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Chance the Rapper scores a VMA nomination alongside Beyonce, Bieber and Kanye

Chance has his city doing front flips yet again.  Chicago's favorite rapper scored an MTV Video Music Award nomination for his "Angels" music video, which was shot partially on the CTA. The song, featuring Chicago rapper and producer Saba, premiered on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" in October...

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  • Fan arrested after 'touching' Justin Timberlake during celebrity golf tournament

    Fan arrested after 'touching' Justin Timberlake during celebrity golf tournament

    A California man was arrested for disorderly conduct after Justin Timberlake said he got too physical with him last weekend during the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe, sheriff's officials said Tuesday. Keith Weglin, 29, of Sacramento was booked into the county jail for...

  • This 'Shake It Off' video remake is everything you never knew you needed

    This 'Shake It Off' video remake is everything you never knew you needed

    A group of 50 residents from a New Zealand retirement village strapped on their dancing shoes and remade Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" video. And the result was glorious. The retirees from Julia Wallace Retirement Village mimicked the original video almost shot for shot, which included costumes...

  • ‘Nerve’ review: Please don't preach

    ‘Nerve’ review: Please don't preach

    Silly teenagers, always getting themselves in trouble, only concerned with what’s occurring on their screens. Would any of them actually hand over all their personal information to join Nerve, a 24-hour game where players accept increasingly difficult dares for money? As players film themselves...

  • Negroni haters, this cocktail at Steppenwolf Theatre's new bar is for you

    Negroni haters, this cocktail at Steppenwolf Theatre's new bar is for you

    An herbaceous sipper with a candy-like finale at Front Bar.

  • How can I still love the Cubs when they traded for Aroldis Chapman?

    How can I still love the Cubs when they traded for Aroldis Chapman?

    It's been a productive month for the Cubs' front office, especially when it comes to pitching. After swooping up a nice crop of talent from the 2016 draft, the organization got left-hander Mike Montgomery from Seattle. Then came the big one. On Monday, the Cubs traded for closer Aroldis Chapman. ...

  • Some Chicagoans furious Cubs/Sox game delayed 'Bachelorette' airing

    Some Chicagoans furious Cubs/Sox game delayed 'Bachelorette' airing

    Scorned fans of "The Bachelorette" took to social media to complain that WLS-Ch. 7 aired Monday's game between the Cubs and the White Sox in the time slot typically reserved for "The Bachelorette." "I invited 7 people over to watch the Bachelorette and now @ABCNetwork is airing the Cubs game instead....

  • Carrot stick or beer can? Mila Kunis describes Ashton Kutcher's penis on 'The Late Late Show'

    Carrot stick or beer can? Mila Kunis describes Ashton Kutcher's penis on 'The Late Late Show'

    Would you disclose the penis size of your significant other to avoid slurping down a cup of clam juice? Well Mila Kunis was forced to make that difficult decision Monday night on "The Late Late Show," hosted by James Corden. "Bad Moms" actresses Kunis and Christina Applegate put their gag reflexes...

  • 'The Bachelorette' Episode 9 recap: Everyone is campaigning to be the Bachelor

    'The Bachelorette' Episode 9 recap: Everyone is campaigning to be the Bachelor

    Welcome to RedEye's coverage of “The Bachelorette,” arguably the most misogynistic show on television! The format is pretty simple: Five women of RedEye each drafted five or six of the 26 competing men. Everyone gets one point for every man who gets through each week. It was heartbreak city on...

  • Cubs bet on Aroldis Chapman to lead them to World Series despite off-field issues

    Cubs bet on Aroldis Chapman to lead them to World Series despite off-field issues

    Cubs President Theo Epstein described Aroldis Chapman as a "game changer" who might complete the transformation of the team's direction and image. In acquiring the flamethrowing left-handed closer from the Yankees, the Cubs made their biggest statement about their will to win the World Series by...

  • 9 do's and don'ts for commuting Pokémon Go players

    9 do's and don'ts for commuting Pokémon Go players

    It’s no surprise that as Pokémon Go continues to sweep the nation, you’ll see more and more people playing the popular game around Chicago. Pokémon Go enthusiasts are easy to spot. They’ll have their heads down and phones out, making quick vertical strokes on their screen or even spinning in circles....

  • Chicago activists protest police hate crime ordinance with Homan Square sit-in

    Chicago activists protest police hate crime ordinance with Homan Square sit-in

    A group of Chicago activists has staged a demonstration since Friday near a controversial West Side police facility, vowing not to leave until the City Council formally scraps a proposed ordinance that would make attacking first responders a hate crime. Members from several organizations, forming...

  • Michael Jordan makes pair of $1M donations in wake of nationwide violence

    Michael Jordan makes pair of $1M donations in wake of nationwide violence

    Michael Jordan is many things—basketball superstar, successful businessman, all-star trash-talker—but he rarely has been outspoken about social issues.  On Monday, however, the Bulls legend and Charlotte Hornets owner issued a statement via the The Undefeated on the recent swath of violence that...

  • South Side native Kel Mitchell reflects on 'All That' days

    South Side native Kel Mitchell reflects on 'All That' days

    South Side native Kel Mitchell and some of his former "All That" castmates got nostalgic Saturday during their Comic-Con reunion panel in San Diego. Mitchell was joined by Highland Park native Josh Server, Danny Tamberelli and Lori Beth Denberg as they shared their favorite moments and characters...

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