| Dec 5, 2014
Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Steven Yeun wasn't necessarily looking to get away from the world of zombies when he auditioned for a role in "I Origins." The "Walking Dead" actor wanted a project that would take on deep ideas and ignite some worthwhile conversations.
It didn't hurt...
| Dec 4, 2014
The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival
Jan. 14-Jan. 25, various locations
Forget Sesame Street. Chicago's aiming to establish itself as the new hub of contemporary puppetry with this inaugural fest, a 12-day event that includes make-your-...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:33 AM
Daryl cried, and so did millions of "Walking Dead" fans Sunday night.
The midseason finale for the zombie drama ended so shockingly that watching "Talking Dead" was mandatory. Host Chris Hardwick dubbed his show "the 'Walking Dead' Therapy Hour."...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
It was the first day of filming "Fury," the drama of a five-man tank crew that defies the odds behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany. Jon Bernthal was waiting for cameras to roll for one of his scenes as Grady Travis, a womanizing country boy thrust into a...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Spoiler Warning: Do not read on unless you've seen "The Walking Dead" season five, episode four, titled "Slabtown."
It's fair to say that "The Walking Dead" has struggled to find a storyline for mild-mannered Beth Greene since her introduction in...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:45 PM
As jaw-dropping (and even arm- and leg-dropping) as "The Walking Dead's" season-premiere ratings were, an equally dazzling figure - at least on a return-on-investment basis - might be the numbers registered by "Talking Dead," the hour of chat devoted to...
| Oct 12, 2014
“The Walking Dead” kicks off its fifth season Sunday with Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Daryl (Norman Reedus) and the other survivors […]...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
When we last left the heroes of "The Walking Dead," things looked especially dire. Six-and-a-half months later, things haven't changed much.
Locked in a boxcar with few options, save for waiting to become dinner to a community of non-zombie cannibals,...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In an apocalypse of the undead, hope can be a harsh mistress.
The beleaguered survivors of AMC's "The Walking Dead" have confronted that cruel lesson time and again in the pulse-pounding drama that has become one of TV's hottest shows. Just when it...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
“The Walking Dead” has always had more than its share of over-the-top violent moments. But the start of Sunday’s fifth season curtain-raiser was so gut-wrenching that even some of the show’s key creative forces were shaken....