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  • 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...
  • Taking down lights before 2/2 is too too early

     
    I'm happy to see the Tribune editorial board, in its wisdom, agreeing with me about the proper time to take down Christmas/winter holiday lights: The prevailing rule is that such lights should be put in storage in the first part......
  • Mind changes after seeing 'Game Change'

     
    I have moved this post from last week up here since "Game Change" is premiering tonight at 8 p.m. On HBO. Ed Harris as John McCain; Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin; Woody Harrelson as senior campaign strategist Steve Schmidt. Last......
  • Awful Sandler flick provokes four-star effort from indignant critics

     
    Let's take a moment to acknowledge actor Adam Sandler's significant contribution to American humor. Not that his early work on “Saturday Night Live” or his numerous films have been particularly amusing, but that his movies have inspired some...
  • Take me out with the crowd?

     
    Richard Roeper refers today to "the wonderful communal experience" of moviegoing. Do you consider it a "communal experience" to share a movie with an auditorium full of strangers? I don't. I enjoy sharing the movie-going experience with friends and...
  • Emerging from the bubble

     
    (Some Olympics viewers) were also offended by the time difference that made it impossible to show key events live in prime time and they wanted the entire world to engage in a results blackout so nobody would ruin their viewing......
  • Richard Roeper comments on Roger Ebert's death: 'We became friends before we became television partners'

     
    Following the death of legendary film critic Roger Ebert, his former television partner Richard Roeper reacted to the news on a Chicago radio show....
  • Rahm Emanuel meets his Twitter twin

    When the real Rahm Emanuel stepped into the WLS-AM 890 studio late Wednesday afternoon to meet the man who had impersonated him so effectively and humorously on Twitter, the skies didn't open, and no one got sucked into a time vortex. “Hi, honey,...
  • Young author group abuzz over @MayorEmanuel

    Young author group abuzz over @MayorEmanuel
    News spread quickly after Dan Sinker, the man behind the wildly popular Twitter account @MayorEmanuel, announced Young Chicago Authors as the charity of his choice to receive a $5,000 donation from Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel. “The festival director&...
  • 'At the Movies,' onetime home to Siskel & Ebert, will fade to black this summer

     
    After a revolving door of hosts and much backstage drama, it's finally a wrap for "At the Movies." The weekly syndicated program, which made celebrities out of its then-hosts, dueling movie reviewers Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, has aired on......