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  • What's a lollapalooza?

    What's a lollapalooza?
    Two thoughts, as we watch Columbus Drive transform into a wall of portable toilets. One, must be Lollapalooza time. Two, where on Earth did that word come from? Legend and Encyclopedia Britannica have it that founder and Jane's Addiction leader Perry...
  • Bacon, butter and bourbon event Thursday at 694 Wine & Spirits

    A peculiar bit of culinary indulgence will be on offer from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at 694 Wine & Spirits (694 N. Milwaukee Ave., 312-492-6620), which is presenting a "Bacon, Butter & Bourbon" tasting. The event includes complimentary sips of small-batch...
  • 9 companies hiring now

    9 companies hiring now
    Targeting companies you want to work for can be an effective job-search strategy, particularly if you make connections with people who already work there. But which companies should you target? While it's smart to approach your dream company about a...
  • Professional poker player

    Professional poker player
    Chris Moneymaker, a Tennessee accountant, plopped down in front of his computer and watched as the screen flashed to life.  Little did he know that the $39 deposit he was about to make to PokerStars.com would change his life forever.  Less than a year...
  • "Devil's Dream" by Madison Smartt Bell

    "Devil's Dream" by Madison Smartt Bell
    "Devil's Dream" By Madison Smartt Bell Pantheon. 335 pages. $26.95 Fiddlers strike up the old tune "Devil’s Dream" more than once in the new Madison Smartt Bell novel that bears its name. It is a sprightly jig, but it turns poignant here, since the...
  • Gators land nation's top OL D.J. Humphries out of North Carolina

    Gators land nation's top OL D.J. Humphries out of North Carolina
    A couple of weeks ago, the state of Florida's top offensive lineman John Theus of Jacksonville Bolles shunned the Florida Gators for a commitment to Georgia. New head coach Will Muschamp and staff, however, did not sulk. They just refocused. So what,...
  • Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'

    Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'
    Don't get Dolly Parton started about end-of-the-world prognosticators. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was raised and remains devoutly religious, as she demonstrated so artfully in her biblically rooted classic song "Coat of Many Colors." But the...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'

    Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'
    This summer, programmers at Go Country 105 radio in Los Angeles unveiled a new single called "Country Strong" and asked listeners to guess who was the twangy alto belting out lines about how she's "hard to break, like the ground I grew up on." ----------...
  • Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast

    Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast
    Not so long ago it would have been a dream come true for sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers of Muscle Shoals, Ala., to find themselves sitting in the balcony of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and looking down upon their country music heroes onstage...
  • Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'

    Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'
    Here's some high praise for the script of "Get Low": Star Robert Duvall compares it to the work of his dear, departed friend, the distinguished playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote. "Individualizing, particularizing a place, a Southern theme, but yet...
  • Back story: Susan Straight's familial bonds stand test of time

    Back story: Susan Straight's familial bonds stand test of time
    Biraderi. The other night, my cellphone rang at one a.m. My nephew Sensei said, "Auntie. You told me to call." "Yup," I said. "And?" "I'm alive." "Excellent." Only two serious rules, my three daughters kept telling him: Don't eat chocolate or red...