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  • Interview: Shaq roasting The Hoff? Diesel says it almost happened

    Interview: Shaq roasting The Hoff? Diesel says it almost happened
    Which nickname is future NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal going by now that’s he’s retired? Big Daddy? Superman? Shaq Fu? The Big Aristotle? Nope. Diesel. I know this because that’s how he introduced himself when I answered...
  • Hannibal Buress recalls time he bombed at Chance the Rapper show at Riviera

    Hannibal Buress recalls time he bombed at Chance the Rapper show at Riviera
    Watching a comedian bomb on stage is uncomfortable. Watching a comedian talk about bombing on stage? Surprisingly enjoyable. “The Tonight Show” has a feature called “Worst I Ever Bombed” in which guests appearing on the show...
  • Interview: For William Shatner, it pays to have a sense of humor

    Interview: For William Shatner, it pays to have a sense of humor
    William Shatner jokingly told new “Star Wars” director J.J. Abrams during a sketch on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last week that the franchise should revolve around Captain Kirk, the character Shatner famously played on “...
  • 'MasterChef' auditions coming to Chicago, 'House Hunters' hits Lou Malnati's, Common cast in indie film

    'MasterChef' auditions coming to Chicago, 'House Hunters' hits Lou Malnati's, Common cast in indie film
    If you’re a great cook and wouldn’t mind getting screamed at by a guy who looks like a Scottish Nick Nolte, the casting directors of Fox’s “MasterChef” want to talk to you. The Gordon Ramsay-hosted reality show will hold...
  • TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing

    TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing
    Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back this week after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel. "We prefer to reach...
  • Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed

    Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed
    I'm all for affording former Mayor Jane Byrne a long overdue geographical honor, but I draw the line at the Circle. Byrne, now 80, Chicago's only female mayor, served from 1979 to 1983, but never had her name slapped on a park, street, building,...
  • TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'

    TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'
    "Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). Derek Waters and Jeremy Konners' anthology comedy, Internet-born and cable-polished, returns for a second season on Comedy Central. The premise is a process and the process is this: A person, typically a...
  • Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'
    The upcoming Marvel adaptation of “Ant-Man” starring Paul Rudd will also feature Chicago theater actor-turned-filmmaker David Dastmalchian, whose semi-autobiographical indie “Animals” (which examined addiction with a sly and...
  • Interview: Natasha Leggero keeps a lid on controversy

    Interview: Natasha Leggero keeps a lid on controversy
    Natasha Leggero somehow went from being the target of death threats to the envy of the comedy community in a span of a few days. The Rockford-born comedian came under fire when she referenced SpaghettiOs' controversial Pearl Harbor tweet during NBC's...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Cubs' Ryan Dempster puts teammates to work at casino-themed benefit, Charlie Sheen coming to Chicago, Tom Morello vs. Rahm Emanuel

    Cubs' Ryan Dempster puts teammates to work at casino-themed benefit, Charlie Sheen coming to Chicago, Tom Morello vs. Rahm Emanuel
    How did Ryan Dempster convince his Cubs teammates to wear tuxedos and man the blackjack and craps tables at his charity event Wednesday, just hours after the team’s game against the Atlanta Braves? I’m not exactly sure. But whatever he did,...