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  • Question of the day: What's happened to Alex Ovechkin? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times What’s happened to Alexander Ovechkin? You mean......
  • Plane Crash Survivor Dies, Dec. 17, 1960

     
    Marilyn Monroe: “The breakup that was to make Arthur Miller another ex-Mr. Marilyn Monroe, like Jim Dougherty and Joe DiMaggio, had been presaged by the declining status of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright in the Monroe menage as well as in the...
  • Paul Coates, Dec. 8, 1960

     
    Dec. 8, 1960, Richard Duket writes a 22-page letter to Paul Coates describing his descent into a life of crime…. And Marilyn Monroe says one reason she divorced Joe DiMaggio is because he watched TV instead of talking to her,......
  • Paul Coates, Dec. 7, 1960

     
    Dec. 7, 1960: Paul Coates files another piece on his recent trip to the Soviet Union, this time about his Intourist guide. “Like most educated Russians I met, she was either very well-informed or grossly misinformed on the facts of......
  • Paul Coates, Dec. 6, 1960

     
    Dec. 6, 1960: Paul Coates writes about a Soviet woman he calls Tanya and describes the hardships of her daily life. It’s marriage for Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe in Maurice Zolotow’s “The Real Marilyn Monroe.”...
  • Christina Makes Peace With Joan Crawford, Dec. 1, 1960

     
    Dec. 1, 1960: Eastside Beer is $1.09 a six-pack or $7.81 USD 2009. On the jump, Joan Crawford’s daughter Christina tells Lee Belser: "At long last Mummy and I seem to be feeling a bond of common experience." And Marilyn......
  • Gay Talese talks with David L. Ulin

     
    In this Sunday’s Arts & Books, book critic David L. Ulin talks to Gay Talese about "The Silent Season of a Hero,"a new collection of his writings on sports. Talese has long been one of our most interesting journalists, the......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Ted Williams lose an MVP award because a Boston voter left him off the ballot?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Ted Williams lost out on the 1947 AL MVP because a voter from Boston left him off of the 10-person ballot entirely! STATUS: I'm Going With False. With the Major League Baseball season coming to a close, thoughts......
  • Marilyn Monroe, in her own words

     
    On Tuesday, publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced that it would be publishing Marilyn Monroe's writings in a new book, "Fragments," this fall. "She was a great reader and someone with real writing flair," editor Courtney Hodell told the...
  • Book review: 'The Last Boy' by Jane Leavy

    Book review: 'The Last Boy' by Jane Leavy
    The Last Boy Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood Jane Leavy Harper: 456 pp., $27.99 As a young girl growing up in the Bronx, Jane Leavy was enthralled not only by Mickey Mantle's amazing ability — at his best, he was as great as any...
  • Authors & Ideas: 'The Silent Season of a Hero' by Gay Talese

    Authors & Ideas: 'The Silent Season of a Hero' by Gay Talese
    What is it, Gay Talese is asking, about sports? It occupies a messy, emotional territory in which we embrace, and, just as easily, discard, heroes. "It's not just losing the game," Talese reflects, voice etched with the soft syllables of southern New...