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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:...
  • Administrator says the officials' inability to meet is pushing the scandal-plagued city toward insolvency.

    Bell could have problems paying its bills as early as May and has been unable to make budget cuts to stave off insolvency because City Council members who face criminal charges repeatedly have failed to show up for meetings. Now, Bell's interim city...
  • Top quotes from the mayoral race

    Top quotes from the mayoral race
    Less than a week remains before Chicago elects a new mayor (maybe), which means we'll probably only be treated to the candidates' colorful quips for a handful of days. Sigh. Today, we look at five of our favorite words or phrases from the mayoral...
  • Melbourne Florida Air Academy RB J.J. Keels makes academics a priority; Vandy tops his list

    Melbourne Florida Air Academy RB J.J. Keels makes academics a priority; Vandy tops his list
    Many athletes will say they are making their college choice based on the school's academia. Of course, no one believes most of them, but when J.J. Keels of Melbourne Florida Air Academy says he has switched his No. 1 school from Cincinnati to...
  • Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46

    Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46
    The Cinecon Classic Film Festival is not for movie softies. It's for hard-core film buffs and historians who don't want to see the usual vintage fare that pops up on Turner Classic Movies or at revival theaters. So if you're looking to see "Casablanca,"...
  • Servicemen left off memorial

    MONTROSE SHOPPING PARK — More than 40 years after the Vietnam War Memorial here was first dedicated, community members learned that five local servicemen had been left off the plaques. First dedicated in 1968, the memorial at the corner of Ocean...
  • Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music

    Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music
    "Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...
  • In pop music, a whole new way of doing business

    In pop music, a whole new way of doing business
    January has always been slump month when it comes to new pop music. Musicians tend to turn bearlike around this time, hibernating until conditions seem friendlier. Yet the resourceful pop lover will be anything but bored right now, with so much to reap...
  • On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR

    On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR
    Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run. The Bard's most visually attractive,...
  • Going on a date? New iPhone safety app lets family, friends know when you get home OK

    Going on a date? New iPhone safety app lets family, friends know when you get home OK
    Dating someone new is tough enough without having to worry about your personal safety – and a new iPhone app provides piece of mind, alerting friends and family when you get home or when you are missing in action. The new myDate Tracker Alert app for...