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  • North Shore contestant wins again on 'Jeopardy!'

    North Shore contestant wins again on 'Jeopardy!'
    The North Shore's seemingly unsinkable "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins has done it again - twice! – beating her opponents on both Monday and Tuesday, and bringing her total winnings to $372,700. Collins' 16th and 17th victories means the 31-...
  • The pope vs. Bibi on 'What Would Jesus Speak?'

    One of the odder moments of Pope Francis’ recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land was an exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The subject was what language Jesus spoke. According to Reuters: “Jesus was here, in this land. He...
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' contestant wins 18th match, 1 victory away from tying 2nd place

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' contestant wins 18th match, 1 victory away from tying 2nd place
    After earning her 18th victory Wednesday, the North Shore's indomitable "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins is just one match shy of tying the game show's second place record of 19 wins. A Wilmette resident and Kenilworth native, Collins, 31, won $18,900...
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' contestant wins again, ties 2nd-place record

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' contestant wins again, ties 2nd-place record
    "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins secured her 19th win today, tying the game show's second-place record, officials with the show announced. Collins won $18,400 today, tying former contestant Dave Madden as the "second-winningest" contestant, show...
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion breaks second-place record

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion breaks second-place record
    North Shore game show gladiator Julia Collins captured her 20th consecutive victory on “Jeopardy!” this afternoon, securing the¬†second-place record for most matches won. Collins, 31, collected $18,100 and broke former contestant Dave Madden&...
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak
    North Shore "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins' winning streak ended Monday, with the formidable women's record-holder taking third place in her 21st and final episode. "I’ve had a while to get used to it, but still, with the final episode...
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' winner continues streak with 15th win

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' winner continues streak with 15th win
    North Shore resident and "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins continued her streak on Friday, netting $30,800 in her 15th victory and boosting her total winnings to $314,900. Officials with the game show said Collins, 31, a resident of Wilmette and a...
  • About Face Theatre hosts game show-themed Wonka Ball

     About Face Theatre hosts game show-themed Wonka Ball
    Iconic television game shows like "The Price Is Right," "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" inspired this year's Wonka Ball benefiting About Face Theatre. "The Gayme Show!" was held May 9 at Macy's on State Street with nearly 500 in attendance. Andrew...
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96

    Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96
    Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, according to multiple family and media reports.  Pardo's death at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he had continued to pre-...
  • Don Pardo dies at 96; 'Saturday Night Live' announcer

    Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96. Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...