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  • Gabriel García Márquez takes his place in the pantheon

    The first time I met Gabriel García Márquez, then an unknown writer in Mexico, was on July 6, 1962, in the office of the producer of Luis Buñuel's movie "Viridiana." I remember the date well because after noticing the headline, Gabo asked to borrow the...
  • Andrew Jenks, Dylan Ratigan Team for Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    Producer and TV host Andrew Jenks and journalist Dylan Ratigan are launching New York-based Jenks & Ratigan Prods. to generate TV, movie and digital projects. The duo is promising to deliver "substantive, entertaining content that humanizes storytelling....
  • NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows

    NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows
    NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas. The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
  • Fate of beach staircase up in the air

    Fate of beach staircase up in the air
    Highland Park city and park officials veered in a new direction on a proposed Central Avenue staircase to Park Avenue Beach, opting to seek private partners for the costly venture, if it's viable. Officials were unanimous at a recent meeting in...
  • A glance at Florida's big cruise ships

    Here's a look at the biggest ships calling Florida home this spring and summer. Norwegian Getaway Homeport: Miami Regular capacity: 4,000 Debuted: 2014 Sails: 7-night eastern Caribbean trips Info: 866-234-7350866-234-7350; ncl.com Features: A sister...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Doing it their way

    'Mad Men' recap: Doing it their way
    “It’s nice to see family happiness again.” You said it, Lou. How strange that it’s Lou Avery, of all people -- the creator of "Scout's honor" and the equivalent of King Joffrey in a mohair sweater -- who perfectly sums up my...
  • Michael Cunningham on 'The Snow Queen'

     Michael Cunningham on 'The Snow Queen'
    After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
  • Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs

    Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs
    Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
  • Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park

    Annette Bening cast in 'King Lear' in New York's Central Park
    Having recently completed one stage production in Los Angeles, Annette Bening has already set her next theatrical outing: a role in Shakespeare's "King Lear" that New York's Public Theater will produce this summer in Central Park. Bening will play the...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Bill Murray busts loose with ghosts

      Originally published in the Chicago Tribune June 8, 1984 "Ghostbusters" is the movie that confirms Bill Murray as one of our funniest comic actors. He's funny doing absolutely nothing in this overblown, special-effects-filled, $25 million comedy...