May 20, 2014 |
Prince Harry actually agreeing to be on reality TV. Totally bonkers, right? Well, not to the contestants on Fox's “I Wanna Marry 'Harry,' “ which premieres at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The show finds 13 American women moving into a castle under the pretense of possibly meeting their Prince Charming. What they don't know is that said royal is actually Matthew Hicks, a 24-year-old British environmental consultant who just happens to look quite a bit like the U.K.'s cheekiest redhead. So just how convincing is this non-royal charmer?
May 20, 2014 |
What's the best part of a celebrity doing a magazine cover interview? (Hint: It's not seeing which restaurant they ate at.) No, it's reading all the ridiculous, unfiltered quotes that spew forth. Such is the case with the June issue of GQ: Cover boy and regular Joe, Channing Tatum, is at his finest. Can you spot which of the quotes below belong to Channing, and which came from one of his characters? It won't be easy.
May 19, 2014 |
What do Chance the Rapper, Rockie Fresh and Vic Mensa have in common, other than being Chicago rappers garnering national attention? They've all worked with Closed Sessions, meaning that Michael Kolar and Alex Fruchter, the team behind the Humboldt Park-based record label, might be the most important names you've never heard in the Chicago rap scene. Before you get your "Fire Ernest Wilkins" campaign ready, recognize that almost every important non-"drill" rap release to come from this third wave of Chicago rap (1994-'96, 2006-'07 and 2012-present)
May 13, 2014 |
With production of a new series of Star Wars movies now underway, interest in collectibles and memorabilia from the classic films is on the rise. And with the announcement that the cast from the Original Trilogy would be returning for Episode VII, the demand for items featuring the likes of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher has also spiked. That's why auction events like PROFILES IN HISTORY'S 'DEBBIE REYNOLDS - THE AUCTION FINALE' is sure to attract attention from some of the most ardent Star Wars collectors.
May 12, 2014 |
Before he wrote and starred in “Swingers” and went on to direct hits like “Elf” and “Iron Man,” Jon Favreau spent four years in Chicago learning improv at theaters like Second City, the Annoyance Theatre and Improv Olympic. “Everything came from my improv training,” says Favreau from L.A.. “It was the key to performing, it was the key to writing, to editing. The whole idea of forwarding the action, playing to the top of your intelligence, that was a big one. “I think Chicago has always been prominent in the careers of a lot...
May 4, 2014 |
It was useless for Minnesota to resist. The Blackhawks, with legitimate delusions of Stanley Cup grandeur, have a 2-0 lead in their playoff series against Minnesota after a 4-1 win Sunday at the United Center. Maybe it was the force - Sunday was May the 4 th , aka "Star Wars Day" - that propelled the Hawks to victory. They looked shaky at times but overwhelmed Minnesota when they had to, scoring two goals in the third period to put the game out of reach. "They're a patient team and they play well defensively, and sometimes when they do...