| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Their given names are James, Christine, Brian and Todd--but many Chicagoans remember them best for their colorful DJ names--JVO, Electra, Sludge and Fook.
They were some of personalities manning the mics of Q101, the rock radio station that ruled the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Years ago when I was a student at Northwestern University, a handful of executives at America Online came to my class and explained that you, I and everyone we know would soon find ourselves pleasantly stranded on "information islands." We nodded,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:30 PM
From comics to graphic novels to television, "The Walking Dead" has infiltrated popular culture on a grand scale and shows no signs of slowing down.
"The Walking Dead: Assault" allows players to finally be able to play out the events as they...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:44 PM
If you're really excited about meeting “The Walking Dead” cast members Laurie Holden, Chandler Riggs and Chad Coleman — and attending Coleman's Q&A — at this weekend's C2E2 convention at McCormick Place, get in line.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:07 PM
This weekend: Awards, comedy, a finale and premieres, including the promising "Parts Unknown."
Anthony Bourdain is good company, and that makes him good television. He was wonderful on "No Reservations," and he flourishes on "Parts Unknown," debuting at...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:10 AM
More cinema awards.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Circle has a reputation for sometimes picking unusual choices. This year, the critics honored "Amour" (picture and female actor Emmanuelle Riva), "The Master" (director P.T. Anderson, actors Joaquin...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:15 AM
To anyone who follows the yearly awards-show banter, it's no surprise that the Golden Globe TV nominations announced Thursday would leave many viewers scratching their heads.
You never know what you'll get from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:06 AM
"The Walking Dead" is already alive and walking into its fourth season.
AMC has released a first photo from the upcoming season, featuring Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes back to work on the set in Atlanta. An ominous figure behind him indicates his...
| May 10, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Rick Grimes has returned. Production resumed on "The Walking Dead" on May 6.
The fourth season will premiere in October. To celebrate getting back to work, AMC sent out this first-look photo of Andrew Lincoln as Rick on the set in Atlanta.
| May 16, 2013
Backstage at the Emmys last year, reporters were squirming — and not just because of the ill-fitting rental tuxes and too-tight gowns. As "Modern Family" rolled to its third straight Emmy win for comedy series (after earlier pulling in prizes for...