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  • Hank Thompson: 'Crazy Heart's' real-life Bad Blake

     
    Jeff Bridges' star turn in "Crazy Heart" as downtrodden country music legend Bad Blake has been earning the veteran actor some of the most glowing reviews of his career, from writers who have invoked the names of many real-life musicians......
  • Whistler ski resort on the auction block?

     
    As Olympic skiers head to the starting gate during Vancouver's Winter Olympics next month, bankers in New York will be auctioning off the famous ski resort unless owner Intrawest Holdings can find a way to settle its debts, the Globe......
  • Where have all the bankers gone?

     
    The social networking site LinkedIn has done some neat analysis of where all the bankers went when Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns and Merrill Lynch got in trouble during the financial crisis. The results are unexpected. Although investment bank Bear...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Bankers lobby for themselves. Lehman warnings.

     
    Lehman warnings. There is mounting evidence that federal regulators ignored warnings about the accounting tricks at Lehman Brothers, which were detailed in a recent report about the bankrupt investment bank. The Financial Times is reporting that Merrill...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Greek uncertainty. Lehman fallout

     
    Greek uncertainty: There is growing disagreement in Europe about how to deal with Greece's debt woes, with Germany pushing Greece to look outside Europe for help. Planet Money provides a look at how this might affect the U.S. Private equity......
  • 'Modern Family' and 'Glee' pick up Peabody Awards

     
    The TV season's comedic darlings, "Modern Family" and "Glee," were honored with Peabody Awards on Wednesday. The awards, administered by the University of Georgia, recognize achievement and public service by TV and radio stations, networks, production...
  • Follow-up from John Tillman of the Illinois Policy Institute

     
    My interview with Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman was necessarily brief yesterday (he was late for another appointment) but he has followed up on today's column with a letter: I've noticed that the comments are addressing the things I......
  • Obama to Wall Street: A free market isn't a license to loot (transcript)

     
    President Obama traveled to Wall Street on Thursday to lay out his case for financial regulatory reform. The tone was softer than recent rhetoric, perhaps because as Ticket reported Wednesday, Wall Street gave more money to his campaign than to......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Disappointing domestic data, Lehman versus J.P. Morgan

     
    Disappointing domestic data -- The U.S. economy grew less than expected in the first three months of the year (3%), while the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits went down less than expected. Good news from China -- China......
  • Movie Review: Despicable Me

     
    A conventional “Grinch grows a heart” tale rendered with an unconventional blast of anarchy, Despicable Me is a 3D cartoon comedy of whiplash-quick laughs, funny punch lines and a wickedly gimmicky appreciation for 3D. It's no Toy Story -- 1,...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Bearish millionaires. Dick Fuld now flying commercial.

     
    A blip of light. Among all the bad economic news that has landed recently, the Labor Department announced Thursday morning that the number of people filing for unemployment benefits dropped for the first time in four weeks. Bearish millionaires. A......