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  • Cowboys send Fox into stratosphere

    Cowboys send Fox into stratosphere
    UPDATED: The Dallas Cowboys scored a big one for Fox Sunday night. The Cowboys' 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions pulled in 42.3 million viewers in the 7 p.m. hour, according to updated ratings. That hour put Fox ahead of the broadcasting pack. The...
  • Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader

    Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader
     In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
  • Rick Bayless' 'Mexico: One Plate at a Time' serves up 10th season on PBS

     Rick Bayless' 'Mexico: One Plate at a Time' serves up 10th season on PBS
    He has three renowned Mexican restaurants in Chicago, five Tortas Frontera outposts (including three at O'Hare International Airport) plus several Frontera Fresco eateries. He's written eight cookbooks, and his Frontera Foods company makes sauces,...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations

    'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations
    "American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Nightcrawler," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash" have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for...
  • Boston Pops to play Bernstein, Ellington and Mercury

    Boston Pops to play Bernstein, Ellington and Mercury
    They're calling the concert "The Very Best of the Boston Pops," and by their standards that includes not only works by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Duke Ellington, but also songs by Queen, ABBA and the Beatles. The Boston Pops Orchestra will...
  • TV picks: 'Wrong Mans,' 'No, You Shut Up,' 'Downton Abbey'

    TV picks: 'Wrong Mans,' 'No, You Shut Up,' 'Downton Abbey'
    "The Wrong Mans" (Hulu). Costars and co-creators Mathew Baynton and James Corden (the soon-to-debut new host of CBS' "Late Late Show") are back with a four-episode second season of their excellent, mistaken-identity, odd-couple, comedy-thriller-with-...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Exploring the life of Mantle during winter break

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Exploring the life of Mantle during winter break
    Writing a column right between the end of one year and the start of another is tricky. Typically, writers come up with “the list of the [fill in the blank] of 2014.” I thought about selecting the top education stories of the year, but got a...
  • Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts

    Sarah Palin, Oscars, Elly May: 2015 starts
    Congratulations to former Gov. Sarah Palin for getting her name out there as 2015 starts. You may not have been thinking of Palin lately, but she electrified the Internet by blasting PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA criticized her...
  • Lenhoff: Savor the sweet spot of holiday celebrations

    Lenhoff: Savor the sweet spot of holiday celebrations
    If you ask me, this point of December is the perfect time of the season. We are in the midst of festivities everywhere: home, office, school, community. Wherever you look, there is something enticing going on, turning each one of us into a contemporary...
  • Lenhoff: A Christmas wish for peace -- and luck

    Lenhoff: A Christmas wish for peace -- and luck
    After all the hype and hoopla, shopping and wrapping, partying and planning, Christmas Day is finally here once again. Following on the heels of the eight-day observation of Chanukah, which culminated just the other night, our homes have been full of...
  • Five things to see this weekend

    It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind: 1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...