February 10, 2012 |
Working undercover as the assassin Rako Hardeen, Obi-Wan Kenobi survived "The Box. " Now he's poised to carry out, or foil, the devious plans of the Sith. The latest "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" episode, titled "Crisis on Naboo," wraps up the four-episode arc in which Obi-Wan has immersed himself in Count Dooku's evil plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine at the festival on Naboo in exchange for the release of all Separatist prisoners. Cad Bane has been put in charge of the bounty hunter team sent to Naboo, and Rako Hardeen will play a key role in the scheme.
February 1, 2012 |
Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) has no shortage of old and new adversaries. At the end of this week's episode, "Harlan Roulette," Raylan's pursuit of Wynn Duffy (Jere Burns) brought him face-to-face for the first time with his real nemesis, Detroit mob "star" Robert Quarles (Neal McDonough). The episode ended perfectly with Raylan snapping Quarles' photo and giving him a look that said, A. "You're strange," and B. "Should I be worried about you?" In "The Devil You Know," Raylan's got some old enemies on his mind.
February 21, 2013 |
With Merlin lured away from Camelot, Queen Guinevere makes King Arthur an assassin's target in the latest "Merlin. " When fearsome King Sarrum of Amata (John Shrapnel) visits Camelot to sign a treaty with Arthur (Bradley James), Gwen (Angel Coulby) forges a secret pact with the duplicitous ruler to have one of his men kill Arthur in "The Hollow Queen," premiering at 9 p.m. CT Friday on Syfy. Merlin (Colin Morgan), who has agreed to help a young Druid boy save his sister, is far from Camelot.
August 28, 2012 |
Take a deep breath. OK, now you're ready for another summer music fest, right? We hope so. This weekend's North Coast Music Fest (running through Sunday in Union Park) offers plenty of reasons to be excited for another weekend-long music bash, both on stage and off. Click here for the Top 10 acts to see at North Coast 4 reasons you can be excited about North Coast 1. This summer's other fests had few hip-hop acts worth seeing. Between Big Boi and Atmosphere alone, North Coast represents this year with two of our favorites.
January 30, 2013 |
The Knights of the Round Table have been an important part of "Merlin" from early in the show's five-season run. They're key to the action in the next episode, too. In "The Disir" airing Friday, Sir Leon (Rupert Young), Sir Gwaine (Eoin Macken), Sir Percival (Tom Hopper) and Sir Elyan (Adetomiwa Edun) and knight-in-training Mordred (Alexander Vlahos) accompany King Arthur (Bradley James) and Merlin (Colin Morgan) on a mission to learn who has cast a dark judgment against Camelot's king.
April 18, 2012 |
Chicago's sure sign of summer is a crowded patio. We've already been treated to a few weekends of al fresco-friendly weather, but the best of the outdoor dining and drinking season is yet to come. Here's a look at the patios, rooftops and sidewalk cafes that deserve a spot on your summer to-do list. 8 HOT PATIOS TO WATCH FOR Ada Street 1664 N. Ada St. 773-697-7069 This out-of-the-way tavern on the east edge of Bucktown will become even more destination-worthy when the weather warms up for good.
November 30, 2012 |
In this Friday's episode of "Hunted," spy Sam Hunter is forced to explain her police record to Stephen Turner, the man with whom she is sleeping as her alias persona, as you can see in the Show Patrol TV exclusive sneak peek above. It's a bit ironic that Sam (Melissa George) accuses Stephen (Stephen Campbell Moore) of spying on her and not trusting her in the clip, since she's the one spying on him. Sam is undercover, living with the Turner family as the nanny to Stephen's son so that she can prevent his father, Jack ( Patrick Malahide )
February 22, 2013 |
Here is something new for Geek To Me readers! Courtesy of Wunderkind PR comes this excerpt from The Mongoliad Book Three by Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, Mark Teppo, Nicole Galland, Erik Bear, Joseph Brassey and Cooper Moo . Here is how the book is described and the excerpt. Let me know what you think and if you'd like to see more of these on Geek To Me : THE MONGOLIAD: BOOK THREE (47North, February 26, 2013; $14.95 trade paperback, $9.99 digital) is the riveting third and final installment in this epic tale.
November 28, 2011 |
With each episode of the Fox comedy "New Girl," we've gotten to know Jess and her roomies Nick and Schmidt pretty well. But we haven't learned a lot about Winston. He played basketball in Europe. He seems to be the most even-keeled of the group. He doesn't have a job, and isn't sure of what job he wants or can get. But in "Bells," airing at 8 p.m. Nov. 29, we'll see Winston's dark side, teases Chicago native Lamorne Morris. (He's such a Tunkel.) "First of all, Winston is extremely good at whatever he does," Morris told me during a Thanksgiving week interview at RedEye.