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  • In 'Out at CHM,' gay history is museum-ready

    In 'Out at CHM,' gay history is museum-ready
    When "Out at CHM" began in 2004, the idea for the series was "to do more inclusive history about the city of Chicago, to do more history that was risk-taking," said Jill Austin, a curator at the Chicago History Museum. After 10 years, 30 events,...
  • Hey Oprah, I'm a decent plumber, too!

    I don't consider myself an equal to Oprah Winfrey. I don't possess her charisma, her cell phone contact list or her billions. And I'm okay with that. We can't all grow up to be talk show hosts, media moguls and worldwide celebrities. But I do think I'm...
  • In-Demand Scribe Steven Knight Returins to Directing with 'Locke'

    Some movies boast casts of thousands. "Locke" relies on just one actor, a virtually unrecognizable Tom Hardy, who calmly juggles multiple crises via cellphone from behind the wheel of his BMW SUV. These days, the character's situation might be a metaphor...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black,' 'The Fosters' nominated for GLAAD awards

    'Orange Is the New Black,' 'The Fosters' nominated for GLAAD awards
    The LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Media Awards on Thursday, with television series such as "Orange Is the New Black," "The Fosters," "Modern Family" and "Orphan Black" earning recognition.  For outstanding drama...
  • Fox to Feature First New Look At '24′ in Super Bowl Promo (EXCLUSIVE)

    Budweiser will hawk suds. Chevrolet will hype cars. And Fox will try to sell "24," "Cosmos" and "American Idol," among other programs. When the Super Bowl comes around every February, it draws outrageous and over-the-top commercials from dozens of blue-...
  • Cafemantic: A Fluid, Farm-Fresh Menu

    Cafemantic: A Fluid, Farm-Fresh Menu
    He was looking to transform his successful coffee shop into a full-service restaurant with thoughtful local cuisine. She was a champion of local food, the executive director of Connecticut's largest farmers market. But Andrew Gütt and Winter Caplanson had...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' Variety's Justin Chang Feted At AAFCA Awards

    It was a night of laughs and tributes to "12 Years a Slave," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and other pics at the fifth annual African-American Film Critics Assn. awards. Variety chief film critic Justin Chang was also honored by the...
  • Sleep dreams: Products to help you snooze

    Sleep dreams: Products to help you snooze
    A long winter's nap, for many, has become as luxurious as a Caribbean holiday. And it's a cheaper way to escape the relentless arctic blasts of 2014. But sleep can be even more elusive than a vacation. At least 40 million Americans suffer from chronic,...
  • Biblioracle: James Frey's sins

    Biblioracle: James Frey's sins
    In general, I try to take an ecumenical approach to books and reading in this space. Sure, I have my own prejudices, but I take care not to impose them on others. For example, I've tried three separate times to read "The Da Vinci Code" and can't...
  • George Clooney on the Epic Battle to Make 'Monuments Men'

    The walls of his rustic chic home, tucked away on a quiet wooded street in Studio City, are graced with framed black-and-white photographs of gorgeous leading men from a bygone era: Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck and Paul Newman, among them. In his...
  • Ken Ziffren to be L.A.'s new film czar

    Ken Ziffren to be L.A.'s new film czar
    Veteran entertainment industry attorney Ken Ziffren, who has helped mediate labor disputes and represented some of the biggest stars in the entertainment business, is taking on a new role in Hollywood: Los Angeles film czar. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has...