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  • The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook

    The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is starting a book club. My question: Who brings the wine? Is there an app for that? Zuckerberg announced the book club on — where else? — Facebook. He intends to read a book every other week for an entire...
  • Rekha Basu: Nation's voting rights laws headed in wrong direction

    One of the most painful scenes in Ava DuVernay's film, "Selma," about Martin Luther King Jr.'s protest marches in Selma, Ala., shows nurse Annie Lee Cooper, played by Oprah Winfrey, being turned away from registering to vote because she can't name the...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Season 5, Episode 3 recap: Choosing your own path

    'Downton Abbey' Season 5, Episode 3 recap: Choosing your own path
    Lady Mary and Tony Gillingham have spent about a week out and about in Liverpool. And by "out and about," I mean "in bed in their Liverpool hotel." They seem happy at first. They passionately kiss. They separately order breakfast to their adjoining...
  • 'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned

    'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned
    Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma"  in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King...
  • Merle Haggard to play Fort Lauderdale

    Merle Haggard to play Fort Lauderdale
    Sure, he's an Okie from Muskogee, but Merle Haggard's cred runs deeper than that. Witness December 2010, when he sat in an opera box next to fellow Kennedy Center honorees Paul McCartney and Oprah Winfrey. That's what one of the strongest voices from...
  • Is Mitt Romney's La Jolla home fair game for a column? But of course.

    Is Mitt Romney's La Jolla home fair game for a column? But of course.
    If there was any doubt that the 2016 presidential campaign is already upon us, all you had to do was read about the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting in Coronado over the weekend. Not only did political reporters write reams about...
  • Jessica Chastain receives abuse following diversity speech at the Critics' Choice Awards

    Jessica Chastain said Tuesday she has received a barrage of abuse following her recent speech urging more diversity in Hollywood. The American actress, who was honored as Most Valuable Player at last Thursday's Critics' Choice Awards ceremony, used her...
  • Estrenos de cine: 'Selma' y 'Beloved Sisters'

    Selma * * * ½ Antes de ser asesinado en 1968, Martín Luther King Jr. se convirtió en símbolo de libertad e igualdad, pero con el paso del tiempo la propaganda oficial lo redujo a una simple estatua que muchos veneran, pero pocos conocen. La cineasta...
  • Readers also struggle at working from home

     Readers also struggle at working from home
    I had the pleasure of interviewing Cheryl Strayed over the weekend at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, where hundreds of people packed the Rosemont Convention Center's makeshift auditorium to hear the "Wild" author share her thoughts on writing,...
  • Marriage expert to share advice at JAFCO event

    Marriage expert to share advice at JAFCO event
    M. Gary Neuman did "Oprah" when she had her talk show and he's a regular on "Today" with Kathie Lee & Hoda. In fact, if you Google the Miami Beach psychotherapist, [and an ordained but not practicing rabbi] you'll see he has six books to his credit...
  • 'Selma' stars, including Oprah Winfrey, march in Alabama, honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

    SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds Sunday ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, recalling one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights struggle. Their steps in tribute to King in...