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  • Appreciating Sid Caesar, the real father of TV sketch comedy

    Appreciating Sid Caesar, the real father of TV sketch comedy
    By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91.
  • Sundance 'Writers' Room' goes backstage at 'Breaking Bad'

    Sundance 'Writers' Room' goes backstage at 'Breaking Bad'
    Forget the stars. The people I always wanted to talk to were the writers and producers who created the fictional worlds that became long-running TV series. One of the great pleasures of this job in my earlier days on the beat was going out to California,...

    'MASH' writer Larry Gelbart's Chicago roots

    'MASH' writer Larry Gelbart's Chicago roots
    Editor's note: This 2008 article is from the Tribune's archives. Larry Gelbart died Friday, September 11. He was 81. Larry Gelbart spent the first 15 years of his life on Chicago's mostly Jewish West Side, now the North Lawndale district. The family...

    Kate Walsh lists Los Feliz home at $4,295,000

    Kate Walsh lists Los Feliz home at $4,295,000
    She may only play a doctor on television, but actress Kate Walsh apparently knows good bones when she sees them. The Spanish-style gated estate in Los Feliz that she has listed at $4,295,000 retains its original 1929 details, such as an intricately tiled...

    Ken Levine on Larry Gelbart: Nice guys don't finish last

     
    Wherever he is up in Showbiz Valhalla -- no doubt helping out some hapless previous arrival on a rewrite -- Larry Gelbart has to be secretly delighted, reading all the good notices he's received since his death late last week...