| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2011
"The Dilemma" was not just a box office flop starring Vince Vaughn. It's also a serious contender in the battle for Word Most Likely to Start a Grammar Fight.
A dilemma, by strict definition, refers to a situation involving two equally undesirable...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Rather than watch the Luvabulls perform during a break in the action at Saturday’s Bulls-Boston Celtics game, one twenty-something Celtics fan sitting front row at the United Center turned around and pointed his camera at Ron Howard, who was sitting...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:32 PM
The Chicago International Film Festival’s annual Summer Gala has presented its career achievement award, the Silver Hugo, to some of the biggest names in Hollywood — including Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster and Nicolas Cage...
| Jan 19, 2011
How did a cheesecake from a southwest suburban bakery land a role in "The Dilemma," Ron Howard's new made-in-Chicago movie starring Vince Vaughn?
"It's all who you know," said Beth Fahey, only half jokingly. Fahey and her sister, Becky Palermo, own...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingley (aka "Ralphie from "A Christmas Story") attended the Hitz Boxing event at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Friday, as did Bo Jackson, Fabio, the Bears' Desmond Clark, the Blackhawks' Dave Bolland and Hawks legend Denis...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2010
Shea Vaughn doesn't look like a grandmother. She doesn't even look like she's old enough to be the mother of actor Vince Vaughn (she's got three other kids, by the way: Victoria, Valeri and stepson Danny). What keeps Shea looking half her age? Her...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Twentieth Century Fox has pulled early promotional materials for its comedy "Neighborhood Watch" in light of the Trayvon Martin shooting.
The studio said Tuesday that early "teaser" trailer and in-theater posters have been removed...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Florence + the Machine band members shopped at Shake, Rattle & Read before their show at The Aragon Saturday. Lead singer Florence Welch bought four books at the Uptown book and record store.
“Community” star Joel McHale had a late dinner...