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  • Jack Benny was the everyman with uncanny timing

    Jack Benny was the everyman with uncanny timing
    Bob Hope was the wisecracker. Milton Berle was a clown. George Burns and Gracie Allen were farceurs of domestic life. And Jack Benny was the "Everyman" comedian. For nearly half-a-century, Benny kept audiences in stitches with his alter-ego of a vain...
  • 'Facts,' 'Ties,' Regis receive TV Land Awards honors

    Some television honors aren't just for those making shows now but also for those whose past work endures. Case in point: the TV Land Awards, the nostalgia-driven ceremony now in its ninth year. The channel it's named for televises the event Sunday, April...
  • Ethel Kennedy isn't one to share, in spite of film about her

    Ethel Kennedy isn't one to share, in spite of film about her
    “There are so many times in my life,” filmmaker Rory Kennedy tells her sister Courtney in the movie “Ethel,” “where people have said, ‘I want to introduce Robert Kennedy's daughter. ...” To which her sibling...
  • 'Sock it to me!' Richard Nixon's notes on improving his media image

     
    Personal papers now at auction show Richard Nixon's handwritten notes on improving his television appearances....
  • Radio rewind: My magazine profile of new WGN-AM morning host Jonathon Brandmeier

     
    In light of today's news that veteran radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier (left) is taking over morning drive at WGN AM 720, I am republishing the following extensive profile that came out almost exactly 25 years ago in the Tribune's Sunday......
  • Musical moments with U.S. presidents

     
    President Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....