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  • Comments & Curiosities: A ninja and a cobra make the news

    All in all, not a bad week. If you're in the too-strange-to-be-fiction business, that is, which I am. There were two stories that moved the needle on the loopy meter way to the right: the ninja warrior at Sears, and the missing cobra at the Bronx Zoo....
  • Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms

    Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms
    Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed first. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
  • Son of military hero receives scholarship

    Burbank resident Aaron Rifkin was awarded a scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year from the Freesom Alliance Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is awarded to sons and daughters of military service men and women who have been prisoners of war, missing...
  • Your turn: Was Jimmy Smith's absence Tuesday a 'red flag?'

    Your turn: Was Jimmy Smith's absence Tuesday a 'red flag?'
    On Tuesday morning, 27 Ravens players, including a few rookies, showed up at Towson University for an informal workout organized by Derrick Mason. But as they ran sprints and played catch on the turf at Johnny Unitas Stadium, one player's absence was...
  • Cancellations, changes and additions

    Correction: Christopher Hill will appear in conversation with the Tribune's Julia Keller at 4 p.m. Saturday in Hotel Blake. The event's location was misstated in the May 27 special Lit Fest section as being in University Center/River Room. Stefan...
  • Residents pay tribute to veterans

    Residents pay tribute to veterans
    GLENDALE — Fifty Glendale service members killed in battle were honored Monday during a somber and reflective Memorial Day ceremony. The service members, who fought in either World War I, World War II, the Korean War or Vietnam War were added...
  • AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME

    AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME
    This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.    At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
  • Surrealism grande: Two bastions of intolerance collide

    I seemed to have thrown a Starbucks barista for a loop a couple of weeks ago, when I asked for a slice of pound cake and a glass of skim milk. She asked her co-coffeemaker, "Can we do that?" The other replied, "I guess so." "How much do we charge for the...
  • Beyonce gets experimental in latest studio release

    Beyonce gets experimental in latest studio release
    Beyonce, '4': 2.5 stars (out of 4) Beyonce has paid lip service and more in recent years to broadening her musical range. She’s hung out at indie-rock concerts, and this month she headlined the rock-heavy Glastonbury festival in England. In...
  • Looking at some numbers behind the IronBirds' slow start

    In the past six days, over the course of a trip to the West Coast, I was on six different planes, and drove close to 500 miles, so I'm a bit fried at the moment, and I'm going to write this column before I get the final results of the IronBirds' Wednesday...
  • TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys to headline 2011 Virgin Mobile Freefest

    TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys to headline 2011 Virgin Mobile Freefest
    TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, the Black Keys and Patti Smith are among the headliners at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion Sept. 10, organizers will announce today. The announcement follows months of...