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  • '30 Rock': Being Tina Fey [Updated]

     
    It was over before it began. This week was supposed to be the premiere of Liz Lemon’s destined-to-be a hit talk show called “Dealbreakers,” but it didn’t turn out that way. Liz’s insecurities -- among them her penchant for ju...
  • Philanthropist and poetry lover Ruth Lilly dies

     
    Ruth Lilly, the last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, died Wednesday night at her home in Indianapolis. She was 94. During her lifetime, Lilly gave away the bulk of her fortune, around $800 million. In 2002, the heiress........
  • Mr. Spock as well as Joshua Bell: Carpenter Performing Arts Center offers an eclectic 2010-2011 lineup

     
    The musings of Leonard Nimoy, the music of Pink Floyd, a Broadway cabaret act and Chinese "thunder drums" are among the eclectic offerings of the 2010-2011 season announced by the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. The center will......
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    - Happy National Poetry Month, all! No, I won't be writing a poem a day for it this year. I might slip a rhyme in this blog once a week – best I can do with my deadlines. I will, however, be marking the occasion with a visit to the Page 15 poets...
  • Fine line

     
    Hang onto your old friends because there may come a day when there's no good reason for people to like you except out of habit... Garrison Keillor...
  • Sara Watkins joining 'A Prairie Home Companion' show in Santa Barbara

     
    “A Prairie Home Companion,” that bastion of Minnesota culture and whimsy from the skewed mind of host Garrison Keillor, will pick up a California accent on June 5 when the show comes to the Santa Barbara Bowl for a live......
  • Mary’s Mama leaves `the world she loved so much.’

     
    Early Friday, my friend and colleague Mary Schmich posted to her Facebook page, “This morning Mary Ellen Findlay Schmich left the world she loved so much.” Mrs. Schmich, 87, whose wit, warmth and passion were well known to Tribune readers......
  • O.C. Register's classical-music critic to cover celebrity beat

     
    And so another classical-music journalist falls in the forest. Timothy Mangan, who covers the classical-music beat for the Orange County Register as a critic and reporter, wrote on his personal blog Wednesday that the newspaper has re-assigned him to the....
  • Why do straights hate gays?

    DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE, Why do you hate gay people so much? Gays are hated. Prove me wrong. Your top general just called us immoral. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, is in charge of an estimated 65,000 gay and lesbian troops, some...
  • Tucson's apres-game music

    Tucson's apres-game music
    If you're headed to see the Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz., this spring, know that there's plenty to do besides baseball. About a two-hour drive south from Glendale, a Phoenix suburb, is Tucson, one of the Cactus League's two original towns. The Cleveland...
  • Couple accuse United Airlines of overserving husband, causing him to beat wife

    This is no bar bet, it's a lawsuit. Can you get drunk on a flight, then sue the airline for giving you the booze? A husband and wife are suing United Airlines for "negligently" overserving alcohol during a flight from Osaka, Japan, to San Francisco,...