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  • Mark Zuckerberg launches Facebook book club

    This year, Mark Zuckerberg is hoping you'll stop constantly checking Facebook, at least long enough to read a few books. The CEO and founder of the popular social media site is starting a book club, and he'd like you to join him. In a post on —...
  • Swamp Dogg feels he's back where he started

    Swamp Dogg feels he's back where he started
    It took nearly 45 years, but with his new album “The White Man Made Me Do It,” Swamp Dogg says he's finally delivered the appropriate follow-up to his 1970 cult classic “Total Destruction to Your Mind.” It's not that the 72-year-...
  • Modern-day protesters need a clear voice in a noisy, noisy world

    One of my guiding principles in life is to agree with everything Oprah Winfrey says. That principle is rooted in the sincere hope that Ms. Winfrey (who I'm sure looks very nice today) will eventually give me a free car, an embarrassingly large sum of...
  • From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world

    From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world
    This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005. Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
  • Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons

    Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons
    With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...
  • Hurston's life fascinates as much as her fiction

    Just after sundown on a January evening 55 years ago — Jan. 29, 1960, to be exact — Zora Neale Hurston died at the segregated St. Lucie County nursing home where she had been transferred in late October after suffering the first of two...
  • 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-...
  • Baltimore author Wes Moore publishes his second book

    Baltimore author Wes Moore publishes his second book
    Baltimore author, entrepreneur and military veteran Wes Moore is a man on a quest. It's a long and arduous journey, full of false starts and unforeseen pitfalls. It's also the kind of quest that only an idealist undertakes. Moore is convinced that...
  • Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities

    Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities
    Every year when awards season rolls around, the local media flutter with news of the Chicago connections. When the Amazon series "Transparent" won best TV comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes, loud note was taken of the fact that its creator, Jill Soloway,...
  • 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...
  • '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...