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  • Authors M-Q

    Anthony Madrid Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.” Rebecca Makkai Rebecca Makkai is...
  • Director William Friedkin comes home

    Director William Friedkin comes home
    William Friedkin, the director of “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist,” a pair of acclaimed Tracy Letts adaptations (“Bug” and “Killer Joe”) and author of “The Friedkin Connection,” a new...
  • Holiday TV 2013: When to watch holiday specials, movies, classics

    Holiday TV 2013: When to watch holiday specials, movies, classics
    The holiday season is in full swing on TV. From "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" to "A Christmas Story" and beyond, here's a schedule of when your favorite holiday classics and new specials will be on TV. (I'll add more as I find them.) Sunday, Dec....
  • December 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies and specials

    December 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies and specials
    "Downton Abbey" won't be back until Jan. 5, but PBS is teasing us in December with "Return to Downton Abbey," a special about the first three seasons airing Dec. 1. A few new series and miniseries will premiere this December among all the holiday...
  • TV picks for Dec. 2 to Dec. 8: 'Mob City,' 'Bonnie & Clyde'

    TV picks for Dec. 2 to Dec. 8: 'Mob City,' 'Bonnie & Clyde'
    TV's theme this week appears to be outlaws with two new miniseries debuting: TNT's "Mob City" and A&E Networks' "Bonnie & Clyde." Here are some highlights from the TV schedule for Dec. 2 to Dec. 8.   Monday, Dec. 2 CMA Country Christmas 8 p.m....
  • TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

    TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
    TV networks will reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in various new or rebroadcast specials. Here's an incomplete list of TV tributes to the former South African president who passed away Thursday at age 95. (All times are Central; most...
  • Let's review: Rachel Shteir and poor Chicago

    Let's review: Rachel Shteir and poor Chicago
    And they said the gentle art of literary criticism was dead, confined to irrelevance. Not this week, gentle reader. Not in Chicago. Not in the heat of L'affaire de Shteir. What book review in the history of Chicago literature — heck, what recent...
  • Peter Sagal takes educational ride with 'Constitution USA'

    Peter Sagal takes educational ride with 'Constitution USA'
    “Constitution USA With Peter Sagal,” the new PBS series about the country's ever-disputed founding document, tests an important constitutional principle: that the framework for a federal government, drafted with high hopes and noble purpose...
  • Pritzker Military Library offers oral histories, speakers

    Pritzker Military Library offers oral histories, speakers
    The wide windows in the landmark Monroe Building offer a sweeping view of Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park. On a crystal-blue spring day, it's easy to temporarily forget the long, bloody history of warfare. But keeping the stories of "citizen soldiers"...
  • Early morning anchor job at KTTV goes to Araksya Karapetyan

    Early morning anchor job at KTTV goes to Araksya Karapetyan
    After doing the job on an interim basis, Araksya Karapetyan has officially been given the position of anchor on the "Fox 11 News" shows that air weekdays 4:30-7 a.m. and 10-10:30 a.m. on KTTV-TV Channel 11. She replaces Jean Martinez, who left last...
  • November 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies and specials

    November 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies and specials
    Sci fi and fantasy TV get their due in November with the premieres of Fox's robot-action thriller "Almost Human," the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special, "The Day of the Doctor," and BBC America's mythology series "Atlantis." Two sitcoms, Fox's...