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  • Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news

    Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news
    It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News." One can only...
  • A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'

    A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'
    Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery. "Selma, Lord, Selma" was a made-for-...
  • Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'

    Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'
    It was a slow breakup — the kind you know is coming but neither side wants to initiate. Then Tuesday arrived, the day when procrastination met realization. Oprah Winfrey formally broke up with Chicago. Winfrey announced to her remaining staff at...
  • Harpo Studios to close in December, official says

    Harpo Studios to close in December, official says
    It's a wrap for Harpo Studios in Chicago. The facility, which Oprah Winfrey opened in 1990 to house her talk show empire, helped turn Chicago into a bustling television center and the West Loop into a resurgent urban neighborhood. But on Tuesday, she...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Oprah departs

    Oprah departs
    Oprah Winfrey, the queen of everything Oprah, announced she is shutting down'Harpo Studios' in Chicago and laying off 200 people. A city that gave her a chance, embraced her, facilitated her rise to world media domination and, I have to believe, gave...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call takes on Oprah, McDonald's and the Cubs

    Harpo Studios' pending closure should be no surprise. Still it doesn't bode well for Chicago's bid to become home to the Oprah library. Police stations are being used as a "safe haven" to complete transactions arranged on Craigslist. The secure...
  • Oprah's new book club pick: 'Ruby' by Cynthia Bond

    Oprah's new book club pick: 'Ruby' by Cynthia Bond
    It's been more than a year since Oprah asked her fans to join her in reading a book. On Tuesday she got back into the swing of Book Club 2.0 with a new selection: "Ruby" by Cynthia Bond. "I have never read a book like this before," Oprah says in her...
  • A Mardi Gras gala, party with Oprah's makeup artist, more events

    A Mardi Gras gala, party with Oprah's makeup artist, more events
    Valentine posh Posh Essentials in Highland Park is throwing a special Valentine's Day party from 6 until 9 p.m. Feb. 12. On hand will be Oprah's makeup artist, Stella Mikhail, as well as custom spray tans, martinis, appetizers and much more. This...
  • NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub

    NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub
    Glitz and glamour were not the only things on the minds of celebrities at the 46th NAACP Image Awards on Friday. In kicking off the ceremony in Pasadena, which honors excellence in film, TV, film and literature by artists of color, host Anthony Anderson...
  • The cupcake queen changed everything

    The cupcake queen changed everything
    The pastry chef: Candace Nelson At the festival: Nelson hosts Frost: A Sprinkles Wonderland from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the Gale South Beach Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave. Tickets, if still available, are $95. Claim to fame: The former...