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Tom Keith, who created an astounding array of captivating, hilarious, bawdy sounds and voices as longtime master of radio sound effects for Garrison Keillor's nationally syndicated "A Prairie Home Companion," has died. He was 64. Keith, who also co-...
Tags: Radio, Heart Attack, Concerts, Entertainment, Robert Altman
Like Garrison Keillor, whose column used to appear in The Sun, Dan Rodricks underestimates the power of the tea party in American politics ("Question for tea party: What now?" Aug. 4). He should have read John Malagrin's letter right across the fold ("Tea...
The music in “Church Basement Ladies” is pre-recorded, and all the characters wear microphones. When the musical numbers begin, the singing is so loud and clear that it almost sounds like the ladies are lip-syncing. But a spokesman for...
No joke: Bernie Mac is the funniest American writer of the past 132 years. Funnier than Woody Allen. Funnier than Lenny Bruce. Funnier than David Sedaris. Funnier than Mark Twain even, and certainly funnier than Dave Barry. At least, the late King of...
Tags: The New York Times, Book, Dave Barry, Bernie Mac, Sinclair Lewis
Poetry makes nothing happen. So saidW.H. Auden. Who never lived in Chicago. Or knew Don Share. Share is the senior editor of Poetry magazine, the venerable Chicago-based literary institution. It turns 100 next year and has seen far more than nothing...
Nation NowMark Twain, who had arguably one of the sharpest tongues in literary history, is celebrated with a wide-angle Google Doodle on Wednesday showing Tom Sawyer and a young companion he's duped into whitewashing a picket fence....
Culture MonsterL.A. playwright Ken LaZebnick tackles autism and romance in `On the Spectrum,' premiering Saturday in Minneapolis. Its Nov. 22 performance can be seen live over the Internet....
Pop & HissA series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... In this year that Mark Twain, the quintessential American novelist, humorist and rabble-rouser, has undergone a spike in popularity thanks to the publication...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe show had surprises. Republican presidential candidate Jon Hunstman visited "Weekend Update." Paul Rudd popped in on the Kissing Family. Another bonus: Florence + the Machine was the capable music guest....
Jacket CopyBloomsday is celebrated June 16 with toasts to James Joyce and "Ulysses" happening all over the world....
Orlando Arts BlogRollins College houses a chorus of literary voices. There's Billy Collins, a former U.S. poet laureate who may just be one of the most visible versifiers in this country. There's the critic Terry Teachout, author of biographies on characters as ...
TribLocal - Wilmette & Kenilworth » NewsRavinia season is in full swing, which means folks across Chicagoland are flocking to Highland Park to enjoy the sounds of summer at the famous …...
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