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  • Interview: Seth Meyers is up for hosting gigs, but not yet on 'SNL'

    Seth Meyers broke out a Chicago accent during his monologue on Thursday’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” when joking about the city’s ban on plastic grocery bags. The former Northwestern University and iO alum lengthened his A’s during the impersonation (“plaaastic”) and stretched out the sides of his mouth for emphasis. Asked about his inspiration for the accent, Meyers credited his writing staff.
  • The Biblioracle: Anticipating books is half the fun

    The Biblioracle: Anticipating books is half the fun
    By now, you've probably all thoroughly digested Jeff Bezos' "60 Minutes" bombshell that he foresees a future in which Amazon delivers books via drones. The reactions seemed to range from "that's awesome" to "that's idiotic" to "that's impossible." I...

    In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty

    In Amazon battle, book culture is the casualty
    About a month ago I quit Amazon cold turkey, and I feel great. I have bought nothing from Amazon since May 16. Not a book, not a DVD, not an MP3. After years of purchasing pop culture from the mega e-retailer at an embarrassing pace — even as I...

    TV shows and the quick hook

    TV shows and the quick hook
    Last week as TV networks announced their lineup for the upcoming season, I noticed more grumbling than usual about the short life span that befalls shows that aren't an instant ratings hit. "The press release for NBC's Manson-killings drama "AQUARIUS"...

    Scott Turow: Amazon's muscling of publisher Hachette a sign of future

    Scott Turow: Amazon's muscling of publisher Hachette a sign of future
    Jeff Bezos tells of going through "A" words in the dictionary when he decided to call his nascent e-commerce site Amazon. As the name of the world's largest river, he felt it conveyed a sense of size. Coincidentally, the word Amazon also appears in some...