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  • Potter's Radcliffe goes back to the trenches for All Quiet on the Western Front

    Potter's Radcliffe goes back to the trenches for All Quiet on the Western Front
    It was the classic anti-war WWI novel, and the film of it, a stolid, brooding affair that collected Oscar honors back in the day. Now Daniel Radcliffe is set to star in a new version of All Quiet on the Western Front, based on the novel by Erich Maria...
  • Chatty ex-governor to testify

    Chatty ex-governor to testify
    Rod Blagojevich has loaded his witness list with star power, but no one's performance will matter as much — or be as highly expected — as his own. The beleaguered ex-governor is expected to take the stand at his corruption trial early this...
  • Just when you thought spiders couldn't get creepier

    Just when you thought spiders couldn't get creepier
    On the creepiest day of the year, we have news about one of the creepiest bugs around: the spider. Researchers have discovered the largest orb-weaving spider ever seen, a (relatively) massive creature whose body is about 1 1/2 inches across and whose leg...
  • What's new in London since the last big royal wedding

    What's new in London since the last big royal wedding
    So you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
  • Fourth person convicted of Derrion Albert murder

    Fourth person convicted of Derrion Albert murder
    A Cook County jury convicted a South Side man of first-degree murder this afternoon in the 2009 videotaped beating death of Fenger High School sophomore Derrion Albert. Eugene Riley, 20, showed no reaction when the jury announced its verdict after...
  • "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson

    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson
    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen" Edited by Susannah Carson Random House, 320 pages, $15 This is a collection for both newcomers to the charms of Jane Austen and those long-time "Janeites," what Rudyard...
  • Atwater, in first speech, says government has grown too big

     
    In his first speech as Senate president, Jeff Atwater gave a nod to Florida???s historic cash crunch, but nonetheless laid out an ambitious agenda he hopes to accomplish during his two years. Atwater, R-Palm Beach Gardens, said he would convene......
  • Blagojevich's dead Brit poet tour

     
    by Frank James So which dead British poet will Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich turn to next? At his press conference today following his impeachment, the first ever of an Illinois governor, it was Alfred Lord Tennyson's "Ulysses:" "That which......
  • Will Daniel Radcliffe be a wiz at singing in a Broadway show?

     
    Daniel Radcliffe may have found his first post-"Harry Potter" role with this news from Variety that he is to lead a December staged reading in Gotham of the Tony-winning tuner "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Radcliffe will play the...
  • Nobel laureates in literature: the good, the bad and the Nazi

     
    When the Nobel Prize in literature was announced this month, the name "Herta Muller" met much American head-scratching. Muller, an ethnically German Romanian who writes of trials of living under a repressive dictatorship, has a strong reputation in Europe...
  • Sam Worthington searches for humanity in 'Avatar': 'I don't want to be a cartoon'

     
    There is no film this year that has been anticipated, discussed or debated as much as "Avatar," the sci-fi epic from director James Cameron that reaches theaters Dec. 18. We're going to start a monthlong countdown to the film here......