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  • 'Big Brother' recap: Meow mix

     
    Jeff and Tracey are back with their take on tonight's Big Brother:So after all the recaps, Enzo and Ragan bond over being on the block. Ragan thinks that there might be an opportunity for him to make an alliance with......
  • Land of Lincoln's grave situation dissed in National Geographic

    Land of Lincoln's grave situation dissed in National Geographic
    National Geographic says Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield "has all the historical character of an office lobby." That's harsh. But, as in a lot of state of Illinois facilities, there's a guy there who's done nothing for, like, 150 years. Olive...
  • Girl Scouts Welcome Actress Geena Davis

    The Girl Scouts of CT brought some star power to Connecticut, and while she left all her awards at home, a smiling Geena Davis brought what was important — her boldness and her commitment to women's equality. Davis was the featured speaker at a...
  • James Corden on his 'The Late Late Show' debut: 'Our job is to have fun'

    James Corden on his 'The Late Late Show' debut: 'Our job is to have fun'
    In the Los Angeles Times' Sunday Calendar section this week, I interviewed James Corden, who Monday night (or early Tuesday morning) begins his new job as host of CBS' "The Late Late Show." He's only the fourth person to occupy the job since its debut...
  • Daum: You pays your money …

    Daum: You pays your money …
    There's something exhilarating about walking out of a movie. Not only does it reacquaint you with the notion of your own free will ("Wait a second, no one is forcing me to watch Tom Hanks ride around on a scooter!"), it's like getting two extra hours in...
  • Oscars 2016: It's not too early to consider the next best picture race

    Oscars 2016: It's not too early to consider the next best picture race
    Weeks before the Oscars were handed out Sunday, studios were already taking meetings with awards consultants for next year’s best picture contenders. What movies might we be hearing about again (and again ... and again) later this year? An early...
  • Screenwriter Graham Moore on 'The Imitation Game' and Sherlock Holmes

    Screenwriter Graham Moore on 'The Imitation Game' and Sherlock Holmes
    In 2010, Chicago native Graham Moore published "The Sherlockian," a witty novel both inspired by, and very much about, Sherlock Holmes. Four years later, Moore's first produced screenplay stars Benedict Cumberbatch, an actor perhaps best known for...
  • With age comes wisdom, and a lot of worry

    Off to school he goes, with a little chocolate milk in the corner of his mouth, as if he forgot to shave. At 12, he is still such a little boy that I'm not sure puberty can ever gain a foothold. There is a fortress of gook on his face, and his hair...
  • The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker

    The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker
    Condensed version of this week's column: Tom Hanks, get off my lawn! The full story: In the Oct. 27 issue, The New Yorker featured a debut short story called "Alan Bean Plus Four" by a previously unpublished, apparently up-and-coming fiction writer...
  • At 58, looking fondly at the hill made by the sands of time

    Not a bad age, 58. I've had worse. On the way to school the other day, the little guy asked me who I'd like to be "if you could be anyone in the world?" "You," I told him. "Me?" I told him I'd like to be him because of all the great things ahead...
  • 'Toy Story That Time Forgot' is Trixie's turn to shine

    The cultural institution and multi-platform franchise known as "Toy Story" is nearly 20 years old, and still very much with us. There is a fourth film coming in 2017, turning a trilogy into a tetralogy — ensuring in the bargain two years of pre-...