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Six years ago, Robert S. Boynton in the Atlantic Monthly nominated a group of new black intellectuals whom he hailed for going beyond race to look at the "commonality of American concern." Yet if race were placed in the background of their work, none of...
Times Staff WriterIn his rousing concert film "DysFunKtional Family," comedian Eddie Griffin takes the stage like the Midwestern tornado he is and keeps his audience laughing until the very last second. Griffin is a protean talent with razor-sharp wit who has already...
Tribune arts criticRead the reviews of last weekend's top-grossing movie, "Diary of a Mad Black Woman," and it's pretty clear that most mainstream critics had never before heard of Tyler Perry and thought Madea was a misspelling of the woman associated with Euripides. It'...
Times Pop Music CriticIf Dr. Dre wins producer-of-the-year honors at the Grammys on Feb. 21, as is widely predicted, it will be a victory not only for the 36-year-old rap titan, but also for rap music itself. By rights, Dr. Dre should have won a Grammy for producer of the...
Tags: Tupac Shakur, Elections, Music Industry, Eminem, Isaac Hayes
Sun StaffFirst in a series of occasional articles PEORIA, Ill. -- It's a tricky business, taking the pulse of Peoria. As in any town, opinions vary -- from the tugboat operators guiding barges up the Illinois River to the fresh-faced boys, lean as cornstalks,...
Special To The TimesThe world needs many things besides (but still including) that "love, sweet love" thing. The world needs poets rhetorically nimble enough to articulate the breadth of our anxieties and hopes. The world needs leaders who can guide us through the perils...
Tags: Vehicles, Defense, Snoop Dogg, Disc Jockeys, Plastic Surgeons
Tribune Staff Reporter"Last time I was down South, I walked into this restaurant. This White waitress came up to me and said, 'We don't serve colored people here.' I said, 'That's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken.' About that time, these...
Tags: Slavery, Elections, Racism, Heads of State, Chris Rock
FOR THE TIMESFriday November 8, 1996 Larry Bishop, the writer, director, co-producer and featured performer of the gangster farce "Mad Dog Time," is the son of comedian Joey Bishop, and was in his teens when his dad and his pals Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday February 21, 1997 No one has ever needed to tell David Lynch to stop making sense. From "Eraserhead" through "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me," his films have focused on the creepy illogic of nightmare, on mocking reason and celebrating the...
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