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  • U.K.'s 'Sex Box' TV Series Coming to the U.S.

    WE tv has ordered a one-hour pilot based on the U.K. relationship talk show "Sex Box." Produced by Relativity Televison, "Sex Box" follows real couples who enter a soundproof box to have sex and, upon exiting, address their issues onstage and talk...
  • The elegant database solution to the clash between religious and gay rights

     
    Can you imagine having a censorious photographer prowling around your wedding? Having some sour, judgmental lensman looking with revulsion at you and your new spouse -- for any reason --– and saying bitterly to the guests “Smile, somehow&#...
  • The advantages of being low maintenance

    Q. I have tried to use advice you give in this column to help me get more help at work. However, I keep getting feedback that I'm high maintenance. In every job I've had, people seem to like me at first. Then they start avoiding me. I make sure I give...
  • Helping others in the office is a way to help yourself

    Q. The advice in your column often seems geared to avoid making other people uncomfortable. My job is hard enough without having to walk on eggshells about other people's feelings. Since the tools you teach seem to be tricky to learn and take time, how...
  • Online posts reveal the dark side of sharing

    Online posts reveal the dark side of sharing
    Dear Miss Manners: My Facebook friends have wonderful lives, and I am glad for them. They have the best boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife. ("Yeah, be jealous," demands one young lady about the man in her life.) Their sons and daughters win academic...
  • 13 Unlucky factors threatening your job security

    DEAR JOYCE: Things aren't going so well at the company where I work, and I worry that there's trouble ahead for my department. I seem to recall that you once cited signs of trouble ahead for one's continued employment in his or her job. It was good...
  • Green with envy over 'Fifty Shades of Gray'

    While you were sleeping -- or having wild, passionate sex -- publishing history was being made. This week, a trilogy of "mommy porn" hit the $20 million sales mark in the United States, surpassing records set by both "The Da Vinci Code" and "Harry Potter....
  • Jon Anderson, 1936-2014

    Jon Anderson, 1936-2014
    Jon Anderson, an unflappable Canadian with a shock of white hair, a patrician demeanor and a cheerful facility in French, quickly stood out in 1970s-era Chicago newsrooms marked by chain-smoking reporters, clacking typewriters, hurled invectives and...
  • DEC 9 | TribNation Holiday Book Fair

    DEC 9 | TribNation Holiday Book Fair
    TribNation Holiday Book Fair at Open Books on Monday, December 9th  Chicago Tribune and Agate Publishing have released six books in recent weeks featuring some of the Tribune's most popular writers, weekly features and historic photos. At this free...
  • Best career advice for 2013

    DEAR READERS: Here's my annual best-advice column refreshed for 2013. DIG DIGITAL MOVES. Assuming you don't want to be left by the side of yesterday's road, update your computer-related job search skills. If you're a little shaky on computer, smartphone,...