 million, the companies announced on Wednesday. ICQ was originally founded in 1996. It was acquired by AOL in 1998 for $400...