This Is Where I Leave You
The family gathering comedy is one of the more difficult genres to pull off. Good for Levy for trying something different. But next time he…
Today we launch our new Twitter account, @ebertvoices.
Chaz considers Roger's influence on James Mangold's "The Wolverine."
Our contest to complete the story Roger started about the Thinking Molecules of Titan is officially closed.
Today would have been our 21st wedding anniversary. I'm thinking of Roger and our love.
The National Society of Newspaper Columnists recognized Roger with first place in the category "Online, Blog, and Multimedia Column — over 100,000 monthly unique visitors."
Charlie Schmidlin reports from a screening of the Roger Ebert–scripted "Beyond the Valley of the Dolls."
UPDATE, JUNE 27: Roger started this fun story about the patterns of molecules on Titan and the entries you are sending in to finish it are pretty cool and entertaining! We are leaving this contest open for one month, from June 18 to July 18, and after that time we will start sharing your entries and allowing you to vote on them. So please keep those entries coming!
Before he died, Roger was working on science fiction story about space exploration set in part at his beloved University of Illinois. We're having a contest to finish Roger's story. Write your own ending and send it to us. We'll gather the submissions, solicit your votes on which is the best, and announce the winner on the site. (Illustrations by Krishna Bala Shenoi.)
Back in 1984, Roger was interviewed by Terry Gross for "Fresh Air." It's a case of a great interviewer and a great subject. Though the interview is not currently available in Fresh Air's online archives, they graciously agreed to let us put up the complete interview. It's a great listen.
Here are some ways to celebrate Roger's birthday (a birthday shared by Sir Paul McCartney).