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  • Monster Mash: Michael Jackson museum moving forward; Green Day, 'Glee' stars set for Tony ceremony

     
    -- Star attraction: Michael Jackson's father Joe and the city of Gary, Ind., are moving forward with plans for a $300-million museum and performing arts center dedicated to the late pop star. (Associated Press) -- Ratings boon?: Members of the......
  • Horror of horrors: Did the wrong kind of people like 'Splice'?

     
    Judging from the drubbing that "Splice" took at the box office over the weekend, with the film making a woeful $7.3 million, it's pretty obvious that the kiss of death for a horror film is to get a huge sheaf......
  • Nixon Rejects 'Liberal' and 'Conservative' Labels

     
    June 21, 1960: E.W. Darby of the Chicago Sun-Times says Vice President Richard Nixon is "impatient with such labels" as "conservative," "liberal" or "progressive conservative." "I think it is difficult to categorize people in public life with terms like...
  • Even with Razzies, Tom Cruise trounced by Adam Sandler

     
    The Tom Cruise comeback vehicle "Knight and Day" stalled at the box office this weekend earning just $20.5 million despite generally decent reviews. Audiences proved to be relatively indifferent to Cruise and his costar Cameron Diaz, another one-time draw...
  • Could 'Twilight: Eclipse' shine at the Razzies?

     
    The first two films in "The Twilight Saga" didn't win with the Razzies, but what about the third? Although "Twilight: Eclipse" has earned the best reviews of the three -- scoring 58 at Metacritic -- it has not escaped the notice of these kudos dedicated...
  • POLL: Is Roger Ebert correct to dismiss modern architecture as 'totalitarian'?

     
    Roger Ebert is giving a big thumbs-down to modern architecture. The Chicago Sun-Times film critic uses his blog to sound off on a variety of hot-button topics, from the Catholic Church to Wall Street greed. On Tuesday, Ebert posted a......
  • Lee DeWyze's hometown fans rally

     
    Chicago is getting excited about the prospect of a Lee DeWyze visit later this week, which will take place if Lee advances to the final three on Wednesday. Lee's one-day hometown return would take place on Friday and is set to include a visit to a Fox...
  • Dixon Gayer dies at 92; Orange County's liberal voice in 1960s

    Dixon Gayer dies at 92; Orange County's liberal voice in 1960s
    Dixon Gayer thought the politics of 1960s Orange County cried out for a voice of moderation. So he invented one. Gayer was an admittedly liberal columnist writing in conservative Orange County when the ultraconservative John Birch Society was a political...
  • Obama memorabilia displayed in homes

    Obama memorabilia displayed in homes
    Valata Jenkins-Monroe contributed to Barack Obama's campaign and made a few phone calls on his behalf, but she doesn't consider herself a fanatic, not even with Obama posters, T-shirts, buttons, mugs, coasters and vases in her home -- along with a photo...
  • Fellow activists say Obama's memoir has too many I's

    The drama began with a tiny ad in a local newspaper -- a notice that asbestos was about to be removed from the management office at Altgeld Gardens, the all-black public housing complex where young Barack Obama worked as a community organizer. "You think...
  • William Wharton, 82, dies; Expressionist painter launched new career as novelist

    William Wharton, an Expressionist painter who launched a new career as a novelist in his 50s and won an American Book Award for his first novel, "Birdy," has died. He was 82. Wharton, who had been in failing health for some time, died Wednesday at...