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  • Open Thread: The Week in Review

    The "Week in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of state and local...
  • The debate weasel

     
    From the Tribune candidate forum between Republican U.S. Senate primary foes Doug Truax and Jim Oberweis, 2/10/14: Truax: (Oberweis) is actively ducking out of debates with me. And I think if you’re going to be a better candidate this time......
  • David Manilow bringing 'My Chicago' to WTTW

     David Manilow bringing 'My Chicago' to WTTW
    Chicago television producer David Manilow will begin filming his newest public television series, "My Chicago," this week, with the first of six episodes set to air April 25. Each half-hour episode will feature three people, often prominent, taking a...
  • 'My Chicago' is a promising work in progress

     'My Chicago' is a promising work in progress
    "Ugh, everything is gone!" the best-selling novelist John Green laments as he and Mark Bazer, co-host of the new WTTW series "My Chicago," drive through Chicago neighborhoods the writer once called home. Green, who lives in Indianapolis these days, is...
  • Courting Alpana Singh inspires Charles Blackstone's 'Vintage Attraction'

    Courting Alpana Singh inspires Charles Blackstone's 'Vintage Attraction'
    One night in Chicago, a young man turns on a television set — which is unusual, since he isn't much of a TV watcher, preferring books instead — and finds himself transfixed by the host of a local restaurant review program. She's a well-known...
  • Bill Veeck, baseball's Barnum

    Bill Veeck, baseball's Barnum
    Mary Frances Veeck had to think about the question for a few seconds: How would her late husband of 35 years, the legendary baseball executive Bill Veeck, handle being 100 years old? "Bill at 100?" she finally responded during a recent phone interview...
  • Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut

    Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut
    Republican governor hopeful Kirk Dillard on Monday rolled out a plan to reduce the state gas tax and borrow money to repair roads and bridges, but the candidate was unable to offer much in the way of specifics and contradicted himself on exactly what he...
  • Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate

    Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate
    The four Republican candidates for governor intensified their attacks against each other during a Thursday night debate as they tried to convince primary voters of their electability come the fall with the primary election less than three weeks away....
  • TV picks for Nov. 4 to Nov. 10: 'Mike & Molly,' Damon Wayans Jr., Eva Longoria

    TV picks for Nov. 4 to Nov. 10: 'Mike & Molly,' Damon Wayans Jr., Eva Longoria
    Here are some notable shows on TV during the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10. Monday, Nov. 4 Mike & Molly 8 p.m. Monday, CBS A freshman comedy whose name I've already forgotten was canceled, so "Mike & Molly" is back! Chicago-area native Melissa McCarthy...
  • 'Downton' debate: Has the PBS soap lost its edge?

     
    I'm going to be on "Chicago Tonight" this evening (7 p.m. WTTW Ch. 11) to discuss/debate the new season of 'Downton Abbey.' I'm still watching -- my wife bailed out in the middle of the season premier last week --......
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. " The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE) is designed to detect early signs of...