February 26, 2013 |
It's not exactly the Yellow Brick Road, but a proverbial hop, skip and a jump up the Kennedy Expressway from the wizard of Oz's birthplace lies the origin of a new kind of Oz creation. More than a century after L. Frank Baum penned "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" in his Humboldt Park home, a Chicago-based high-tech start-up called Spooky Cool Labs has created a licensed city-building Facebook game, called "The Wizard of Oz," based on the adventures of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion and the rest of Baum's weird, wonderful creations.
April 21, 2014 |
The stars of comic books, television and movies will be in town this weekend during the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Among the comic celebs will be award-winning writer Brian Azzarello, known for his take on some of DC Comics' greatest heroes: Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman. With Batman currently celebrating his 75th Anniversary, Azzarello took time from his busy schedule to talk about the iconic character.
April 25, 2014 |
Among the many stars of comic books and graphic novels to appear at C2E2 (Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo) this weekend will be DC Comics' Batman scribe Scott Snyder. I first discovered Snyder after reading his breakthrough horror title “ American Vampire ” and have been a fan ever since. He would achieve star status with his runs on “Detective Comics” and “ Superman Unchained ”, and is currently involved in planning for...
July 28, 2012 |
With NBC taking advantage of its Olympics coverage by airing sneak peeks of two of its fall shows, "Go On" and "Animal Practice," and launching Season 2 of its hit, "Grimm," August appears to be the new September. In other words, the fall TV season is upon us. "Strike Back,""Boss,""Hell on Wheels" are back. "The uneXplained," "Totally Biased with Kamau Bell" and"Major Crimes" lead the new series debuts. What follows is my continually updated list of August TV premieres, finales and special events.