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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Nation honors its veterans in traditional, non-traditional ways

    Nation honors its veterans in traditional, non-traditional ways
    The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation. The commemoration at Arlington, where more than 40,000...
  • Messenger King: Michael Jackson and the politics of #BlackLivesMatter

    Messenger King: Michael Jackson and the politics of #BlackLivesMatter
    "Where are all the celebrities?" That's a question many supporters of #BlackLivesMatter protests are asking. At this moment of great unrest, some are feeling a lack of leadership from those who have worldwide media platforms. Many black actors and...
  • 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...
  • Group offers modern take for grieving widows

    Group offers modern take for grieving widows
    Carolyn Moor and her husband were both 36 years old the night he was thrown from his vehicle in a hit-and-run accident that killed him. It was Valentine's Day nearly 15 years ago. Suddenly a widow with two young children, Moor joined a support group for...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...