| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:19 PM
The 2012 TBS Just for Laughs Comedy Festival has announced many of its headliners for the upcoming June fete of the funny in Chicago.
The big-house slate at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., will include "An Evening With Kevin Smith" ("Clerks") on...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Not knowing whether it wants to be taken seriously or for laughs ultimately costs this tale of a neighborhood watch patrol, especially since it features three of the top faces in current screen comedy ... Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill.
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Cam Gigandet has been having a difficult time explaining the unusual premise of the independent adult comedy he's currently filming in Chicago — as would most people.
The “Twilight” and “Never Back Down” actor plays a...
| Oct 19, 2012
Tonight and Saturday
Zanies in Rosemont
He has also appeared on "The Tonight Show", "Jimmy Kimmel Live", Comedy Central, ESPN and more.
He hosted the CMT program "Mobile Home Disasters".
He starred in the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Before every field goal, Michael Farkas and his kicking coach, Nick Kaczynski, have a go-to saying to calm Marian's junior kicker: "It ain't nothing but a thing."
But getting tickets to the Notre Dame game against Stanford as a recruit, that was...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:59 PM
If you find yourself pulled out of the audience at a comedy show and dragged up on stage like a performing seal, the most you can generally expect is flop sweat, a T-shirt and a Polaroid. Not when Vince Vaughn is running things. Nope, when Ward Boss...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Chicago comedy fans have the chance to meet the cast of TBS' latest sitcom, "Sullivan & Son," just a week after its July 19 premiere.
Series star Steve Byrne and co-stars Owen Benjamin, Roy Wood Jr. and Ahmed Ahmed bring their "Sullivan & Son" Tour to UP...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Art teacher by day, boxing enthusiast by night. Macaroni in the morning, fisticuffs in the evening.
That's how Chris Guzman put his double-life to me, after we visited his third-grade art class at the Brunswick Elementary School in Gary, Indiana. The...
| Jul 26, 2012
** (out of four)
A movie called “The Watch” couldn't have worse timing.
Just because 20th Century Fox changed the film's title from “Neighborhood Watch” to “The Watch” doesn't mean the comedy about an (eventually)...
| Feb 14, 2012
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tops Chicago Magazine's list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans.
To see more details on each person selected, visit www.chicagomag.com.
1. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago
2. Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. attorney, Northern...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:43 AM
A week or so ago, we asked you to vote for the 10 best sports movies of all time. And, 9,280 ballots later we unveil your picks.
No. 9: "Rudy" (97 first-place votes, 17,053 points)
Created by the writer Angelo Pizzo and director David Anspaugh, the same...