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  • Media roundup: What they're saying about the Ravens

    Media roundup: What they're saying about the Ravens
    • FoxSports.com's Greg Couch believes the Ravens squandered the final opportunity to win a Super Bowl for aging defenders Ed Reed and Ray Lewis. Joe Flacco should be a star quarterback now. The defense of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed should be in the Super...
  • Urban Prep's Harry Potter benefit conjures surprise guest

    Urban Prep's Harry Potter benefit conjures surprise guest
    The advance screening of the latest Harry Potter film benefitted Urban Prep Academies and was a sellout at Imax Navy Pier Theatre. As 450 excited fans poured in, many in costume as wizards, Urban Prep founder Tim King was there in his official capacity as...
  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • Local media perform at Newsapalooza

    Local media perform at Newsapalooza
    Local media personalities were the stars of the show for Newsapalooza, a benefit held Nov. 10 at Park West. More than 500 guests attended this third annual variety show that featured Grammy winner and Chicago native Richard Marx, who served as the musical...
  • Mayoral race predictions: Readers and would-be pundits disagree

     
    (updated Tuesday 10:10 p.m.) My survey of 16 local political commentators willing to make predictions showed 11 predicting an outright win for Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, 5 predicting a run-off. In the comments area, however, 21 readers offered fairly...
  • And the CoS Crystal Ball goes to...

     
    How did our media pundits do predicting Tuesday's mayoral race? Not bad. Honorable mention to WLS AM's Bill Cameron for getting Rahm Emanuel's 55 percent share of the vote spot on, and to Chicago Magazine's Whet Moser for an excellent......
  • Piers Morgan, Keith Olbermann and others speak out about Glenn Beck's exit from his Fox News show

     
    Since Fox News and Glenn Beck announced on earlier Wednesday that Beck would be leaving his Fox show, Twitter's been all a-twitter about his exit, what it means and where he should end up. A few choice quips: Piers Morgan:......
  • Pop goes the Donald

     
    I call them "Jack-in-the-box" ledes, the opening paragraphs of an essay or article crafted so as to make the reader think the subject is a bit different than it actually is until....surprise! ... the writer reveals the truth with a......
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers begin their offseason

     
    --The Times' Mark Heisler presents a five-step plan on how the Lakers can address their offseason. --The Times' Broderick Turner looks at the possible candidates to replace Phil Jackson as the Lakers' coach. --The Times' Lisa Dillman reflects on Jackson's...
  • Roger Ebert’s memoir, ‘Life Itself’

     
    This book dropped on my desk Friday and I almost recoiled. A Roger Ebert memoir? What can you say about it? If it's trite, self-serving, and/or badly-written, who wants to beat up on the sick man? If it's great, who'll believe you? You're taking pity on...
  • New plan

     
    So I know it’s been a few weeks since my last post, but I’ve had a hard time getting on a writing schedule. My defense, I’ve been busy after work. I swear I’m not a complete waste of life. I’ve gone out for drinks with people...