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  • King of the con men

    King of the con men
    Long before Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o said he was duped by an imaginary Internet girlfriend, Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil was plucking the gullible. A regular entry on Chicago police blotters in the first half of the 20th century, Weil was dubbed the "king of the con men" by reporters who eagerly chronicled his nefarious schemes. He brought out the poet in headline writers. A 1924 Tribune story was titled: "Weil Loses His Sangfroid As Accuser Glares."
  • Apodaca: Optimism and the state budget

    Gov. Jerry Brown has gone to great pains lately to inject a large dose of an unfamiliar characteristic — optimism — into discussions about state finances. His surprise announcement that California is now operating in the black, and that...

    Big-screen blind spot: 'Robin Hood: Men in Tights'

    Big-screen blind spot: 'Robin Hood: Men in Tights'
    Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment. Confession: In middle school, my friend...

    The Latest: A sad 'Farewell,' a colorful trek

    "Farewell, Fred Voodoo" By Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster; 329 pages Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...

    Time travel can be a delicious experience

    If you received some money for a holiday gift (or even if you didn't), you might want to use it to make the (short) trip to the Medieval Times dinner and tournament at Arundel Mills Mall. This nine-year-old theatrical experience (29 years in Kissimmee,...