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One on One: Funny Nora Dunn returns to Chicago roots with new solo stage show

One on One: Funny Nora Dunn returns to Chicago roots with new solo stage show

During the two-year odyssey for Nora Dunn to create and fine-tune her new one-woman show "Mythical Proportions," the funny lady of NBC "Saturday Night Live" fame did her share of learning and self-discovery.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Highland reader has NWI memories of Oprah and Dr. Joyce Brothers

OFFBEAT: Highland reader has NWI memories of Oprah and Dr. Joyce Brothers

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Passing of famed pairs this month totals three

OFFBEAT: Passing of famed pairs this month totals three

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Original 'Dear Abby' dead at age 94

OFFBEAT: Original 'Dear Abby' dead at age 94

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 18, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Meatloaf a tasty menu mainstay

FROM the FARM: Meatloaf a tasty menu mainstay

Last week, my parents joined me when I was invited to speak at a luncheon event for First United Methodist Church in Valparaiso.

January 16, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Early reader Christmas gift with recipe request

FROM the FARM: Early reader Christmas gift with recipe request

Reader Diane Merrick of Munster was very happy on Monday to get some recipe help.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am
Amelia Barrett as Ann Landers in "The Lady with All the Answers"

Amelia Barrett as Ann Landers in "The Lady with All the Answers"

Actress Amelia Barrett plays advice columnist Ann Landers in "The Lady with All the Answers" presented by Buffalo Theatre Ensemble.

September 19, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Buffalo Theatre Ensemble has 'All the Answers' with Ann Landers play

OFFBEAT: Buffalo Theatre Ensemble has 'All the Answers' with Ann Landers play

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 19, 2012 12:00 am
Twin Sister Advice Columnists  Abigail Van Buren and Ann Landers in 1986

Twin Sister Advice Columnists Abigail Van Buren and Ann Landers in 1986

Twin sister advice columnists Abigail Van Buren (left) and Ann Landers (right) are shown in a photo from June 1986, at their 50th high school reunion in Sioux City, Iowa.

August 12, 2012 12:00 am
Syndicated columnist 'Dear Abby' continues her 94-year-old iconic mother's biz traditions

Syndicated columnist 'Dear Abby' continues her 94-year-old iconic mother's biz traditions

Letters and emails about "end-of-life decisions" are frequent topics in the flood of daily correspondence read by Jeanne Phillips, aka writer Abigail Van Buren, author of the legendary "Dear Abby" syndicated advice column. 

August 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

Photos

OFFBEAT: Legendary advice columnist 'Dear Abby' speaking at Chicago conference

OFFBEAT: Legendary advice columnist 'Dear Abby' speaking at Chicago conference

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Jeffery Zaslow

Jeffery Zaslow

Jeffrey Zaslow

February 13, 2012 12:00 am
Ann Landers in 1985

Ann Landers in 1985

Columunist Ann Landers is shown during an interview at her Chicago residence in Aug. 9, 1985.

January 27, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: You're invited to Teibel's tribute luncheon to Ann Landers

OFFBEAT: You're invited to Teibel's tribute luncheon to Ann Landers

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 27, 2012 12:00 am
Twins Ann Landers (left) and Abigail Van Buren (right) in 1976 at their 40-year high school reunion

Twins Ann Landers (left) and Abigail Van Buren (right) in 1976 at their 40-year high school reunion

Twins Ann Landers (left) and Abigail Van Buren (right), rival syndicated advice columnists, shared a laugh and lunch when they returned to their hometown of Sioux City, Iowa in 1976 for their 40-year high school reunion.

January 18, 2012 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: You're invited to Ann Landers Valentine's Day lunch at Teibel's

FROM the FARM: You're invited to Ann Landers Valentine's Day lunch at Teibel's

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

January 18, 2012 12:00 am
'SNL' fav Nora Dunn loving stage time in 'Love, Loss, and What I Wore'

'SNL' fav Nora Dunn loving stage time in 'Love, Loss, and What I Wore'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 30, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'New' Broadway in Chicago stage space feels right at home

OFFBEAT: 'New' Broadway in Chicago stage space feels right at home

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 25, 2010 12:00 am Related
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