| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Shameless plug alert: I'll be appearing on Facing South Florida with Jim DeFede on Sunday, the weekly current affairs show on CBS-4 (WFOR-TV).
The program airs at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. I'll be talking about the government shutdown and debt ceiling...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Starz had a busy day Friday at New York Comic-Con, unveiling a new trailer for the upcoming pirate drama "Black Sails" as well as presenting footage for Season 2 of "Da Vinci's Demons." (See that in a separate story here.)
"Black Sails," from...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:15 AM
This shouldn't be too hard to find.
Showtime's "Shameless" will return to Chicago to film exterior scenes Nov. 5 to 11 and is in need of extras for a tailgating scene at Soldier Field, according to Atmosphere Casting of Chicago’s Facebook page....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:22 AM
When the competition on the ice ended last week in Boston with the Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy, the competition among Chicago's trendiest hangouts began.
American Junkie co-owner Bradley Parker said he texted three Blackhawks players to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Maybe the folks who vote for Emmy nominations couldn’t decide which clone character in BBC America’s "Orphan Black" should have earned Tatiana Maslany an Emmy nomination.
More likely, they simply snubbed a genre series once again. Maslany...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Showtime's "Shameless" filmed a Chicago tailgate party and a flash mob in November, and both scenes appear in the Season 4 premiere.
You can watch the premiere, which debuts at 8 p.m. Jan. 12 on TV, online right now. The episode begins shortly after...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Over and over, the negative reviews of "August: Osage County" have pulled variations on a sad theme, with various New York- and LA-based critics wrestling with the film without having seen, or read, the Tracy Letts play that came before it. Paraphrased,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:00 PM
These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?"
And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics.
The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:31 PM
I was getting bored with Starz's new pirate drama "Black Sails"—then Billy Bones and the crew of the pirate ship Walrus began scraping barnacles off the landlocked vessel.
Who knew barnacle removal could be so fascinating? "Black Sails" (8 p.m....