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  • It's 'So, Anyway' by John Cleese, not 'Monty Python' by John Cleese

    It's 'So, Anyway' by John Cleese, not 'Monty Python' by John Cleese
    John Cleese recently fell under the spell of singer Taylor Swift when they appeared together on the popular British chat series "The Graham Norton Show," which airs here on BBC America. "I am more ignorant about music than anyone you have ever spoken to...
  • R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'

    R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'
    Culturally, physically, scatologically — it's hard to overstate "The Complete Zap Comix." Let's start with the thing itself: If I threw it at your head, and landed a solid strike, I might end you. It weighs 20 pounds, stands more than a foot...
  • TV ratings: 'SNL' posts best household numbers since February

    TV ratings: 'SNL' posts best household numbers since February
    With Chris Rock as host and Prince as musical guest, "Saturday Night Live" this weekend earned its highest ratings since February, according to early Nielsen numbers. The NBC show averaged a household rating of 4.9/12 in Nielsen's 54 metered markets and...
  • Cat Dancer still entertaining pets after 30 years

    Cat Dancer still entertaining pets after 30 years
    As a cash-strapped university student in the late 1970s, Jim Boelke had an idea and applied for a patent and today he owns a profitable factory with distribution from Japan and Hong Kong to Europe, South America and every state in the United States....
  • Review: 'Yes Please' by Amy Poehler

    Review: 'Yes Please' by Amy Poehler
    I wrote this review for Amy Poehler's "Yes Please" on the Red Line to my cubicle job in the South Loop. I wrote it on a plane to a conference in Nashville, Tenn. I wrote it in the car, waiting for my 6-year-old son to finish school. I kept trying to...
  • Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe

    Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe
    It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television. The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
  • New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse

    New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse
    A diverse slate of series ranging from a Civil War drama to a satire of New Age yoga culture will highlight Amazon Studio'sĀ first pilot season lineup for 2015. The projects come from a variety of top producers including Ridley Scott ("Alien"), Carlton...
  • The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD

    The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD
    Even among great artists, virtuosity is acquired, not innate. Ella Fitzgerald's recordings as a teenager are pleasant, but they don't hint at the spectacular flights she eventually would achieve as a scat singer. Frank Sinatra sounded quite polished...
  • ArtsQuest's SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival to get a second year

    ArtsQuest's SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival to get a second year
    An entertainment festival that ArtsQuest started this year will be back for a second year. The second SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will be held Jan. 31 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the organization says on its website, http://www.artsquest....
  • Cameron Diaz, Bruno Mars set for 'SNL'

    Cameron Diaz, Bruno Mars set for 'SNL'
    The Nov. 22 edition of "Saturday Night Live" will feature Cameron Diaz as host and the team of Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson as musical guest. Diaz will be promoting the new version of "Annie" in which she plays Miss Hannigan. It will be her fourth turn as...
  • Toms to touch down at Target

     Toms to touch down at Target
    For teens whose toes rarely dip into anything but Uggs or Toms, Target introduces an easy pleaser for a tough customer this Christmas. The Toms for Target collection, launching Nov. 16 at all Target stores in the U.S. and Canada and at target.com, makes...