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  • Versatile comic Jim Gaffigan adds 'author' to his resume

    Versatile comic Jim Gaffigan adds 'author' to his resume
    When Jim Gaffigan plays the Chicago Theatre this weekend, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the Northwest Indiana native. His comedy makes no effort to hide his love for the simple things of Midwestern life. He talks openly about his love of food and...
  • The history of Charles Dickens (sort of) via the Smiths (sort of)

    "As everybody knows," sings Charles Dickens, "I started writing prose." Under the 19th-century facial hair is English actor and musician Mathew Baynton. He presents the life and works of Charles Dickens in a three-minute pop song that sounds like it...
  • Film Review: 'Now You See Me'

    The tricks are as flashy as the plotting is flimsy in "Now You See Me," an illusion-filled caper from director Louis Leterrier that poses no serious challenge to Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige" or David Mamet's "The Spanish Prisoner" in the pantheon of...
  • 'Now You See Me' Cast Believes in Magic

    Since Summit's "Now You See Me" is all about four magicians who pull off a series of heists, it was only fitting that magic tricks should be the major topic of conversation at the Gotham premiere, held May 21 at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater. "My wife...
  • 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone'

    Pretty much a Will Ferrell movie without Will Ferrell - since he has reveled in spoofing such professions as newscasting, auto racing and figure skating - this parody of the magic business casts Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi as veteran illusionists who...
  • Magically ridiculous

    Magically ridiculous
    Growing up, John Edward Szeles wanted to be a magician similar to one of his heroes, David Copperfield. But during a high school talent show, he realized he would never be a great magician. His childhood dream didn't end there, though. Szeles, who goes by...
  • WESH hires reporter from Jackson, Miss.

     
    The latest hire at WESH-Channel 2: Reporter Travell Eiland, who will join the NBC affiliate on Oct. 22 and work the night shift. He has been working at WAPT in Jackson, Miss. WAPT and WESH are both owned by Hearst Television. Eiland also has worked at...
  • Charlie Sheen selects favorite “Two and a Half Men” episodes for FX marathon

     
    As his new FX series Anger Management gets set to debut this Thursday, June 28, Charlie Sheen will be taking a look back at his former series, Two and a Half Men, when FX presents a 12-hour marathon of Sheen's 24 favorite episodes of Men on Thursday...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Red Lights' star Cillian Murphy and writer/director Rodrigo Cortes

    Video/Q&A: 'Red Lights' star Cillian Murphy and writer/director Rodrigo Cortes
    “The magazine’s called RedEye?” asks “Red Lights” star Cillian Murphy, who played the villain in the 2005 horror-on-an-airplane film “Red Eye.” Yes, I tell him, and ask if he gets strange looks on planes. “...
  • Shedding light on the man behind the books

    Shedding light on the man behind the books
    Step back, Scrooge. There's another Dickens hit in town — but only for a few days. Step lively if you want to snag a ducat before it departs. "Dickens' Women," first performed by star and co-creator Miriam Margolyes in 1989, closes out a...
  • Ruby Sparks -- The Interview

    Ruby Sparks -- The Interview
    I was excited to drive downtown to the W Hotel to interview the cast of Ruby Sparks. I had to redeem myself. You see, I sat in a cabana by the pool and interviewed Marisa Tomei there. It was the only interview I’ve ever done that I consider a...
  • The Magic of Wizzo

    The Magic of Wizzo
    One of "Chicago's Very Own" is being honored tomorrow night for his role as a Chicago television pioneer. Marshall Brodien, Bozo's wacky wizard Wizzo, is being inducted into the National Television Academy's Silver Circle. And as WGN's Dean Richards...