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  • Happy hurricane season! Win prizes!

     
    Hurricane season officially started on Sunday. To celebrate, I bought a can of tuna fish and a share of Home Depot stock, then consulted my Magic 8-ball to see what kind of year it was going to be. I???m also...
  • Obama, the night the stars came out

     
    by Mark Silva First Lady Michelle Obama sat next to "the Boss'' last night. Seated on her other side at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington was the president of the United States, there to...

    Chicago catches a 'Big Fish'

    Chicago catches a 'Big Fish'
    NEW YORK — A man in a Manhattan rehearsal room asks a young boy a question: "No soccer game this week?" A look crosses the kid's face. You can read love, loneliness, contempt. "It's not soccer season anymore, Dad." Chastened, the man talks of...

    Kenneth Turan's DVD picks: Westerns with a difference

    Kenneth Turan's DVD picks: Westerns with a difference
    I love watching westerns, even when they depart from the straight and narrow. Two new releases offer cases in point. Though Howard Hawks didn't do as many westerns as John Ford, those he did were memorable, and none more so than "Red River." Concerned...

    Paul Mazursky made incisive, edgy comedies without a mean streak

    Paul Mazursky made incisive, edgy comedies without a mean streak
    It's hard not to take the death of Paul Mazursky personally. When Jill Clayburgh's character was unceremoniously uncoupled in Paul Mazursky's "An Unmarried Woman" in 1978, a generation of American women were right there with her, rocked by the realities...